MIDDLETOWN, NY — Crystal Run Healthcare Echocardiography was recently granted reaccreditation for a three-year term by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) in the area of Adult Transthoracic Echocardiography.
MONTICELLO, NY — Premier Care Physical Therapy has added Dr. Shane Weigand to its clinical team in Monticello. Weigand will join Drs. Michael Parlapiano and Chris McGinnis, as well as Shannon Parlapiano, physical therapist assistant.
Heart disease remains a leading cause of mortality and disability in the U.S. and worldwide. It is estimated that there are 27.6 million adults with some form of heart disease, representing 11.5% of the adult population in the U.S. There are over 18.6 million annual office visits and 1.9 million ER visits for evaluations of cardiac symptoms.
Last month, husband Stephen came to me and suggested that we try to make pastrami.
Pastrami is a beef brisket that is brined (for 10 days!), then crusted with spices, smoked to 150°, and then steamed to 203°. When he described it to me, it seemed like an enormous amount of work, and it also seemed like an enormous amount of fun.
MIDDLETOWN, NY — Crystal Run Healthcare, led by its cardiology team, hosted a fundraiser to benefit the American Heart Association’s National Wear Red Day.
One of the challenges of our hectic lives is preparation of family meals that are quick and relatively inexpensive. With that in mind, pasta with white clam sauce is one of my go-to recipes.
I use canned clams, because they are easy and they are a consistent product.
The Alzheimer’s Association estimates that worldwide, nearly 44 million people have Alzheimer’s or a related dementia. Dementia is most common in Western Europe and North America. In the United States, one in nine individuals over the age of 65 have a chronic dementia condition.
No one believes me when I say that I’m lazy. Nonetheless, it’s true. I am loath to spend more time on something than need be. Additionally, if I can reutilize something, well, now you’ve got my attention.
New Year’s resolutions are commitments we make to our self. While there is some magic to the New Year, being successful with a resolution takes more than midnight magic. To fulfill a resolution we need to challenge our self. We need to take on the job of reworking how we work.
We crave change. The media feeds us promises of being slimmer, younger, happier, richer, if only we buy this product, follow that program. Through many trials we have learned that change does not come easily. What blocks us from changing? What helps us to change?