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Welcome to Our New Website

Welcome to our new site The Cross Valley Health & Medicine team would like to welcome both our new and existing patients to our brand new website. The development team has been working hard on developing the website’s unique design and features for the last several months. The following information pertains to three new key
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How to Get a Medical Marijuana Card in New York

How to Get a Medical Marijuana Card in New York There is a common misconception for patients looking to obtain a medical marijuana card. Once they see a medical marijuana provider, they will immediately receive a medical marijuana card. This is not entirely true. Medical marijuana providers will issue their patients a medical marijuana certification
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What Exactly is Medical Marijuana?

Medical marijuana, sometimes called medical cannabis, is an alternative treatment method for various qualifying medical conditions. This strain of marijuana is carefully grown and cultivated for medical purposes only. Basically, your medical marijuana-related product has two primary active compounds, which are delta-0 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). THC, in most cases, is the active compound
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December 1st is World AIDS Day

In recognition of World AIDS Day on December 1, Cross Valley Health & Medicine encourages everyone to get tested for HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. In the United States, about 1 in 8 people who have HIV don’t know it. The only way to know for sure whether or not you have HIV is to get
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November is Diabetic Eye Awareness Month

Diabetes is a condition that occurs when blood sugar remains very high for a long period of time.  This elevation can cause many serious complications such as heart disease, kidney failure, nerve damage,  and blindness.  These complications can be life altering, but the good news it that they are avoidable through a healthy diet, exercise,
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October is Healthy Lung Month!

The American Lung Association was initially created in the 1940’s to combat Tuberculosis.  Now, the ALA advocates for many lung disorders such as asthma, COPD, emphysema, and Lung Cancer.  They even battle air pollution and fight for freedom from tobacco addiction.  With programs such as, Freedom From Smoking and Better Breathers Club, the ALA is dedicated
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September is National Blood Cancer Awareness Month!

Every 3 minutes, someone is the US is diagnosed with Lymphoma.  Every 9 minutes, someone in the US dies from Lymphoma.  Since 2010, when the United States Congress declared September National Blood Cancer Awareness Month, the Lymphoma Research Foundation has worked to raise awareness about this disease and research a cure.  Visit the Lymphoma Research
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Flu Season is here!

Flu Season is approaching! Come in and get your Flu Shot starting 8/30! Flu Clinics will be held on Friday afternoons in September and we are now offering High Dose flu for our patients 70 and up! Call and speak with our Administrative Assistants to make an appointment.

It’s National Health Center Week!

Believe it or not, community healthcare is a relatively new concept.  It was not until about 50 years ago that community health and civil rights activists got together to reform health care.  Many were in need of health care, but due to poverty or location, were unable to receive it.  Several people were determined to
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National Fireworks Safety Month

With 4th of July around the corner, it is important to discuss the dangers of fireworks and remember how to be safe when using them. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), states that injuries from fireworks can range anywhere from serious to deadly.  If you plan on using fireworks this holiday, keep these tips from the
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