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Northern Westchester Hospital Pediatric Pulmonologist on Kids and Asthma

Posted on September 22nd, 2014 by

Managing Childhood Asthma by Lynne Quittell, MD The soft wheeze or whistle as a child breathes. The chin tucked and chest pinched as he coughs incessantly. These are signs of childhood asthma, a maddening, frightening condition for kids and parents — and a leading cause of ER visits for children. While in the past asthma […]

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Pulmonary Medicine Expert Discusses Asthma and the Flu

Posted on January 17th, 2014 by

Take Steps to Avoid the Flu, Especially if You Have Asthma By Harlan Weinberg, MD Medical Director, Pulmonary Medicine & Critical Care Medicine, Northern Westchester Hospital Patients who have a diagnosis of asthma, as well as other clinical conditions, such as COPD, Cystic Fibrosis, Congestive Heart Failure, Diabetes Mellitus, and Cancer, are all at increased […]

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New York Pulmonary Specialist Discusses Asthma

Posted on June 20th, 2013 by

Are Asthma Attacks Rising With the Temperature This Summer? By Dr. Harlan Weinberg, Medical Director of Pulmonary Medicine, Northern Westchester Hospital ┬áIf it seems like asthma is on the rise, it is. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that doctors diagnosed 4.3 million more Americans with the condition over the last ten years. […]

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