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Happy NNM!

RVNA Registered Dietitian and Nutrition Educator, Meg Whitbeck, MS RDN, shares lessons from her recent 30-day no-sugar streak March is National Nutrition Month  – a month dedicated to educating the public on the importance of sound eating habits for lifelong health. While there seems
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Mind Games Worth Playing

Mind Games Worth Playing Preparing for the RVNA Spelling Bee — or just keeping that brain of yours agile On Wednesday evening, March 6 at the Ridgefield Playhouse, 14 intrepid adults and 1 undaunted high school student will take the stage to compete in the annual RVNA Spelling B
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Meet the RVNA Staff

Wednesday, February 13: Our weekly RVNA Staffer of the Week column is being temporarily pre-empted as we focus on our spectacular 2019 RVNA Spelling Bee.  Please enjoy some of our former staff Q & As below and don’t forget to get tickets for the Bee!       Tak
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Take a Moment to Meet…Courtney Mead

Although Courtney Mead has only been with RVNA clinical care coordination just short of a year, it’s difficult to recall a time when she was not a part of the team. With a personal focus on helping others, this role was the perfect fit for Courtney right from the start. She list
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Health Hath No Snow Days

  Health care needs don’t defer to the calendar or the weather forecast.  Babies are born in the most blinding of blizzards and appendixes don’t wait until Monday at 9:00am to burst. Likewise, the needs of RVNA patients don’t go on hold for holidays or storms. RVNA understands, e
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Measles: Should We Worry?

The word “outbreak” is an alarming one, particularly in relation to measles, so it’s important to understand what it means, and what it means to you, before reacting. Let’s start with the facts. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines an &#
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Travel in the Time of Cholera

RVNA now offers recently-approved Cholera vaccine, Vaxchora The word ‘Cholera” sounds almost old-fashioned or fictional.  But for those at risk, or who contract it, it’s decidedly not. Cholera is a disease that can cause severe diarrhea and vomiting. At worst, and if not treated quick
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Whose Mood Is It Anyway?

Whose Mood Is It Anyway? Some people are moodier than others, and by a certain age, you probably know if you’re one of them.  As Dr. Carlos Zarate, of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) explains, “We all have different “temperaments,” or combinations of pe
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Meet Keri Linardi, RVNA’s Chief Clinical Officer

RVNA is delighted to announce that Keri Linardi, RN, BSN, PHN, CHPCA, has assumed the position of Chief Clinical Officer (CCO) at the agency. In this role, Linardi will have oversight of all RVNA clinical service lines — In-Home Health Care, Rehabilitation, Hospice, and Community Heal
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Sponsor Spotlight: Chipman Mazzucco Emerson LLC

Chipman Mazzucco Emerson LLC A Study in Algebra Question: If A Likes B, and B Likes C, and C Likes D, Does D Like A? Well, if you’re Richard Emerson, Ward Mazzucco, and RVNA, the answer is a resounding yes, as these RVNA sponsors and friends have truly come full circle since the origi
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