Local vs. Organic Shopping

February 27th, 2017

Are you a health conscious consumer wondering whether it’s worth buying local or organic food? It’s a valid question without a simple answer. By Caryn Huneke, MS, RD, CDN, Northern Westchester Hospital Let’s start with what the terms local and organic mean. While there are no government regulations defining “local,” it is generally referred to […]

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Finding Relief from Acid Reflux Disease

February 20th, 2017

Your stomach produces acid in order to digest food. If things go properly, that acid remains in your stomach, finally passing into your intestines. However, if you have acid reflux disease, also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD, stomach acid leaks backward and upward, “refluxing” into the esophagus, the tube leading from your mouth […]

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Radiation Therapy for Skin Cancer

February 15th, 2017

According to the National Cancer Institute, nearly 5.4 million cases of skin cancer are diagnosed each year – making skin cancer the most common type of cancer. However, a range of treatment options combined with early detection makes skin cancer very treatable. Read on as I discuss radiation therapy, a non-invasive treatment option for skin […]

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