Advances in Cosmetic Surgery for Veterans

May 26th, 2016

From one veteran to another:  continuing to care for those who have sacrificed so much. With Memorial Day upon us, our thoughts turn to those who gave their lives in service of our country. This day of remembrance, along with Veterans Day, holds additional significance for me because I served in the Army as a […]

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Pulmonary Rehab for American Veterans and Respiratory Disorders

May 25th, 2016

American veterans encounter a wide variety of environmental inhalational exposures, leaving them vulnerable to a lifetime of pulmonary diseases.  Pulmonary rehabilitation can effectively treat respiratory disorders suffered by deployed military personnel. by Harlan Weinberg, MD, Medical Director of Pulmonary Rehabilitation at Northern Westchester Hospital. 

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American Veterans with COPD: Pulmonary Rehab

May 25th, 2016

The largest population of people with COPD is American veterans, who suffer from higher rates of lung function decline, COPD progression, deterioration in health status, increased risk of hospitalization and death.  Dire statistics.  COPD is a common, preventable and treatable disease.  It is under-recognized, under-diagnosed and under-treated; this can be reversed with pulmonary rehabilitation. by Harlan Weinberg, […]

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