Category Archives: Integrative Medicine

The Basics of Good Nutrition, by Northern Westchester Hospital Dietitian

Let’s Celebrate ‘Good Nutrition Month’ By: Kimberly Stein, RD, CDN November kicks off the holiday season, but there’s another reason to celebrate: It’s Good Nutrition Month.  The core ideas of what “good nutrition” constitutes come directly from the USDA MyPlate recommendations.  MyPlate … 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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Northern Westchester Hospital Chief of Cardiology Helps New Yorkers Decipher Heart Attack Symptoms

Heart Aware: Do you know the signs of a heart attack? By Dr. Robert Pilchik, Chief of Cardiology, Northern Westchester Hospital A heart attack is easy to recognize, right? Not always. People tend to expect a heart attack to be … Continue reading

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With Healthcare Reform, How Can You Control Your Costs?

Corralling Your Medical Costs …What you can do to keep the bills from mounting Health care reform is continually in the news. The efforts by national and local government to rein in costs are having mixed success at best. Instead … Continue reading

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A Guide for Caregivers During the Holidays

by Jerri Rosenfeld, LMSW and Rita Hayes, LCSW, courtesy of the Ken Hamilton Caregivers Center Every year the holiday season brings unique challenges to almost everyone. But for caregivers who have loved ones in the hospital or are caretaking someone … Continue reading

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Chief Nurse at Westchester Hospital Discusses the Power of Empowered Patients

Empowered Patients and Staff = Positive Experiences by Lauraine Szekely, RN, SVP Patient Care & Chief Nursing Officer Wouldn’t it be nice to know that the hospital staff caring for you is among the best in the industry? You can … Continue reading

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Food and Nutrition are Part of the Clinical Nursing Care at NWH

Food is Care An Interview with Marla Koroly, MD A hospital must have a well-trained medical staff that remains up-to-date on the latest advancements in care, as well as the technologies that make that care possible. But one aspect of … Continue reading

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