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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: Cauliflower

Cauliflower is a widely versatile vegetable. Try this tasty, easy-to-prepare, high-fiber food in your next meal. It can even serve as a low-calorie substitute for high-calorie foods, such as rice and flour.

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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: Menopause

In this edition of To Your Health, Lori Davis, NP with Women’s Health of CMA addresses the topic of menopause.

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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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Robotic-Assisted Surgery at Cayuga Health System

Advances in technology are making strides in the world of orthopedic surgery. If a tool provides consistent and reproducible results, it is added to the surgeon’s arsenal for treating patients.

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About Cayuga Medical Center

We are a not-for-profit, acute-care medical center bringing state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment services to the residents of Tompkins, Cortland, Seneca, and Tioga counties. And a century after our founding, we remain intrinsically tied to those we serve: our corporate membership includes representatives from over 100 community organizations. At Cayuga Medical Center, we believe that hospitals are shaped by the people they serve

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