Monthly Archives: October 2013

New York Neurologist Explains Restless Leg Syndrome

Feeling Restless By Gregg Caporaso, MD, PHD, attending neurologist at Northern Westchester Hospital Can you imagine having the uncontrollable urge to move your legs every time you try to sleep at night? Many patients face this condition nightly. If the … Continue reading

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Westchester Hospital Dietician Discusses Healthier Halloween Candy Alternatives

5 Healthier Halloween Candy Choices  by Stephanie Perruzza, MS, RD, CDN, Northern Westchester Hospital Let’s be honest, when October rolls around we all know that we look forward to the large displays of Halloween candy in the supermarkets. This can … Continue reading

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New York Surgeon Discusses Benefits of Laparoscopy for Seniors

The Benefits of Laparoscopy are Particularly Apparent for Seniors by Jerald Wishner, MD, FACS, FASCRS, Co-Director of the Institute for Robotic and Minimally Invasive Surgery at NWH. Laparoscopic surgery offers many advantages when compared to similar procedures performed through a large … Continue reading

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New York Nurse Practitioner Discusses Comprehensive Cancer Care

Mind, Body & Soul: Truly Comprehensive Cancer Care by Marilyn Leroy-Sterling, NP, Care Coordinator,  Health and Wellness Program, Northern Westchester Hospital A diagnosis of cancer is a staggering blow. Although the treatments for patients with cancer are always improving, the emotional and physical … Continue reading

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Nutrition Tips for Vegetarians

Hungry, Hungry Herbivores… By Kimberly Stein, RD, CDN Have you ever considered becoming a vegetarian? What stopped you from doing so? There are many reasons why some people opt for this dietary style. Whichever vegetarian diet you choose (lacto-ovo, pescetarian, … Continue reading

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