Northern Westchester Hospital Chief of Pediatrics Discusses New Vaccination Requirements in New York

July 22nd, 2014

Back-to-School Preparations May Need to Include Vaccinations By Dr. Pete Richel Your child may need a new vaccination before classes start this fall. For the first time in more than a decade, New York State has updated its school immunization requirements, and now children must be vaccinated twice against varicella—chicken pox. Prior to July of […]

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Northern Westchester Hospital Dietitian Shares the Benefits of Berries

July 22nd, 2014

Benefits of Berries By Stephanie Perruzza   Berries are delicious and nutritious, packing a tasty and powerful punch in every bite.  They contain large amounts of antioxidants important in protecting against chronic disease; they are also low in calories!  Enjoy them fresh or frozen in your favorite dishes.

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New York Neonatologist Talks Pulse Oximetry and Newborn Screenings

July 16th, 2014

The Fourth Vital Sign By Dr. Rick Stafford Congrats. You’re having a baby! Whether this is your first, or your fifth, you’ve most likely read everything you need to know about what to expect, and you’ve no doubt gotten advice from well-meaning friends and relatives. But before you take your infant home, doctors will be […]

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