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May 2013

Northern Westchester Hospital Chief of Dermatology Offers Advice Protect Your Skin from the Sun

Posted on May 20th, 2013 by

Reduce Exposure to Risky Rays by Ross Levy, MD, Chief, Dermatology, Northern Westchester Hospital As the days lengthen and the temperature climbs, you can’t help but head outdoors for fun in the sun. Before you grab your beach towel, you should take measures to protect your skin. Too much sun is the primary cause of […]

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Westchester Dietician Talks Fresh Summer Fruits and Veggies

Posted on May 17th, 2013 by

Get Ready… June is Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month by Stephanie Perruzza, MS, RD, CDN, Northern Westchester Hospital Do you hear that? The sound of summer is almost upon us! The birds are chirping, the whisper of warm breeze filling the air – and the crunching of fresh fruits and vegetables!  June marks the beginning […]

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Common Sports Injuries: What you should know

Posted on May 10th, 2013 by

Although they rank among the most common sports-related injuries, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), medial collateral ligament (MCL), and meniscus injuries are often misdiagnosed and/or perpetuated. To understand the issues around diagnosis, we sat down with Victor Khabie, M.D. , FAAOS, FACS, Chief of the Department of Surgical Services, Co-Chief of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Co-Director of the Orthopedic […]

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New York Endocrinologist Discusses Osteoporosis and Men

Posted on May 6th, 2013 by

Osteoporosis – in Men? By Dr. Eric Rudin, Endocrinologist, Northern Westchester Hospital You probably think of osteoporosis — thinning bones — as a woman’s problem. For the most part that’s true. But we see plenty of men with osteoporosis, too. According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, about two million American men have the condition, and […]

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Westchester County Dietician Talks Calcium and Bone Health

Posted on May 6th, 2013 by

Calcium: The Key to Bone Health & Much More By Amy Rosenfeld, MS, RD, CDN You have heard it before; calcium is key to maintaining strong bones and teeth and warding off osteoporosis. But did you know that bone health is not calcium’s only job? Calcium is important for athletes for strong and efficient muscles. […]

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