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NEW Colon Cancer is Preventable, Treatable and Beatable
Bael, Timothy E. , MD

NEW Island Health & Fitness Open House/Member Appreciation
Michael Smoose, Sales and Marketing Manager

"Getting Started, Getting Healthy"
Kelly Chase, Fitness Director, Assistant General Manager

"To Your Health" Colon Cancer
Lemberg, Brent D. , MD

"To Your Health": Cold vs. Flu
David Evelyn, MD

"To Your Health": Diabetes

Registered dietitian Myra Berkowitz discusses diabetes and a healthy lifestyle.
"To Your Health": Family Nutrition
Cindy Milner, registered dietitian at the Cayuga Center for Healthy Living

10% Weight Loss in 12 Weeks!
Marie Harkins, MS, FNP

12 Weeks That Will Change Your Life
Stephanie Agurkis, RN, Cayuga Center for Healthy Living

A Fit and Safe Summer
Rachel Hogancamp, Rasa Spa managing partner

NEW A Question of Balance - Healthy Weight Management
Marie Harkins, NP from the Cayuga Center for Healthy Living

About Dental Implants, Botox and the Regional Cleft Team and Clinic
Lewis, Jeffrey S , DMD, MD

About Fast Check in - Urgent Care
Amy Thomas, RN, Director of Urgent Care Services

NEW About the New Cayuga Birthplace
Gelber, Steven A , MD

About the State-of-the-Art Cayuga Center for Wound Healing
Foster, Cora , MD

Aspects of Survivorship
Marsha Sundman, PA

Athletes and Cardiac Screening
Getzin, Andrew R. , MD

Avoiding Injuries in Snow & Cold
Koch, Drew A. , DO

Avoiding Second Hand Smoke
Carrie Westlake, Respiratory Therapist

Avoiding Slips and Falls
Morpurgo, Andrew , MD

Avoiding The Hospital This Holiday Season
Koch, Drew A. , DO

Avoiding Winter Falls
Morpurgo, Andrew , MD

Avoiding Winter Falls
Morpurgo, Andrew , MD

Beating the "Winter Blues"
Gerson, Henry D. , MD

Benefits of a Sports Massage - from Athletes to Gardeners and More!
Rachel Hogancamp, Rasa Spa managing partner

Benefits of acupuncture and more


Benefits of Medical Therapeutic Yoga
Eleanor Liebson, OTR/L, RYT, PYT Outpatient Occupational Therapist.

Benefits of Nordic Skiing
Brian Lee, PT, CSCS, Supervisor, Physical Therapy

NEW Beware the Stress Fracture!
MacQueen, Amy E. , MD

Bike Safely
Getzin, Andrew R. , MD

Breakthroughs in Cancer Care
Bael, Timothy E. , MD

Breakthroughs in the fight against colon cancer
Bollinger, Wade S. , MD

Breast Cancer - What's New, and New Year Preventive Measures
Campbell, Julie L. , MD

Breast Cancer Breakthroughs
Campbell, Julie L. , MD

Breast Cancer Pathology
Sudilovsky, Daniel , MD

Breast Cancer Screening
Silbert, Walter C. , MD

Cancer Care
Bael, Timothy E. , MD

Cancer Treatment Breakthroughs
Bael, Timothy E. , MD

Cardiac Screening for Athletes
Getzin, Andrew R. , MD

Cayuga Center for Wound Healing
Foster, Cora , MD

Celebrating Hospital Week
Alan Pedersen, VP Human Resources

Celebrating National Hospital Week and National Nurses Week
Alan Pedersen, VP Human Resources

Childhood Obesity
Jamie Balas, MSed

Clinical Integration
Darlow, Lloyd A , MD

CMC Accredited Chest Pain Center
Singh, Amit K , MD

CMC and Schuyler Hospital Affiliation
Rob Mackenzie, MD, President and CEO

CMC Billing
Patti Oates, Director of Revenue Cycle
About paying your bill.
CMC Emergency Dept. - Triage & More
Shari McDonald, RN

CMC Security Upgrades
Rob Mackenzie, MD, President and CEO

Colon Cancer is Preventable
Rogers, Steven Alan , MD

Colorectal Cancer Awareness
West, Carl , MD

Concussions
Getzin, Andrew R. , MD

Concussions
Getzin, Andrew R. , MD

Conservative Management of Hip Pain
Karl Bergmann, PT, ScD, OCS, COMT, CSCS

Considering Bariatric Surgery?
Tiffany Bell, RN, Bariatric Surgery Coordinator

Cycling - the good and bad
Getzin, Andrew R. , MD

Dance Injuries
Melissa S. Fronhofer, PT, MS

NEW Dance Injuries and Prevention
MacQueen, Amy E. , MD

De-stress the Holidays
Rachel Hogancamp, Managing Partner and Spa Director at Rasa Spa

