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Ryan Fundraising Gala Raises More Than $550,000

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Stay Healthy: Winter Cold and Cough Survival Kit

Common colds: They’re the No. 1 reason people call in sick to work and school. And, even when we practice good habits—like hand-washing and avoiding touching our eyes, nose and mouth—we’re unlucky enough to get an average of two or three colds a year, mostly during the winter. That’s why these new ideas about cold and cough prevention are so interesting—and worth a try.

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Healthcare Leaders Share New Year’s Resolutions

The New Year brings a range of opportunities for healthcare leaders, whether that is revamping current efforts to meet a goal or implementing a new strategy moving forward.

http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/hospital-management-administration/healthcare-leaders-share-new-year-s-resolutions-for-2017.html

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Health Officials Worry Fewer Parents Will Have Their Kids Vaccinated This Flu Season

CBS News Radio 880 | October 13, 2016

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Health officials worry parents will skip having their children get flu shots this season, especially now that the nasal spray is no longer available.

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Ryan Community Health Network opens newest location in Harlem

Elected officials, community representatives and government officials joined the leadership of The William F. Ryan Community Health Network to formally open the Ryan/Frederick Douglass Community Health Center at 128th Street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard in the heart of Harlem.

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Ryan Community Health Network opens newest location in Harlem

Elected officials, community representatives and government officials joined the leadership of The William F. Ryan Community Health Network to formally open the Ryan/Frederick Douglass Community Health Center at 128th Street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard in the heart of Harlem.

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Ryan/Chelsea-Clinton Executive Director Discusses PrEP

William Murphy, Executive Director of the Ryan/Chelsea-Clinton Community Health Center, joins “Metrofocus” on Channel 13 to talk about the current state of the AIDS epidemic in New York and the advancements in prevention such as Pre-Exposure Prophylasxis, or PrEP.

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The Test

“When I looked over at the young man, his head was down, his hands were on his knees, and he looked somewhat uncomfortable. ‘Have you been sexually active in the past 12 months? How many partners? Have you had sex without a condom?’ I asked, noticing his face express increasing anxiety with each question. I could see what was going on in his mind. I had seen many people in this situation. He came in to take the test but had not really considered his risk factors until this moment.

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Sexual Health “Story Slam” to Highlight Underused HIV Prevention Pill

The William F. Ryan Community Health Network will host the “PrEP-ing for Sex Story Slam” at the historic Nuyorican Poets Café on E. Third Street, where storytellers will share three-minute prepared stories about their experiences with the HIV prevention drug PrEP or other prevention efforts. The organizer hopes the personal anecdotes will help normalize the discussion surrounding the drug among young people.

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103-Pound Woman’s Shocking Medical Diagnosis

When Rachel Meyers went in for her regular checkup at the Ryan-NENA Community Health Center in the fall of 2014, she got a shock. There, Dr. Michelle Soto told Meyers that her blood-sugar levels were similar to those seen in “someone who’s obese — someone who’s 200 pounds.” An A1C test — a common blood test used to diagnose Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes — revealed that Meyers had a pre-diabetic blood-sugar level of 5.8. (5.6 or less is considered normal.) Meyers is “skinny fat” — a person who appears to be in great shape, but whose full health portrait tells an entirely different story.

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