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John Haffey

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John is a graduate of Villanova University with degrees in History, Communications, and Political Science. A lifelong Norwalk resident, he covers an array of topics from real estate and education to sports and entertainment. John has previously worked as a freelance reporter and brings experience in digital media advertising. A surfer, fisherman, and boater, John is prone to drop everything if the fish begin to bite or the waves are on.

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  1. Workplace Snacking - Satisfying The Craving Can Actually Be Good For You

    Workplace Snacking - Satisfying The Craving Can Actually Be Good For You

    MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. -- It's a common workday conundrum: it's too early for lunch and too late for breakfast, but your stomach won't stop growling. While heading to the break room and grabbing a quick snack can cause guilt among health-conscious eaters, according to the nutrition experts at Northern Westchester Hospital, snacking during the day isn't necessarily a recipe for diet ...

  2. Zika And Pregnancy: Should You Be Tested?

    Zika And Pregnancy: Should You Be Tested?

    The images associated with Zika in the media are alarming: they depict babies with abnormally small heads, sick mothers and display evidence of various other birth defects. While it is known that children born with the virus can experience physical and mental impairments for the rest of their lives, questions remain. How common is Zika, and should mothers really worry about the ...

  3. Don't Get Blinded By Window Treatment Options

    Don't Get Blinded By Window Treatment Options

    When redecorating a room, new blinds and shutters offer a quick and affordable way to transform a space and create a one-of-a-kind feel. From light filtering blinds to blackout shades, each window treatment offers a variety of aesthetic and practical benefits."Because every room has its own purpose and scale, the selection process is important," said Kimberly Scappaticci, the ...

  4. Every Day Is Summer Vacation At Stunning Area Homes

    Every Day Is Summer Vacation At Stunning Area Homes

    There's no denying the fun in summer road trips. However, between the traffic, cost and other headaches associated with summer travel, sometimes staying local is an attractive alternative. And although "staycations" have their upside no matter where you live, at several William Raveis listings, home really is the best place to be.For homeowners seeking old-world charm in a ...

  5. Protect Your Vision And Health With Eye Cancer Screenings

    Protect Your Vision And Health With Eye Cancer Screenings

    A rare and difficult disease to diagnose, eye cancer can have devastating consequences to vision and overall health. The American Cancer Society estimates over 3,000 cancers of the eye are diagnosed annually, and over 300 people die of the disease each year.Every part of the eye is vulnerable: the eyeball, eye socket and eyelid can all develop cancer. Eyeball cancers include melanoma, ...

  6. Get Acquainted With The Facts Of Testicular Cancer

    Get Acquainted With The Facts Of Testicular Cancer

    Young men in the prime of their lives may feel like they’re invulnerable to cancer. However, according to the American Cancer Society, an estimated 8,850 men are diagnosed with testicular cancer each year, making it the most common form of cancer in men between the ages of 15 and 35.Highly treatable and almost always curable if caught early, testicular cancer can strike men of any age. ...

  7. Know The Warning Signs Of A Potential Bee Sting Allergy

    Know The Warning Signs Of A Potential Bee Sting Allergy

    VALHALLA, N.Y. -- If you're like most parents, you may be worried about your child developing an allergy to bee stings, especially during the summer months. However, there's little cause for fear according to the experts at Westchester Medical Center, as dangerous reactions to bee stings are present in only a small percentage of the population.“Anaphylaxis to bee stings is much less ...

  8. Tell Ticks To 'Bug Off' This Summer With Lyme Prevention Tips

    Tell Ticks To 'Bug Off' This Summer With Lyme Prevention Tips

    VALHALLA, N.Y. -- When spending time outdoors this summer, it seems almost unavoidable that ticks will attach themselves to pants, socks and clothes. However, sometimes these pests find skin, and when they do, an array of medical problems can soon follow.Most common of tick-borne illnesses is Lyme disease. Carried by deer ticks, Lyme can cause flu-like symptoms such as fatigue, muscle ...

  9. For Those With Ink Regrets, Tattoo Removal Isn't A Perfect Process

    For Those With Ink Regrets, Tattoo Removal Isn't A Perfect Process

    We all do things we regret. However, when a bad decision results in a tattoo, undoing what's designed to be a lifelong image can be difficult -- and painful.Tattoos have become increasingly popular and acceptable in today's society: some 30 percent of Americans have at least one tattoo. "However, with age and lifestyle changes, many of these people – up to 25 percent -- admit they ...

  10. Don't Feel The Burn This Summer: Protect Yourself From Melanoma

    Don't Feel The Burn This Summer: Protect Yourself From Melanoma

    A diagnosis that often inspires fear and dread, melanoma provides good cause for concern. The most deadly form of skin cancer, it's responsible for 75 percent of all skin cancer deaths. However, it is largely curable if detected and treated early. Learning the risk factors and minimizing the chances of developing the disease through early detection and sun-safe habits is key, according ...

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