Diagnosing and Treating Colon Cancer
Brennan, Peter , MD

Doctor's Day Thank You


Dupuytrens Disease
Carney Young, Kimberly , MD

Eating Right
Krista Mugford , MS, RDN, CDN, Registered Dietitian at Cayuga Center for Healthy Living

NEW Emergency Dept. or Urgent Care? The best care for you.
Amy Thomas, RN, Director of Convenient Care Ithaca

Ending Foot Pain
MacQueen, Amy E. , MD

NEW Enterovirus 68 Fears & Reality
Snedeker, Jeffrey , MD

Exercise and Brain Health
Gerson, Henry D. , MD

NEW Exercise Without Injury
Getzin, Andrew R. , MD

Exercising and Osteoarthritis
MacQueen, Amy E. , MD

Fears that may arise in the aftermath of tragedy
Gerson, Henry D. , MD

Fitness in the New Year


Flu Concerns - with Dr Evelyn


Foot Problems
Getzin, Andrew R. , MD

Frostbite and Cold Weather Injury
Koch, Drew A. , DO

GERD and Cancer
Lemberg, Brent D. , MD

Getting Through Flu Season
Cotton, Elisabeth M. , MD

NEW Going "Green" with Rasa Spa
Rachel Hogancamp, managing partner Rasa Spa

Golf Injury Prevention
Jeff Humphrey PT, MPT, CHT, CEAS

Great American Smokeout
Kathy Eliason, MS, RN, Lifestyle Coordinator, Cayuga Center for Healthy Living

H1N1 (Swine) Flu
David Evelyn, MD, Vice President Medical Affairs
To read more about this subject please go to: www.nyhealth.gov
www.cdc.gov
or www.tompkins-co.org
New York State Department of Health information on the Novel H1N1 Influenza, the vaccine and the disease
HOTLINE NUMBER 1-800-808-1987
For the public and for healthcare providers
H1N1 Update
David Evelyn, MD, Vice President Medical Affairs

Hand Injuries
Jeff Humphrey PT, MPT, CHT, CEAS

Hand Therapy and Custom Splinting
Jeff Humphrey, PT, MPT, CHT, CEAS

Happy Great American Smoke Out
Kathy Eliason, RN Cayuga Center for Healthy Living Lifestyle Coordinator

Have a Healthy Halloween
Myra Berkowitz, MNS, RD, CDN, Cayuga Center for Healthy Living

NEW Healing the Rotator Cuff
MacQueen, Amy E. , MD

Healthy Eating Through the Holidays
Cindy Milner , MSEd, RD, CSSD, CD/N

NEW Healthy Grilling with Registered Dietitian at the Cayuga Center for Healthy Living
Krista Mugford,Krista Mugford , MS, RDN, CDN

Healthy Tips to Manage the Harsh Winter
Rachel Hogancamp, Managing Owner, Rasa Spa

Heart Attack - Time Is Muscle
Stefek, Paul , MD

Heart Attack Warning Signs
Stefek, Paul , MD

Heart Health
Deborah Noonan, RN

Heart Healthy Eating
Debra Siegert, MSED, RD, CSR, CDN, CDE

Heat Related Emergencies
Koch, Drew A. , DO

Help Navigating Cancer Services
"Nurse Betty" - Betty McEver, RN, Oncology Nurse Navigator

Helping the Hamstring
Getzin, Andrew R. , MD

Hospital Security
Rob Mackenzie, MD, President & CEO

NEW How can an oncology nurse navigator help? for patients, family and friends
Nurse Betty McEver, RN, BSN, OCN, CRN

How Does an Occupational Therapist Help Me?
Eleanor Liebson, OT

How To Quit Tobacco - World No Tobacco Day
Kathy Eliason, RN, Lifestyle Coordinator at Cayuga Center for Healthy Living

NEW How Weight Loss Surgery Can Change Your Life
Tiffany Bell, RN, Cayuga Center for Healthy Living

Investigating the Increased Use of Testosterone
Getzin, Andrew R. , MD

Island Health & Fitness
Kevin Brady, Island Health Marketing & Communications

Island Health New Fitness Center in collaboration with CMC
Kevin Brady Marketing & Membership Manager, Island Health & Fitness

It's Allergy Season!
Strominger, Robert , MD

It's Cold & Flu Season
David Evelyn, MD, Vice President Medical Affairs

It's Never Too Late for a Flu Shot
David Evelyn, MD., Vice President of Medical Affairs

Join The National Smoke Out
Kathy Eliason, MS, RN, Lifestyle Coordinator, Cayuga Center for Healthy Living

