Wednesday, November 21, 2018
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Phelps Celebrates New Surgical Unit

Phelps Hospital held an interfaith Blessing of Hands ceremony in their new surgical unit on October 30.  The unit was recently upgraded using soothing aesthetics with state of the art technology. The hospital awaits approval from the Department of Health before it opens for patients.

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#MeToo - II

For the most part, I’ve gotten positive feedback on both of my articles regarding the #MeToo movement and the issues that the movement has brought to the forefront and to our national conversation.  However, there was one letter sent to the newspaper that did not support my point of view. I did respond to the writer personally via email, but we at River Journal also decided to respond publicly to the concerns in the letter and continue this much-needed dialogue.

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#Metoo... We Are Having the Wrong Conversation

A couple of months ago I wrote an article about the issues swirling around regarding the Harvey Weinstein scandal and the new and better awareness of the level of sexual harassment and abuse that women have endured.  Since then, the #Metoo movement has taken off, and raised more awareness about some very important issues regarding abuse of power and the societal norms that put certain groups at a disadvantage.

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Northwell Health Launches The Well

Striving to demystify medicine and connect consumers with personalized content they can use to make informed health care decisions, Northwell Health today announced the launch of The Well, a health-focused editorial platform committed to promoting wellness through journalistic-style editorial features, the sharing of authentic community voices and having experts answer the thorniest – and oftentimes personal – medical questions in a straightforward and approachable way.

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