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John Haffey

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John is a graduate of Villanova University with degrees in History, Communications, and Political Science. A lifelong Norwalk resident, he covers an array of topics from real estate and education to sports and entertainment. John has previously worked as a freelance reporter and brings experience in digital media advertising. A surfer, fisherman, and boater, John is prone to drop everything if the fish begin to bite or the waves are on.

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  1. Is Your Teen Suffering From Anxiety? Newport Academy Explains Signs

    Is Your Teen Suffering From Anxiety? Newport Academy Explains Signs

    Unfortunately, teen anxiety disorders are increasingly common among adolescents, with roughly 25 percent of American teens between the ages of 13 and 18 having been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder at some point.Teens with anxiety disorders experience particularly high levels of anxiety and often struggle with feelings of tension and fear. As a result, these emotions can interfere ...

  2. Looking To Refinance A Home? Laurel Road Explains What You Need To Know

    Looking To Refinance A Home? Laurel Road Explains What You Need To Know

    For homeowners who have built equity in their current property and are seeking additional money for renovations, upgrades or other life events, refinancing a mortgage through a cash-out refinance offers the chance to access additional funds without the need for a traditional loan.In these loans, a new mortgage is financed for an amount larger than the current total, with the difference ...

  3. Get Out! Newport Academy Helps Teens Seize Summer At Adventure Camp

    Get Out! Newport Academy Helps Teens Seize Summer At Adventure Camp

    This summer vacation, Newport Academy is helping teens truly reset and recharge through its one-of-a-kind Adventure Camp in Darien, Conn.Designed to help students practice self-care, build life skills and stay engaged and healthy during the unstructured summer months, the two week day camp will offer attendees the chance to experience the outdoors and foster adventure to promote ...

  4. Newport Academy Shines Light On The Darkness Of Teen Suicide

    Newport Academy Shines Light On The Darkness Of Teen Suicide

    In the wake of several recent celebrity deaths, a renewed attention to mental illness and the tragedy of suicide has been brought to public focus. Although these high-profile deaths have involved middle-aged victims, the motivating illnesses impact people of all ages, especially a growing number of youths and teens.According to the CDC, suicide is the second leading cause of teen deaths ...

  5. Teens And Antidepressants: More Harm Than Good?

    Teens And Antidepressants: More Harm Than Good?

    With teen depression on the rise, medication may seem like the easiest and quickest way to treat struggling or suicidal teens. However, the results of these treatments have been mixed, and in some cases, ultimately cause more harm than good. How Antidepressants WorkTo some extent, depression and its effects on the brain are a mystery. However, the simplest explanation for how ...

  6. Engineering In Action: New SHU Major Offers More Than Just A Degree

    Engineering In Action: New SHU Major Offers More Than Just A Degree

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- In the world of science, technology and engineering, innovations happen every day. However, for a group of students and professors at Sacred Heart University, each day marks a new chapter in a different kind of pioneering. That's because these engineers-to-be and their faculty advisors are part of the university's first-ever Computer Engineering program.Founded in ...

  7. What Happens When Cancer Strikes The Bones? NYP Explains Deadly Diagnosis

    What Happens When Cancer Strikes The Bones? NYP Explains Deadly Diagnosis

    Bone cancer is a serious problem that requires advanced expertise to treat. Primary bone cancers -- such as osteosarcoma, chondrosarcoma and Ewing sarcoma -- are rare, affecting just over 3,200 people a year in the United States. Bone metastases -- cancer which spreads to the bone from tumors that began in other organs, such as the breast or prostate -- are far more common, striking ...

  8. NewYork-Presbyterian Makes Progress Against A Challenging Cancer

    NewYork-Presbyterian Makes Progress Against A Challenging Cancer

    Stomach cancer is rare in the United States; it affects only 28,000 people a year. However, it's the second leading cause of cancer death around the world and has been linked to diets high in preserved meats and low in fresh fruits and vegetables.Most stomach cancers have grown to an advanced stage by the time they cause symptoms, making them challenging to treat successfully. Screening ...

  9. Research Provides Treatment Breakthroughs For Lymphoma

    Research Provides Treatment Breakthroughs For Lymphoma

    Blood cancers, including the main types leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma, are the third leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States, according to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. While there are no means of preventing or screening for most blood cancers, recent breakthroughs for lymphoma treatment are improving quality of life and survival.Lymphomas are cancers of the ...

  10. NYP Makes Treatment Strides Against Leukemia

    NYP Makes Treatment Strides Against Leukemia

    Recent treatment strides show promise for improving the life expectancy and quality of life for those affected by leukemia.Leukemias, which are cancers of the blood and bone marrow cells, result from the rapid growth of abnormal white blood cells that eventually overtake normal blood cells and cause problems such as anemia, bleeding and infections. In acute leukemia, immature white ...

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