Issues: Health

Padavan Hosts Fall Community Health and Wellness Expo in Floral Park

On Saturday, November 21st, Senator Frank Padavan (Queens) hosted his annual Fall Community Health and Wellness Expo at Our Lady of the Snows Church in Floral Park. Throughout the late morning and early afternoon, families, seniors and residents were able to access free health services including screening and information related to their health and wellness.  Free services included testing for blood pressure, glucose and cholesterol, body fat analysis, dental screenings, hearing screenings and vision screenings.

November 23, 2009
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SENATOR STEPS FORWARD TO ENCOURAGE WALKERS & RUNNERS RAISE FUNDS FOR HOSPITAL

Senator Thomas P. Morahan joined several hundred enthusiastic participants at the recent Nyack Hospital 10K Run & 5K Walk, an event that raised funds for the hospital's Joint Replacement Center. "The Nyack Hospital staff, local sponsors and the community really came out in a big way to support their community hospital," said the Senator, who was invited to kick-off the event.

November 23, 2009
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New York City Hosts Third Weekend of H1N1 Vaccination Clinics

  City Hosts Third Weekend of H1N1 Vaccination Clinics

November 20, 2009
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SENATE PASSES LANDMARK CONSUMER PROTECTION BILL

Legislation Safeguards Seniors Entering into Life Settlement Insurance Arrangements

Senator Suzi Oppenheimer (D-Mamaroneck) today announced passage of legislation, S.3655A (Breslin), to protect individuals who, for various reasons, choose to sell their life insurance policies.

November 17, 2009
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November 19, 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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Higher Education Committee Chairwoman Sen. Stavisky Convenes Hearing on H1N1 Swine Flu Preparedness on College Campuses

State Senator Toby Ann Stavisky, Chairwoman of the Higher Education Committee, and members of the Higher Education and Health Committees today convened a hearing to examine college campuses’ ability to cope with the H1N1 Swine Flu pandemic throughout the state of New York. Swine flu outbreaks have risen significantly since students returned to college.

November 16, 2009
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City Hall: City Experts Offer Advance Prognosis Of Effects Of Federal Legislation

By Selena Ross On the pavement of 47th Street in midtown Manhattan, below the offices of Sens. Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, toddlers waved balloon animals in the air, signs reading “Senator Schumer, Stand Up for Children’s Health,” strapped to their strollers.

 

November 16, 2009
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Little: Conflicting building codes a problem

By Dayelin Roman droman@poststar.com | Posted: Sunday, November 15, 2009 5:35 pm

LAKE GEORGE -- State Sen. Elizabeth Little said the state Department of Health will stop enforcing its own set of building codes after complaints that those rules conflict with other state guidelines, and have forced otherwise compliant local motel and hotels to make costly and perhaps unnecessary repairs.

"There’s really no need for the Department of Health to get involved with building codes," Little said.

November 16, 2009
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American Diabetes Month

News FromNew York StateSenator Shirley L. HuntleyChair of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities

For Immediate Release: November 13, 2009Contact: Antonio Rodriguez | arodrigu@senate.state.ny.us | (518) 455-3531

Senator Shirley L. Huntley Announces that November isAmerican Diabetes Month

November 15, 2009
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Swine Flu Preparedness On College Campuses

Albany, NY—State Senator Toby Ann Stavisky and members of the Higher Education and Health Committees will examine college campuses’ ability to cope with the H1N1 Swine Flu pandemic throughout the state of New York. Swine flu outbreaks have risen significantly since colleges returned to session leading to considerable illness. The hearing will focus on the rate of swine flu on campuses, measures being taken to quell outbreaks, plans to cope with future outbreaks, and an increased susceptibility and risk amongst student populations. 

November 13, 2009
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November 20, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Fall Health and Wellness Expo-Saturday November 21st

 New York State Senator Frank Padavan (Queens) announced today that he will be hosting his annual Fall Community Health and Wellness Expo for families and seniors throughout Northeast Queens on Saturday, November 21st.  The expo will take from 11 am to 2 pm at Our Lady of the Snows Church located at 258-15 80th Ave.

November 6, 2009
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2009 Mid Year Report on Receipts and Disbursements

November 5, 2009
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November 5, 2009
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November 5, 2009
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Senator Savino sponsors free screenings and funding for women's health

(Brooklyn) – On Thursday October 22, women in Brooklyn received free mammograms from an event sponsored by Senator Diane J. Savino in conjunction with the American-Italian cancer foundation.  In addition, Senator Savino also announced that she had secured capital funding for future digital technology for the foundation.

November 2, 2009
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Senator Flanagan Thanks Stony Brook University For Their Efforts To Fight Prostate Cancer

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) recently presented a New York State Senate Proclamation to the Stony Brook University Medical Center’s Department of Urology for their dedication to helping fight prostate cancer.  He presented the honor to Dr. Howard L. Adler, who is the Medical Director of the Prostate Care Program, during a recent visit to their facility in Setauket.

November 2, 2009
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Alzheimer's Awareness Month

News From theNew York State Senator Shirley L. Huntley

For Immediate Release: October 30, 2009

Contact: Antonio Rodriguez | arodrigu@senate.state.ny.us | (518) 455-3531

November is Alzheimer’s Awareness MonthSenator Shirley L Huntley: Prevention and treatment are available.

November 2, 2009
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