Category Archives: Health

Momentum builds locally and nationally to stop bullying of youngsters

Momentum is building to strongly address bullying of youngsters in America. A new documentary movie about bullying will be available at theaters in our area, perhaps as early as this week. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and … Continue reading

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“There are dozens of blue pinwheels on your lawn!”

Whether you drive past the United Way of Broome County offices on Vestal Parkway or walk into the building, you will see dozens of blue pinwheels on the front lawn or lining the walk. The pinwheels are part of Pinwheels … Continue reading

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We Can! caregiver program to support children’s activities and nutrition begins April 16

We Can! is a national education program from the National Institutes of Health designed to help parents, caregivers, families, and communities raise children with healthy habits. The UHS Stay Healthy Kids program has established a We Can! program in Tioga … Continue reading

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Mel and Jen are example of National MS Society “little successes”

The Upstate New York Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society has many “little successes” through its Independence, Knowledge, and Health program, which receives funding from the United Way of Broome County, because until a cure for MS is … Continue reading

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United Way accepting grant proposals from Broome County charities until mid-March

United Way of Broome County is accepting proposals for funding of one-time grants through the Venture and Special Assistance Grant Program until 3 p.m., March 15. Proposals will be accepted only from incorporated, not-for-profit health and human service agencies providing … Continue reading

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Wilson Children’s Center helps determine why boy is lagging behind others

Paul is a bright 4-year-old child who has been diagnosed as having autism. He first came to the Wilson Children’s Center in Deposit almost two years ago when his mother Crystal, who was newly single after a divorce, brought him … Continue reading

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