Joys of Cardiac Rehab
Stephanie Agurkis

Keeping a Healthy Weight
Cindy Milner , MSEd, RD, CSSD, CD/N

Keeping Back Pain at Bay
Morpurgo, Andrew , MD

Keeping Hydrated
Getzin, Andrew R. , MD

Keeping Resolutions
Kathy Eliason, MS, RN, Lifestyle Coordinator, Cayuga Center for Healthy Living

Killer Cholesterol
Krista Mugford, MS, RD, CDN

Knee Injury and Pain
Mannino, Joseph , MD

NEW Latest on Lung Cancer
Kodali, Lavanya , MD

Life After Stroke
Morpurgo, Andrew , MD

Mammography Guidelines You Need to Know
Carroll, William , MD

Management and Treatment of Diabetes
Cotton, Elisabeth M. , MD

Managing Stress
Gerson, Henry D. , MD

March 20 is Kick Butts Day
Kathy Eliason, RN, Lifestyle Coordinator at Cayuga Center for Healthy Living

Medical Massage
Rachel Hogancamp, Managing Owner, Rasa Spa

Medical Massage and Aroma Therapy
Rachel Hogancamp, Rasa Spa managing partner

Meniscus Tears and Magic Wands
Getzin, Andrew R. , MD

Minimally Invasive Surgery
Mecenas, John A , MD

Multidisciplinary Breast Care Clinic
Jacki Adam, RN

National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
Lemberg, Brent D. , MD

National Doctor's Day is March 30th
David Evelyn, MD, vice president medical affairs for CMC

National Doctors Day
David Evelyn, MD, VP Medical Affairs

National Doctors Day & New Physicians in Our Community
David Evelyn, MD, Vice President of Medical Affairs at Cayuga Medical Center

National Hospital and National Nurses Week
Alan Pedersen, VP of Human Resources

National Hospital Week
Alan Pedersen, Vice President Human Resources

National Hospital Week
Alan Pedersen, VP Human Resources

National Hospital Week
Alan Pedersen, VP Human Resources

National Nurses Week
Susan Nohelty, RN, Vice President Patient Services

National Patient Safety Awareness
Dr. David Evelyn

NEW National Smoke Out Day
Kathy Eliason, MS, RN, Life Style Coordinator

Navigating the Medical Information Highway
Darlow, Lloyd A , MD

New MRI at CMC and Cortland Imaging
Hwang, Kim , MD

November is National Lung Cancer Awareness Month
Campbell, Julie L. , MD

Obesity and Surgery
Mecenas, John A , MD

Obesity and Weight Loss Surgery
Bollo, Brian , MD

Orthopedic Injuries
Dugan, Dirk H , MD

Osteoarthritis
Getzin, Andrew R. , MD

Outstanding Achievement Award Given to Cayuga Hematology Oncology Associates
Garbo, Charles , MD

Patient Rehabilitation
Morpurgo, Andrew , MD

Patient Safety
Karen Ames, MA, Director of Performance Improvement/Chief Patient Safety Officer

Peak Performance Psychology
Gerson, Henry D. , MD

Performance Testing at Our New Endurance Center
Getzin, Andrew R. , MD

Polio Eradication Week
James Fogel, MD

Pre-Teen Injuries
Getzin, Andrew R. , MD

Precautions at CMC for H1N1
David Evelyn, MD

NEW Preparing locally for Ebola
MacQueen, Douglas D. , MD

NEW Prevent falls from creating further medical complications
Anne Reilly, Geriatric Physical Therapist

Prevent Heat Exhaustion & Heat Stroke
Koch, Drew A. , DO

NEW Preventing and living with diabetes
Leanna Weinert, NP
Interview with Certified Diabetic Educator and Nurse Practitioner at the Cayuga Center for Healthy Living Leanna Weinert
Preventing Hip Fractures
Morpurgo, Andrew , MD

Quitting Smoking
Kathy Eliason

Rasa Spa - A CMC Partner
Rachel Hogancamp

Rasa Spa Helps with Reducing Your Stress
Rachel Hogancamp, Managing Partner Rasa Spa

Roles and Rewards of Being a Volunteer
Tina Rappleye, Manager of Volunteer Services

Rotator Cuff Injuries
Getzin, Andrew R. , MD

Runners Knee
Getzin, Andrew R. , MD

Safety with Medications
Michael Judd, RPh., MBA

Screening for This Cancer Could Save Your Life
West, Carl , MD

Severity and Treatment of Chronic Back Pain
Morpurgo, Andrew , MD

Shoulder Injuries
Young, Brett , MD

Signs and Symptoms of Stroke
Stackman, Jody , MD

Signs of a stroke and the need for early detection
Stackman, Jody , MD

Simple Tips for Relieving Stress Over the Holidays
Rachel Hogancamp, Managing Partner, Rasa Spa

