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November 2012

Northern Westchester Hospital President and CEO Thanks the Community after Hurricane Sandy

Posted on November 27th, 2012 by

Our President and CEO, Joel Seligman, recently wrote a Letter to the Editor of the Chappaqua-Mt. Kisco Patch, a community news website, to express his gratitude to the community during the recent events surrounding Hurricane Sandy. Read his letter of thanks, in particular to the Red Cross, Summit Development, the community of New Castle and to […]

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A Guide for Caregivers During the Holidays

Posted on November 16th, 2012 by

by Jerri Rosenfeld, LMSW and Rita Hayes, LCSW, courtesy of the Ken Hamilton Caregivers Center Every year the holiday season brings unique challenges to almost everyone. But for caregivers who have loved ones in the hospital or are caretaking someone at home, the holidays can be a time of stress, frustration and exhaustion, instead of […]

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Training Simulator at Northern Westchester Hospital Helps NY Surgeons Refine Robotic Surgery Skills

Posted on November 6th, 2012 by

An Interview with Dr. Jerald Wishner The Institute for Robotic and Minimally Invasive Surgery (IRMIS) at Northern Westchester Hospital offers many patients an effective alternative to both open surgery and laparoscopy with the da Vinci® Surgical System. Jerald Wishner, MD, Medical Director of the Colorectal Cancer Program at Northern Westchester Hospital, and Co-Director of IRMIS […]

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Westchester Dietician Serves Up Root Vegetables Recipe

Posted on November 6th, 2012 by

Get to Know Your Roots! by Elisa Bremner, RD It’s time to get back to your roots.  As cool weather crops, root vegetables such as beets, carrots, radishes and rutabagas are coming to fruition right about now.  And the timing is perfect – being naturally high in Vitamin C and other anti-oxidants, root vegetables can […]

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