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Our kids are always watching us, mimicking our mannerisms and the way we speak—for better or for worse. In the case of COVID, though, it’s largely a good thing: Kids notice that you’re regularly taking a cleansing wipe to the remote and spending extra time washing your hands.

They also undoubtedly notice how often you’re wearing a mask. Currently, CDC guidelines say anyone over...

Aug 14, 2020 | Categories: Health Information

So much of 2020 has been unexpected and unpredictable, and by every measure, the summer will be the same way. Except for ticks. Those tiny parasites are nothing if not predictable…and predictably troublesome. Of the dozen tick-borne diseases plaguing Americans each year, the most common in the northeast is Lyme disease, characterized by a rash—that’s the bull’s eye pattern you always...

Aug 14, 2020 | Categories: Health Information

In these stressful, uncertain times, it’s tempting to combat anxiety with bad habits. However, this forced reset actually provides us with the perfect opportunity to make some healthy changes: find a new exercise program, spend time in the kitchen experimenting with healthy recipes—or maybe really commit to quit smoking. According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than 480,000 people...

Aug 14, 2020 | Categories: Health Information

At Saratoga Hospital, we’ve been on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic since last winter—and we’ve been working hard every day since to keep this community safe and healthy. We cannot adequately express our gratitude for your encouragement and steadfast support. And to those of you wondering what else you can do to help us battle COVID-19, we have one simple request.  We need you...

Aug 14, 2020 | Categories: Health Information

Cancer hasn’t stopped for COVID-19—but we don’t need to tell you that. Whether you’re recently diagnosed, undergoing treatment, navigating recovery, or supporting a friend or loved one, please remember that despite social distancing, you are not alone. Saratoga Hospital has a variety of cancer support groups to help you throughout all stages of your cancer journey. They provide a safe space...

Aug 14, 2020 | Categories: Health Information
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