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September 2013

New York Registered Dietician on Whole Grains

Posted on September 22nd, 2013 by

Whole grains, they’re not just for breakfast anymore! By Jill Ashbey-Pejoves RD, CDN, CNSC, CDE According to the 2010 Dietary Guideline for Americans, we should make half our grains whole. But why stop at half? The average adult doesn’t get even close to the 25-38 grams of fiber per day recommended by the Institutes of […]

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New York Respiratory Therapist Discusses Smoking Cessation

Posted on September 20th, 2013 by

This is The Year to Finally Stop Smoking by Jennifer Lucas RRT-NPS, Coordinator of Smoking Cessation Program, Respiratory Therapist, Northern Westchester Hospital Yes, it feels like we’ve heard it before: Smoking kills. But did you realize puffing a cigarette accounts for one of every five deaths in the United States? According to the Centers for Disease Control and […]

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New York Registered Dietitian Discusses Alternative Breakfasts

Posted on September 19th, 2013 by

Boost Up Your Breakfast! By: Kimberly Stein, RD, CDN Let me ask you a question. If you were planning a cross-country road trip, would you fill up the gas tank? Well, the same applies when it comes to starting off your day with breakfast. Not having breakfast is just like not filling up the gas […]

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New York Doctor Tips for Searching for Medical Info Online

Posted on September 16th, 2013 by

by Dr. Harlan Weinberg, Medical Director of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at NWH Medical knowledge and information management is crucial to the delivery of health care. “But nothing has changed clinical practice more fundamentally than one recent innovation: the Internet…Falsehoods are easily and rapidly propagated on the Internet: once you land on a site that […]

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New York Gynecologist and New York Pediatrician Discuss Pertussis Vaccination

Posted on September 16th, 2013 by

Whooping Cough: Are You Vaccinated? by  Dr. Navid Mootabar, Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northern Westchester Hospital. & Dr. Peter Richel, Chief of Pediatrics, Northern Westchester Hospital Pertussis — more commonly known as whooping cough — might seem like an outdated concern. However, cases have been on the rise, according to the Centers for Disease Control […]

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