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July 2012

Registered Dietician Advises on a Diet for Prostate Health

Posted on July 20th, 2012 by

Nutrition for a Healthy Prostate by Mary Gocke, RD, CDN Many factors including age, race, and genetics, influence a man’s risk for developing prostate cancer. Leading a sedentary lifestyle, eating a diet high in red meats and dairy products and low in fruits and vegetables also puts a man at a greater risk for prostate […]

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Westchester Genetic Counselor Explains BRCA

Posted on July 5th, 2012 by

Knowledge is Power by Nancy Cohen, MS, CGC Yesterday was a really good day. I was able to tell a young woman that she doesn’t have the mutation in the BRCA2 gene that her mother carries. I often tell patients that they do not have a deleterious mutation (change that increases the risk for certain […]

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New York Orthopedist Explains Benefits of Anterior Approach to Hip Replacement

Posted on July 3rd, 2012 by

Benefits of Anterior Approach to Hip Replacement by Dr. Eric Grossman Typically after patients have a hip replaced with the conventional approach, they go to inpatient rehab following 3 to 4 days in the hospital.  When patients eventually return home, they are given strict “hip precautions” because of increased risk of dislocation during the first […]

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