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Brain Injuries: The Importance of Understanding Long-Term Effects and Potential Risks

Experts estimate nearly 2 million people sustain brain injuries each year. A brain injury or traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a serious and complex injury that can occur to anyone, at anytime.  Symptoms and complications vary based on the individual affected and the severity of the injury. tbi3.jpg Individuals suffering from a traumatic brain injury -->

City of Newburgh Residents, Have You Been Tested?

The Department of Health has added several testing dates to the existing City of Newburgh PFOS screening dates. Fewer than 300 residents have been tested thus far; while close to 3,000 residents (City of Newburgh residents and residents from surrounding towns) have requested blood tests to determine if they were exposed to harmful amounts of -->