Press Releases

January 29, 2016

One out of every 5 people suffers from arthritis, a disease in which the inflammation of a joint, such as the knee or wrist, causes pain. Arthritis is the number one cause of disability in the United States.

January 15, 2016

If parents of infants notice that their child looks only to one side or consistently tilts his or her head to one side, it is possible the infant may have Torticollis.

December 8, 2015

For the first time in more than 32 years, the American Cancer Society (ACS) has changed the age at which women should receive regular mammograms.  In a surprising move the ACS has recommended less aggressive guidelines than previously outlined, now saying the age at which women should begin receiving mammograms is age 45, not age 40. 

November 23, 2015

For those looking to lose weight or keep their diabetes under control, the holidays can be especially challenging. Parties present ample opportunities to indulge in rich and sugary foods. Wine, chocolate and all types of baked goods are given as gifts. And the combination of cold weather and tight schedules make finding time for exercise especially difficult.

November 13, 2015

Urinary incontinence (UI) is a bladder condition that affects approximately 10 to 13 million people in the United States. It is more prevalent among women than men, yet many women fail to speak with their doctor when they experience symptoms because they are embarrassed or believe they are too young.

June 23, 2015

St. Charles Hospital is pleased to announce that it has formed a collaborative partnership with Elliott B. Dreznick, MD. Dr. Dreznick is a board certified gastroenterologist with nearly 30 years of experience in the treatment of stomach, intestinal and digestive issues for adults. As a result of his collaborative partnership with St. Charles Hospital, Dr.

April 2, 2015

Obesity is a well-known public health issue affecting not only adults, but adolescents as well. Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control show that the adolescent obesity rate has quadrupled over the past 30 years. Research has also indicated that 80% of obese adolescents will become obese adults. St.

March 6, 2015

March is National Brain Injury Awareness Month. Among New York State residents, traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) result in more than 2,000 deaths, 19,000 hospitalizations, and over 112,000 emergency department visits each year.

December 5, 2014

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November 26, 2014

Urinary incontinence (UI) is one type of bladder condition that affects approximately 10 to 13 million people in the United States. And yet, an estimated 50-70% of women with urinary incontinence fail to seek medical evaluation and treatment because of social stigma.