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Flu Vaccine Effectiveness

Government health officials are releasing their first estimates of how effective the flu vaccine has been so far this season.  Dr. Max Gomez from WLNY CBS met with our very own Dr. Jamie Khemraj to discuss why children need two flu vaccines.

 

Check out the segment below

http://newyork.cbslocal.com/video/3811620-flu-vaccine-effectiveness/

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US Congress approves funds for child healthcare program

US Congress has approved a short-term injection of funds for a government program that provides healthcare support to millions of children from low-income families. Funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Programs known as CHIP and the Health Center Funding Cliff lapsed at the end of September.

 

Check out the Ryan Network being featured in the Al Jazerra  special on CHIP:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AoHhfHdw7dU&feature=youtu.be

 

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Christmas at Ryan

In December, pediatric patients from throughout the Ryan Network enjoyed holiday parties at William F. Ryan, Ryan-NENA, and Ryan/Chelsea-Clinton. They met Santa and Mrs. Claus and every child left with a gift. In addition, children at William F. Ryan and Ryan-NENA were thrilled by a magic show, and at Ryan/Chelsea-Clinton all children made their very own ornaments and other crafts.

Here is footage of  William F. Ryan’s Children’s Holiday Toy Party Saturday, December 2, 2017:

http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2017/12/02/holiday-event-for-kinds-in-need/

Ryan Fundraising Gala Raises More Than $550,000

Click here to read more about how the Ryan Fundraising Gala raised 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.

Click here to read the complete article. 

 

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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.

Read the Story

 

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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.

Read the story on our new location

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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.

Click here to read the article on the test.