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Health & Wellness

How to Enjoy Winter Workouts

It's not hard to lose your desire to exercise after winter weather sets in. But you don't want to interrupt your fitness routine just because the temperature has dropped. You can still enjoy working out during chilly winter months.

November 30, 2021
View ArticleChild Hugging Grandma After Receiving Holiday Gift
Bassett News

Be Wise with your Holiday Gift Budget

When it comes to the holidays, it's good to remind ourselves of a simple truth: You don't have to spend a lot of money to give a lot of your love. Here are some tips that may help make gift-giving less stressful on your wallet & more meaningful this year.

November 30, 2021
View ArticleCandle Lighting Service of Remembrance for COVID-19 Victims
Bassett News

Bassett Medical Center Holding Candle Lighting Service of Remembrance for COVID-19 Victims

The caregivers of Bassett Medical Center will be holding a candle lighting service of remembrance in honor of patients who have died due to COVID-19 on Thursday, December 2. Family members of patients who have passed and Bassett caregivers are invited to attend in-person; the general public is invited to attend the virtual event using Zoom.

November 29, 2021
View ArticleHoliday Meal
Bassett News

In This Together During "Mixed-Up" Times

During "mixed-up" times like the COVID-19 pandemic, people have a greater need of coming together & recharging around the holidays — but have a greater chance of encountering conflict, busyness, & stress. Dr. Anderson offers a reminder that in difficult times like these, everyone benefits from self-care, patience, & understanding.

November 23, 2021
View ArticleChild receiving their pediatric COVID-19 vaccine
COVID-19 Resources

Bassett Healthcare Network Offering COVID-19 Vaccines to Everyone Aged 5 & Older

Bassett Healthcare Network is now offering COVID-19 vaccines to everyone aged 5 and older. Vaccines are available for children ages 5 to 11 in pediatric clinics and school-based health centers across the region. Make an appointment by calling your child’s practitioner.

November 23, 2021
View ArticleBassett Cancer Institute Wearing White to Shine a Light on Lung Cancer
Cancer Care

Bassett Cancer Institute Shines a Light on Lung Cancer this November

November 17 was Whiteout Wednesday, a virtual event sponsored by Bassett Cancer Institute (BCI) in order to raise awareness for Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Community members, patients, and Bassett employees wore white to shine a light on this disease.

November 23, 2021
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Bassett News

Bassett Healthcare Network Gives Gratitude Bonuses to Employees

Bassett Healthcare Network announced today that full- and part-time employees across the health system will receive substantial gratitude bonuses, made possible in large part through a generous donation from the Scriven Foundation.

November 19, 2021
View ArticleCOVID-19 Vaccine Booster
COVID-19 Resources

Bassett Healthcare Network Offering Public COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Clinics

Bassett Healthcare Network will be holding the following COVID-19 vaccination booster shot clinics. These are open to the public — participants need not be an established Bassett patient to participate.

November 16, 2021
View ArticleEllen Levine with Polio Pioneer Vaccine Card
Allergy & Immunology

Reflections of a Polio Pioneer

In 1954, Ellen Levine, of Cooperstown, became a pioneer. Ellen and the rest of her second grade class at Cooperstown Central School received shots in the first national tests of a trial polio vaccine. Levine had joined the decades-long, national effort to defeat a virus that ravaged thousands and worried millions of Americans for decades.

November 16, 2021
View ArticleAnti-Smoking Lung Cancer Awareness
Pulmonary Medicine

The Anatomy of Smoking

If you're a smoker, you may know you should stop. That's a good start toward quitting. But you need a powerful reason to quit for good. Knowing the truth about how smoking harms your health may be what it takes.

November 15, 2021
View ArticleWoman stressed at airport during holiday travel
Health & Wellness

Handle Holiday Stress the Healthy Way

It's that time of year again: The holidays are fast approaching! For many of us, that means a lot of joy — and sometimes a lot of stress. If you feel your stress level starting to skyrocket during the holidays, try these stress-busters for a healthier and merrier season.

November 15, 2021
View ArticleDentist taking care of patient
Dental Services

Bassett's Dental Health Efforts Recognized by the Health Association of New York State

For the last couple of years Bassett Healthcare Network has made a concerted effort to promote and improve dental health by implementing new staff positions, programs, and processes. This hard work and its results were recognized by the Health Association of New York State (HANYS) this week.

November 10, 2021