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Our Children’s Need for Sleep

Some of our children’s brain growth and development occurs during sleep. But just how much sleep does your child need to achieve his or her proper growth rate? Anyone with children understands the anxiety around sleep from sleep training and sleeping through the night versus daytime napping. In fact, the debate seems as old as […]

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Facts about Celiac Disease

Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder that affects an estimated three million Americans and 1 in 100 people worldwide. While there is currently no known cure, with early detection and proper treatment individuals with celiac disease can lead a healthy life. What is celiac disease? Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease that results in digestive […]

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Stiff Neck: Causes & Care

Aches and pains are part of life—caused by everyday activities, overuse, illness, and often amplified during cold weather and increased with aging. A common complaint is stiffness and pain in the neck and shoulder. What does a stiff neck feel like? When we have a stiff neck, we often feel soreness which makes it difficult […]

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Donated Relief Mobile Provides Safety-net Care in Haiti

New Square, NY – Months after arriving in Haiti, RefuahHealth’s donated mobile medical unit provided safety-net services to residents of Grand Goave. In February 2022, RefuahHealth donated a mobile unit to relief efforts in the earthquake-stricken nation. The federally qualified community health center, which serves low-income residents across New York’s lower Hudson Valley and provides […]

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Flu Season Facts

As the weather grows colder and the days shorter, flu season has already made its appearance. While the flu normally spreads most rapidly from December through March, according to federal health data, we are already seeing an early surge in cases and experts are warning that this year could be worse than previous years. According […]

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Refuah Health Center Welcomes Hillcrest Medical Associates

Spring Valley, NY – Refuah Health Center (RefuahHealth) announced today that Hillcrest Medical Associates will join the RefuahHealth service network. Hillcrest, a private pediatric practice located in Nanuet, NY, has provided primary care to area children for nearly 60 years. When the transition is complete, Hillcrest patients will be part of RefuahHealth’s network and have […]

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Scoliosis: What to know.

Childhood is a miraculous time of intense growth and development. Each year, our children add inches to their height, and by the time they reach their teenage years we may be looking them in the eyes! It is important to consistently monitor growth throughout childhood, and the beginning of the school year is a great […]