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June 2013

New York Orthopedic Specialist Discusses Ankle Sprains

Posted on June 24th, 2013 by

The Pain of Ankle Sprains By – Dr. Kurt Voellmicke, Director of Foot and Ankle Surgery for the Orthopedic and Spine Institute, Northern Westchester Hospital.  As a doctor I find that it is common for many to be confused over what constitutes a sprained ankle.  What is a sprain, and what should you do if you […]

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New York Pulmonary Specialist Discusses Asthma

Posted on June 20th, 2013 by

Are Asthma Attacks Rising With the Temperature This Summer? By Dr. Harlan Weinberg, Medical Director of Pulmonary and Critical Care Services, Northern Westchester Hospital  If it seems like asthma is on the rise, it is. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that doctors diagnosed 4.3 million more Americans with the condition over the […]

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New York Hospital Dietician Discusses Hydration During the Summer

Posted on June 17th, 2013 by

A Cooler Way to Stay Hydrated This Summer! by  Kimberly Stein RD, CDN, Northern Westchester Hospital Summer is just around the corner and with your beach plans being set in motion; you’ll want to remember to pack more than just your bathing suit this season. As temps rise and we start to feel the heat, […]

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New York Prostate Screening, Cancer, and Your PSA

Posted on June 12th, 2013 by

Prostate Cancer: When Should Men Get Screened? by Josh Fink, MD In the last few years, the advice on prostate cancer screening has been very confusing for patients, and front of mind for internists and urologists. It’s a pressing concern because in 2012 there were 28,000 deaths from prostate cancer. However, the best approach to […]

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Healthy Recipes to Spoil Dad this Father’s Day

Posted on June 10th, 2013 by

Celebrating Dad with Yummy and Nutritious Treats by Pat Talio, MS, RD, CDE, CDN, Outpatient Nutrition Program Coordinator, Northern Westchester Hospital It may be cliché but most of us have heard, “the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach.” So, this Father’s Day, let’s show our appreciation for all Dad’s done for us […]

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