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September 9th is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Day

The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence-Rochester Area (NCADD-RA) is joining our national and international partners to increase awareness of the risks of drinking alcohol while pregnant. The U.S. Surgeon General advises pregnant women and women who are considering becoming pregnant to abstain from alcohol consumption to eliminate alcohol-exposed Continue reading →

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Poster Contest Draws Attention to Problem Gambling

The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence-Rochester area invites area youth between the ages of 12 and 17 to help raise awareness about the truth surrounding problem gambling by participating in the New York Council on Problem Gambling’s 2014 YOU(th) Decide NY poster contest. Posters should focus on facts Continue reading →

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Choose Health Yates outreach a success

The Choose Health Yates Coalition reached more than 65 Yates County community members and visitors during their second time attending the annual sidewalk sale in Penn Yan on Saturday, July 26th. The coalition sponsored a tent focusing on the theme of healthy living within Yates County. Each member organization sponsored Continue reading →

To Your Good Health by Dr. Keith Roach

Stretching Helps Ease Back Pain

DEAR DR. ROACH: My wife suffered from spinal stenosis. She had a cortisone shot, which helped for 90 days. She had regular physical therapy meetings. She was in constant pain, but insisted on playing tennis (against her doctor’s wishes). Then, we happened to vacation for a month in Florida, and Continue reading →

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Kettlebell studio comes to Victor, NY!

Kettlebells have gained popularity in recent years, but mainly in the competitive Girevoy sport or crossfit styles. Victor, NY just became home to the first kettlebell studio in the area! Husband and wife team Greg and Kerry Davis opened Structural Body Systems in the Phoenix Mills Plaza. Structural Body Systems Continue reading →