When Should I Get a Mammogram?

October 27th, 2015

New guidelines for when women should start getting mammograms have raised questions. Dr. Bonnie Litvack, Medical Director of the Women’s Imaging Center at Northern Westchester Hospital, answers questions many women have about when to start getting mammograms in light of the new breast cancer screening guidelines issued by the American Cancer Society, which raised the suggested […]

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Catching Lung Cancer Early

October 26th, 2015

A Story of Hope… Although my patient quit smoking six years ago, she remained at high risk for lung cancer. When a Low-Dose CT screening showed something like a little marble in her lung, I recommended a surgical biopsy. But my patient hesitated, feeling “very nervous” about the procedure. When I gently told her that […]

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Germ Buster Nutrition – Eating for a Strong Immune System

October 13th, 2015

Germ Buster Nutrition – Eating for a Strong Immune System Prevent the flu with good nutrition.  By Elisa Bremner In anticipation of flu season, it’s time to talk about prevention. First and foremost, please remember: the best defense against the flu is a year-round offense. This means eating right, staying active (60 minutes every day), […]

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