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September 2012

Westchester Infectious Disease Specialist on Lyme Disease Prevention

Posted on September 25th, 2012 by

Tick Tock: Time to Watch Out for Lyme An Interview with Dr. Debra Spicehandler Heading out for a hike, the last thing you want to think about is getting sick. Unfortunately, anywhere there are deer ticks (blacklegged ticks) there’s a potential that you could contract Lyme disease. Over 16,000 new cases of Lyme are reported […]

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President & CEO of Northern Westchester Hospital Attends 2nd Annual Healthcare Reform Summit

Posted on September 24th, 2012 by

Healthcare Reform Summit by Joel Seligman On Thursday, September 27, I will join my healthcare colleagues at the Healthcare Reform Summit. The topic of healthcare reform is one of great interest and much deserved conversation. I have the privilege of discussing ways in which employers can reduce healthcare costs—a very timely and important topic for […]

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New York Emergency Department Doctor Says Cell Phone Use a Factor in Car Accidents

Posted on September 14th, 2012 by

Ditch the Distractions and Drive Safely by Dr. Robert Marcus Obtaining a driver’s license has become a rite of passage for teenagers living in the United States. Starting during infancy, children become infatuated with driving. Whether it’s their first pair of pink and blue plastic keys or their convertible car for Barbie and Ken, children […]

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Westchester Pediatricians Discuss New Concussion Guidelines with Northern Westchester Hospital

Posted on September 12th, 2012 by

Protecting the Student Athlete An Interview with Dr. Louis Corsaro and Dr. Elliot Barsh You don’t really have to be a sports fan to have heard about the concern over concussions. Every few months, it seems, the national news carries another report about a former professional football player or boxer and their career filled with […]

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