Ski Injuries and Prevention
MacQueen, Amy E. , MD

Skiing Injuries and Prevention
Getzin, Andrew R. , MD

Skin Cancer Breakthroughs
Bael, Timothy E. , MD

Sleep apnea and more
Ruparelia, Ashu H. , MD

Snow, Ice and Concussions
MacQueen, Amy E. , MD

So you need an MRI?
Silbert, Walter C. , MD

Springtime Exercise
Getzin, Andrew R. , MD

Starting a Running Program
Getzin, Andrew R. , MD

State Hospital Report Card
David Evelyn, MD, VP Medical Affairs

Staying Active in the Winter
MacQueen, Amy E. , MD

Stress Fractures
Getzin, Andrew R. , MD

Stress Management
Rachel Hogancamp, Managing Partner at Rasa Spa

NEW Stretching Not Required
Getzin, Andrew R. , MD

Stroke Center at CMC
Stackman, Jody , MD

Stroke Prevention
Stackman, Jody , MD

Sudden Death - Cardiac Concussion
Getzin, Andrew R. , MD

Summertime Bone Health
MacQueen, Amy E. , MD

Surgeries for the Obese
Mecenas, John A , MD

Swimmer's Shoulder
Andrew Jordan, PT, DPT, OCS

Swimming with Strong Shoulders
MacQueen, Amy E. , MD

Take Heart Care on Snowy Days
Singh, Amit K , MD

Take the Stress Out of the Holidays
Marty Blodgett, Clinical Nurse, Cayuga Center for Healthy Living

NEW The 2nd Annual "Ride For Heart Health" is a Personal Mission
Pete Saltonstall, co-owner King Ferry Winery and Cayuga Heart Institute Patient

The Benefits of Exercise During Pregnancy
MacQueen, Amy E. , MD

The Benefits of Occupational Therapy
Eleanor Liebson, OTR/L

The Commission on Cancer Accreditation
Garbo, Charles , MD

The Difference Between Moderate and Intense Exercise
Getzin, Andrew R. , MD

The Great Outdoors - Suncreen and Tick Prevention
Hsu, Antony , MD

The Importance of Colon Cancer Screening
Bael, Timothy E. , MD

The Importance of Colon Cancer Screening
Brennan, Peter , MD

The Importance of Getting Your Flu Shot Now
MacQueen, Douglas D. , MD

NEW The Importance of Hydration During Exercise
Rosanna Chopp, Exercise Physiologist at Island Health & Fitness

The Latest Radiation Techniques for Beating Cancer
Powell, John , MD

The Nasty Strep Strain
Snedeker, Jeffrey , MD

NEW The New Cayuga Birthplace at Cayuga Medical Center


The Paleo Diet
Cynthia Milner, RD

The Peanut Butter Scare - Jeffrey Snedeker, MD
Snedeker, Jeffrey , MD
The focus on peanut butter and salomella
The Power of a Multidisciplinary Approach to Cancer Treatment
Powell, John , MD

The Power of Cancer Prevention


The Winter Blues
Gerson, Henry D. , MD

Thyroid Cancer
Sudilovsky, Daniel , MD

Thyroid Clinic at CMC
Law, Adam , MD

Thyroid Nodule Clinic
Marguerite Sterling, RN/Clinical Coordinator

Tips for an Ergonomic Holiday
Jeff Humphrey, PT, MPT, CHT, CEAS

Tobacco Freedom
Kathy Eliason, RN, Tobacco Cessation Coordinator

Top Economists on Health Care


Triathlon Training
Marie Harkins, Registered Nurse Practitioner

Urgent Care Services in Cortland and Ithaca
Krissy Gambitta, RN, BSN, MHA

Warning Signs of Stroke
Morpurgo, Andrew , MD

What Are Advance Directives?
Rev. Timothy Dean, Hospital Chaplain

What Causes Colon Cancer?
West, Carl , MD

What is Celiac Disease
Lemberg, Brent D. , MD

What is the Thyroid Nodule Clinic?
Law, Adam , MD

What to do About Knee Pain
Karl Bergmann, Physical Therapist, ScD, OCS, COMT, CSCS

What's Good for Your Heart
Singh, Amit K , MD

When to go to Urgent Care - Take advantage of fast Check-in
Amy Thomas, RN, BSN, Director of Urgent Care - Ithaca

When You Need a Nurse Navigator - Oncology
Betty McEver, RN, Oncology Nurse Navigator

Women & Heart Problems
Mauser, Jonathan , MD
Cardiologist Dr. Jon Mauser explains why women have much different symptoms and signs of heart problems than men.
Women and Heart Disease
Stephanie Agurkis, RN

Wound Clinic at CMC
Cindy Parlett, RN

You Can Eat Healthy During the Holidays
Myra Berkowitz, MNS, CDN, Registered Dietician

You Can Stop Smoking
Kathy Eliason

Young Athlete Nutrition
Getzin, Andrew R. , MD

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