Infectious Diseases Expert Explains Legionnaires’ Outbreak in the Bronx

July 30th, 2015

Infectious Diseases Expert Explains Legionnaires’ Disease By Dr. Debra Spicehandler With reports of cases of Legionnaires’ disease cases rising to 31 in the South Bronx, individuals should know the symptoms, and that it is treatable. I have seen one case at Northern Westchester Hopsital this month. Legionnaires’ disease is not rare. In fact, it is one […]

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Surprising Findings for Infants at Risk for Peanut Allergies

July 29th, 2015

Does early introduction of peanut products reduce the incidence of peanut allergy? By Dr. Craig Osleeb Peanut allergy is a major problem. It is currently one of the 6 most common causes of food allergy in childhood. The prevalence of peanut allergy has risen over the past decade and currently affects approximately 1.4% of the […]

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Ready to Run

July 22nd, 2015

Ready to Run: Simple Stretches to Stave Off Injury By Dennis McGovern Each year, more and more people are inspired to start their own running program. Running provides both physical and mental benefits, the only equipment required is a pair of running shoes and you can do it anywhere. I’m a big fan of setting fitness […]

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