Actions Anyone Can Take to Raise Domestic Violence Awareness

Behavioral Health
domestic violence awareness

Every 60 seconds, 20 more people in the United States are physically abused by an intimate partner. This alarming trend has only been increasing since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Whether or not this issue has directly touched your life, there are simple actions you can take to show your support this October during Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

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Answers to Every Woman’s Breast Cancer Screening Questions

Staff Blogs, Women's Health Services
breast cancer screening

“But doctor, I don’t feel anything in my breasts. Why do I need to get screened?” This is probably one of the most commonly asked breast cancer screening questions. Many patients also want to know: “why is routine screening so important, who needs to be screened, and what does screening include?” If you are thinking about scheduling a screening, find out the facts straight from the experts at Harmony Healthcare Long Island. Then, recognize National Mammography Day by scheduling an appointment.

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Reach Out & Read Introduces Children to Books at Pediatric Well Visits

Reach Out & Read

At Harmony Healthcare Long Island, we know that engaging the imagination is as important to the development of a child as good health. At our Hempstead Health Center, Dr. Gina Reinoso has been spreading the word about the powers of reading to parents and children during routine pediatric well visits. Through a partnership with Reach Out & Read, we are helping to build stronger cognitive, social, and emotional foundations for children.

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Recommended Steps for Taking Care of Your Feet

taking care of your feet

Walking is something many people take for granted until they experience extreme pain or discomfort. In some cases, foot problems can even lead to larger issues with muscles, bones, tendons and ligaments throughout the body. If you have neglected taking care of your feet lately, these simple steps can get you back on track.

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