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April 2013

Running Tips and Advice from Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Posted on April 22nd, 2013 by

A Guide to Running Right By Anthony Tanzi, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and Physical Therapist at Northern Westchester Hospital Spring has sprung. Your thoughts are turning toward the outdoors, activity, and exercise. This is the time of year when people begin working out with hopes of dropping a size or three. Jogging is one […]

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Sports Nutrition

Posted on April 22nd, 2013 by

Food: The Body’s Fuel by Elisa Bremner, RD, Northern Westchester Hospital Good nutrition can help athletes attain optimal performance. Fitness fanatics, school athletes and weekend warriors alike want to get the most out of their fitness regime. What are the dangers of making the wrong diet choices? Apart from suboptimal performance, poor nutrition puts you […]

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The Impact of Health Insurance Exchanges

Posted on April 8th, 2013 by

Without Coverage, Access to Quality Healthcare is Extremely Limited By Joel Seligman, President & CEO, Northern Westchester Hospital The new Insurance Exchanges that go live January 1, 2014 are critical to achieving the most important benefit of the Affordable Care Act. They are the vehicle to extend health coverage to many millions of uninsured Americans, […]

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With Healthcare Reform Comes Health Insurance Exchanges

Posted on April 5th, 2013 by

Are You Ready for Health Insurance Exchanges? Some 2.7 million New Yorkers lack health insurance, according to New York government data. Without insurance, a serious medical problem can spell financial disaster for a family. Costs for treating the insured can quickly escalate as a result: People who lack coverage are less likely to seek preventive […]

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New York Dietician Recommends Starting an Herb Garden

Posted on April 3rd, 2013 by

Grab the Kids and Start a Spring Herb Garden By Amy Rosenfeld, MS, RD, CDN Northern Westchester Hospital Responsibility, patience, and respect for nature are just some of the benefits to children who start gardens. Gardening is a magical way to get outside, exercise, and learn about nutrition. Plus, research shows that children who have […]

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