Northern Westchester Hospital Chief of Endocrinology on Diabetes, Weight Loss, Healthcare Costs

September 24th, 2014

Adults with Type 2 Diabetes: Weight Loss Lowers Healthcare Costs By Dr. Jeffrey Powell A recent study found that overweight individuals with diabetes who lose weight by dieting and increasing their physical activity can reduce their healthcare costs by an average of more than $500 a year. While we always look at better health outcomes […]

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Northern Westchester Hospital Pediatric Pulmonologist on Kids and Asthma

September 22nd, 2014

Managing Childhood Asthma by Lynne Quittell, MD The soft wheeze or whistle as a child breathes. The chin tucked and chest pinched as he coughs incessantly. These are signs of childhood asthma, a maddening, frightening condition for kids and parents — and a leading cause of ER visits for children. While in the past asthma […]

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Safe Satisfying Seafood

September 18th, 2014

Savory and Satisfying Seafood by Kimberly Stein, RD, CDN There are plenty of fish (and shellfish) in the sea, but sometimes it’s difficult to know which are the best choices. Seafood is a delicious protein source that is rich in omega-3 fatty acids that boost heart and brain health. The current recommendation from the 2010 […]

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