Protecting Football Players from Concussions and Other Injuries

March 15th, 2016

Football season is still months away, but concussion concerns in the sport are in the headlines year round. Recently, a new study found that tackling methods that protect the head may be increasing the risk of leg injuries. However, the findings don’t reveal an actual link—just an association. And there may be other explanations for […]

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Cardiac Rehab: Restoring Health and Well-Being

February 23rd, 2016

You’ve had a cardiac event – possibly a heart attack, coronary artery bypass surgery or angina. Now you’re back home. How do you regain your strength, energy and confidence, while reducing the risk of a recurrence? The answer is: cardiac rehabilitation. Find out from the experienced Master’s-level exercise physiologists at Northern Westchester Hospital’s (NWH) certified […]

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THE MYSTERY OF AUTOIMMUNE DISORDERS

January 26th, 2016

By Dr. Ronen Marmur Without your immune system, your body would be open to infection from viruses and bacteria. But this helpful ally can sometimes turn on you and mistakenly attack joints, muscles, and even organs. Because no one is sure what triggers autoimmune disorders, diagnosing and treating the problems can be puzzling for patients […]

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