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Facts about hypertension

Persistent blood pressure elevation or hypertension affects about one in three, making it the most common chronic disease seen in medical practices. As we age, the incidence increases. Only about 7% of people aged 20 to 54 years of age have hypertension; 54% in people 55 to 64; and 78% for elders 75 years old and older.


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CRMC gets new backup generator

HARRIS, NY — Catskill Regional Medical Center’s Chief Nursing Officer Rolland “Boomer” Bojo, right, and several staff members (not shown) were on hand to express their appreciation and gratitude to Congressman John Faso, left, for a new federally funded generator for the Hospital. Faso was instrumental in securing a grant from the U.S.

Monthly Alzheimer’s series

MILFORD, PA — The next session of Belle Reve Senior Living Community’s monthly Alzheimer’s Educational Series will be held on Thursday, November 8 from 6 to 7 p.m. The series brings the expertise of area professionals to discuss topics related to Alzheimer’s disease.

CRMC adds CuddleCot™

HARRIS, NY — Catskill Regional Medical Center recently held a dedication ceremony for the addition of a CuddleCot™ to its birthing center. For parents, parting with a stillborn baby is the first part of what can be a long and difficult grieving process. The Cuddle Cot device aims to make that journey a little easier.

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