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Open Door Family Medical Center Celebrates 50 Years

Open Door Family Medical Center is 50 years old. Beginning modestly a half century ago with a group of volunteer doctors and nurses in the basement of the First Baptist Church in downtown Ossining, Open Door today provides coordinated, comprehensive, and affordable health care annually to more than 63,000 people in the Lower Hudson Valley.  …

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PrEP Awareness

The Fight Against HIV PrEP, which stands for pre-exposure prophylaxis, has been a game changer in the fight against HIV. The pill has been shown to be up to 99 percent effective in preventing HIV. Yet, earlier this month, a federal court judge in central Texas ruled in favor of a Christian-owned company that argued …

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September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Seeing a mental health professional can be the most important step one can take to prevent suicide. This advice is particularly timely with September being National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. It is estimated that three people every hour die from suicide and 55 percent of the population has been affected directly by suicide. The overall …

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