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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Sound Shore Medical Center (SSMC) is pleased to announce the appointment of http://www.newrochelletalk.com/files/image003_3.jpg" alt="Image003" title="Dr.Read more
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The New Rochelle Chapter of the Friends of Sound Shore Medical Center is celebrating the season of giving at Accents on Antiques with an Open House and Dealers’ Day on Sunday, DeceRead more
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- On Saturday, November 17, 2012, The College of New Rochelle Graduate School will hold its first symposium on Mental Health, bringing together researchers, practitioners and students whose work demonstrates innovations in mental wellness.
Keynote speaker will be Daniel Smith, holder of the Mary Ellen Donnelly Critchlow Endowed Chair in English at CNR and the author most recently of The Monkey Mind Chronicles, which offers stories, advice, and information about living with anxiety.
Professor Smith began his career as a staff editor at The Atlantic Monthly. He has published articles, essays, and reviews in The American Scholar, The Atlantic, Granta, n+1, New York, The New York Times Book Review, The New York Times Magazine, and Slate, among other places, and his work has appeared in The Best American Science and Nature Writing. He is the author of two books: Muses, Madmen, and Prophets: Hearing Voices and the Borders of Sanity and Monkey Mind: A Memoir of Anxiety. He also served as associate editor of The American Idea: The Best of The Atlantic Monthly — 150 Years of Writers and Thinkers Who Shaped Our History.Read more
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- During National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, Oct. 21 through 27, the Westchester County Department of Health encourages parents and caregivers to learn how to eliminate hazards at home that can cause lead poisoning in children and to assure their young children are tested for lead exposure.
“We know how lead poisoning is caused and we know how to prevent it, so no child should have to suffer the ill effects of lead poisoning,” said Sherlita Amler, MD, commissioner of health. “If you live in an older home, it is important to keep painted surfaces from cracking and peeling and to consult with the health department if you plan to renovate your home so you can do it safely and protect young children.”
Parents can reduce a child’s exposure to lead in many ways. To protect your family, get your home tested. Before you buy an older home, ask for a lead inspection. Make sure your child’s healthcare provider has tested your child for lead exposure.
Here’s what you can do to minimize a child’s exposure to lead:
· Clean up peeling paint and paint chips often, using a wet mop or sponge and an all purpose degreasing cleaner.Read more