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NYSDOT Highlights Heart Network in Complete Streets Report

Posted on: April 16th, 2014 by Glenn

Governor Andrew Cuomo in partnership with the New York State Department of Transportation has release a report, “New York State Complete Streets Report“.  The report is in response to the Complete Streets Act which was signed into law by the Governor Cuomo on August 15, 2011. The Report explains the details of the law and Read the Rest…


E-Cigarettes: Poisoning Among Young Children More Common

Posted on: April 14th, 2014 by Glenn

It is becoming more and more difficult to brush e-cigarettes off as a fad or a small niche market.  Sales of e-cigarettes have exploded over the last couple years, and this month, the CDC released national statistics from Poison Control Centers showing that poisoning calls relating to E-cigarettes have seen an alarming increase. Calls to Read the Rest…


Healthcare Leadership Summit May 5-7

Posted on: April 8th, 2014 by Glenn

We have been asked to spread the word about an exciting looking summit coming up in May which will work to address many healthcare providers concerns about the Affordable Care Act. 2014 is shaping up to be a transformative year in the evolution of how we all consume, deliver and pay for healthcare.  Designed as a Read the Rest…


Grand Opening – Diabetes Center for Excellence in Akwesasne

Posted on: March 12th, 2014 by Glenn

Creating Healthy Places Nutrition Coordinator, Brittany Harris, attended the Akwesasne Tribe’s Grand Opening of the Diabetes Center for Excellence on Wednesday, February 12, 2014. The Diabetes Center has been the dream of several health advocates in Akwesasne for many years, and it was heart-warming to see the dream come to fruition. According to the Let’s Read the Rest…


E-Cigarettes – Officially a Gateway to Smoking

Posted on: March 10th, 2014 by Glenn

Our Tobacco Cessation Center receives questions weekly on E-Cigarettes and whether they are a safe alternative to smoking or a safe tool for people trying to quit.  Until now, the only answer we have been able to give is “There isn’t enough research” and “there are plenty of FDA approved alternatives to help you quit”. Read the Rest…

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