Northern Westchester Hospital Chief of Dermatology Talks Skin Cancer and Melanoma

July 31st, 2014

Melanoma: The black sheep of the family By Dr. Ross Levy Of the three common types of skin cancer, melanoma is the most worrisome. This aggressive cancer is deadly when caught late. Skin cancer in general is on the rise: Fifty years ago, one in 2000 people developed a melanoma. Now it’s one in 35. […]

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Northern Westchester Hospital Chief of Pediatrics Discusses New Vaccination Requirements in New York

July 22nd, 2014

Back-to-School Preparations May Need to Include Vaccinations By Dr. Pete Richel Your child may need a new vaccination before classes start this fall. For the first time in more than a decade, New York State has updated its school immunization requirements, and now children must be vaccinated twice against varicella—chicken pox. Prior to July of […]

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Northern Westchester Hospital Dietitian Shares the Benefits of Berries

July 22nd, 2014

Benefits of Berries By Stephanie Perruzza   Berries are delicious and nutritious, packing a tasty and powerful punch in every bite.  They contain large amounts of antioxidants important in protecting against chronic disease; they are also low in calories!  Enjoy them fresh or frozen in your favorite dishes.

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