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Cayuga Medical Center Expanding Access to Naloxone to Prevent Opioid Overdoses

Cayuga Medical Center (CMC), a member of Cayuga Health, is joining a number of community organizations in Tompkins County as an Opioid Overdose Prevention Program, offering naloxone (Narcan) for free to patients on site. A recent Health Alert from the Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) highlighted the urgency of preventing overdoses, as numbers of potentially fatal overdoses in our community continue to grow. The county has seen an increase in drug related deaths from 19 in 2020 to 25 in 2021 (32%). That number continues to rise in 2022.

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Veggie of the Month: Collard Greens

Collard greens are leafy vegetables that are similar to kale. Collard greens are flavorful and nutritious, rich in vitamins, minerals, and fiber. Try the sweet taste of carrots contrasted with greens in a savory soy sauce marinade.

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Veggie of the Month: Pumpkin


Celebrate the fall season with the popular pumpkin!  With more than 250 varieties, there’s a glorious gourd for your palate. Try this warm, savory pumpkin dish on your next Meatless Monday, and don’t forget to save the seeds for an added delicious snack.

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Listen: Tick Bites and Avoidance

If you spend time outdoors or have pets that go outdoors; you need to be aware of ticks and tick bites. Dr. Doug MacQueen, infectious disease specialist,  discusses steps to avoid tick bites.

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The Down Low on the Down Slope: Preventing Skiing-Related Injuries

Downhill, cross-country, skate skiing, even uphill—on groomed trails, off the beaten path, through the forest, or across a snowed-over golf course—skiing popularity remains evergreen. Of course, along with the joy and exhilaration of the sport comes skiing-related injuries.

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Treating joint, back pain with radio waves

By Dr. Qi Zhang

A non-surgical procedure called radiofrequency ablation can be highly effective in reducing or eliminating chronic back and joint pain in patients.

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Are you at risk for Type 2 Diabetes?

From the Cayuga Center For Healthy Living, Liz Bordoni warns that 9 out of 10 people don’t know that they are at risk for Type 2 Diabetes.

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