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New York Hospital Dietician Discusses Hydration During the Summer

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 … Continue reading

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New York Prostate Screening, Cancer, and Your PSA

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 … Continue reading

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Healthy Recipes to Spoil Dad this Father’s Day

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 … Continue reading

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ER Doc Offers Tips to Avoid Summer Hazards for Kids

Summertime Safety: Avoid Hazards in the Heat by Jim Dwyer MD, Chief, Emergency Services, Northern Westchester Hospital  Bare feet in cool grass on a hot day may be the actual description of paradise. However, running around barefoot can be hard … Continue reading

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New York Endocrinologist Discusses Osteoporosis and Men

Osteoporosis – in Men? By Dr. Eric Rudin, Endocrinologist, Northern Westchester Hospital You probably think of osteoporosis — thinning bones — as a woman’s problem. For the most part that’s true. But we see plenty of men with osteoporosis, too. … Continue reading

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Westchester County Dietician Talks Calcium and Bone Health

Calcium: The Key to Bone Health & Much More By Amy Rosenfeld, MS, RD, CDN You have heard it before; calcium is key to maintaining strong bones and teeth and warding off osteoporosis. But did you know that bone health … Continue reading

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Sports Nutrition

Food: The Body’s Fuel by Elisa Bremner, RD, Northern Westchester Hospital Good nutrition can help athletes attain optimal performance. Fitness fanatics, school athletes and weekend warriors alike want to get the most out of their fitness regime. What are the … Continue reading

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The Impact of Health Insurance Exchanges

Without Coverage, Access to Quality Healthcare is Extremely Limited By Joel Seligman, President & CEO, Northern Westchester Hospital The new Insurance Exchanges that go live January 1, 2014 are critical to achieving the most important benefit of the Affordable Care … Continue reading

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With Healthcare Reform Comes Health Insurance Exchanges

Are You Ready for Health Insurance Exchanges? Some 2.7 million New Yorkers lack health insurance, according to New York government data. Without insurance, a serious medical problem can spell financial disaster for a family. Costs for treating the insured can … Continue reading

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New York Neonatologist Shares Simple Steps to Protect and Keep Your Baby Safe

Sound, Safe Sleep for Baby By Dr. Rick Stafford, Director of Neonatology, Northern Westchester Hospital The moment of departure from the hospital with your newborn baby can leave you with mixed feelings: Joy, wonder, and perhaps more than a little … Continue reading

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