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March 2014

Northern Westchester Hospital Maternity Nurse Shares Resources for New Parents

Posted on March 25th, 2014 by

New Parents have Q’s… Here’s Where to Find the A’s By Maureen Varcasio, RN at Northern Westchester Hospital Having a baby requires parents to learn new skills in order to care for their newborn and themselves. Much of what you need to know can be learned from the nurses while you are still in the […]

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Northern Westchester Hospital Colorectal Cancer Surgeon Stresses Importance of Colonoscopy

Posted on March 21st, 2014 by

Turning 50? It’s Time for a Colonoscopy. By Dr. Jerald D. Wishner, FACS, FASCRS, Co-Director, Institute for Robotic and Minimally Invasive Surgery and Medical Director, Colorectal Surgery Program at Northern Westchester Hospital One of the most common killers is colon cancer, yet fewer than half of eligible Americans get a colonoscopy. It’s a statistic that […]

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Tips for Reducing Salt in Your Diet

Posted on March 14th, 2014 by

Spice it Up and Toss the Salt Kimberly Stein, RD, CDN In today’s food culture, most of us are consuming far too much sodium. The current recommendation for sodium according to the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans is less than 2,300 milligrams per day. That’s equivalent to about the size of one teaspoon. The recommendation […]

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Help for Daylight Saving Time Sleep Problems

Posted on March 6th, 2014 by

Spring Forward with Ease By Dr. Praveen Rudraraju, Director, Center for Sleep Medicine, Northern Westchester Hospital The hour time change will affect some people more than others due to difficulty adjusting their circadian rhythm. By altering the clock our internal clock becomes out of sync or mismatched with our current day-night cycle. Here are a […]

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