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New York College for Health Professions to Hold Health Fair July 26

A special health fair will be held from 10 AM to 3 PM in Syosset.

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Syosset, NY - July 18, 2014 - New York College for Health Professions is enthusiastic about bringing affordable healthcare to their local communities. The College is continuously educating the people of New York City and Long Island about holistic health beyond the classroom. Just this past weekend the College was proud to be one of the sponsors of the Long Beach Arts & Crafts Festival, providing chair massages to attendees on the board walk (images below!) And a few months ago the College helped to celebrate Nurses Week by treating the hard working nursing staff at Bellevue Hospital to much-deserved free table and chair massages at work! 
  
New York College will also be holding its own Health Fair at the Syosset Campus (6801 Jericho Turnpike Syosset, NY 11791on Saturday, July 26th from 10am to 3pm, with free chair massages, T'ai Chi and Qi Gong demonstrations, Acupuncture discussions, Blood Pressure screenings, Refreshments, Music and Raffles for Gift Certificates for Massage and Acupuncture treatments.  The College will also participate in the Metropolitan College of NY Wellness Day, Monday July 28, and be represented at the upcoming Nassau County Health, Fitness & Sports Expo on August 9th and at Harlem Week 2014 Summer in the City event on August 16th.
 
With out-patient clinics located in both Syosset and Chelsea, New York College is committed to providing health and wellness treatments to the people who need it and perhaps cannot afford it. The clinics offer low cost holistic treatments including Asian Bodywork, Swedish Massage, Reflexology, Acupuncture, and herbal medicine consultations to the general public - students and seniors receive an extra discount and veterans are treated for free!
 

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