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June 2012

New York Obstetrician Shares Advice for Surviving the Heat While Pregnant

Posted on June 28th, 2012 by

Expectant Moms: Summer Survival Guide An Interview with Dr. Navid Mootabar By the time summer rolls around, everyone’s so tired of being cold that they can’t wait to get outside and garden, barbecue, head to the beach. But basking in the heat and sun can be hazardous for pregnant women, according to Navid Mootabar, MD, […]

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New York Orthopedist Dr. Evan Karas advises on Shoulder Pain

Posted on June 25th, 2012 by

Save Your Shoulder – Don’t Push Through the Pain by Dr. Evan Karas Your shoulder is a remarkably intricate joint. The centerpiece is the rotator cuff—a cradle of muscles and tendons that enables you to rotate your arm in a full arc. The rotator cuff is instrumental to swinging a tennis racquet or golf club, […]

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Westchester Orthopedist Dr. Eric Grossman Explains the Anterior Approach to Hip Replacement

Posted on June 11th, 2012 by

An Effective Approach to Hip Replacement by Dr. Eric Grossman For patients needing hip replacement, I utilize an anterior approach to ensure patients receive the most appropriate care possible. While there are three main approaches to hip replacement—lateral, anterior and posterior—the anterior approach has become more popular over the last decade.  The anterior approach focuses […]

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Food and Nutrition are Part of the Clinical Nursing Care at NWH

Posted on June 11th, 2012 by

Food is Care An Interview with Marla Koroly, MD A hospital must have a well-trained medical staff that remains up-to-date on the latest advancements in care, as well as the technologies that make that care possible. But one aspect of care that is often overlooked is nutritional health. “Traditionally, hospitals haven’t focused on nutrition or […]

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Westchester Doctor Weighs the Benefits of CAT Scan for Heavy Smokers

Posted on June 11th, 2012 by

CT Scan Screen for Heavy Smokers Ages 55-74 by Dr. Joshua Fink  The American Lung Association has now reached an agreement and supports a low-dose CT scan for heavy smokers. It did not lend its support to universal screening, and has re-emphasized that a Chest X Ray is not to be used as a lung […]

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