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New York Nursery Nurse Discusses Newborn Screening and PKU

Why Will My Newborn Get a PKU Screening? By Martha Zavras, RN III, Northern Westchester Hospital If you, a family member, or close friend is pregnant, it is important to know that your newborn will be screened for several serious … Continue reading

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New York Cardiologist Explains the Meaning of Cholesterol Numbers

Understanding Your Cholesterol Numbers (post 2 of 3) By Robert Pilchik, MD, Chief of Cardiology at Northern Westchester Hospital First, a short review of cholesterol basics: The two types of cholesterol in your body – low-density lipoprotein (LDL) and high-density lipoprotein (HDL) … Continue reading

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New York Doctor Tips for Searching for Medical Info Online

by Dr. Harlan Weinberg, Medical Director of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at NWH Medical knowledge and information management is crucial to the delivery of health care. “But nothing has changed clinical practice more fundamentally than one recent innovation: the Internet…Falsehoods … Continue reading

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Westchester Hospital Dietitian Discusses Healthy Lunches for Back to School

Packing A Healthy Lunchbag by Stephanie Perruzza, MS, RD, CDN, Northern Westchester Hospital September is back-to-school month …getting organized around books, supplies and first day back-to-school outfits, etc., etc…  We want to make this one task easier:  Packing the lunch … Continue reading

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Westchester Hosptial Dietitian Discusses Going Gluten Free

Going Gluten-Free by Amy Rosenfeld, MS, RD, CDN, Northern Westchester Hospital Is everyone you know going gluten-free? While a gluten-free diet is trendy, it is less appropriate for weight loss but crucial in the treatment of celiac disease. A protein found in … Continue reading

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New York Hospital CEO Discusses Planetree Re-Designation

by Joel Seligman – President & CEO, Northern Westchester Hosptial  It is with great pride that I announce that NWH has again been awarded National Planetree Re-Designation as a Patient-Centered Hospital! The Planetree Designation Committee was unanimous in its assessment … Continue reading

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New York Hospital Dietician Discusses The Power of Spinach

The Power of Spinach by Stephanie Perruzza, MS, RD, CDN, Northern Westchester Hospital With two holidays dedicated to this green leafy sensation (Fresh Spinach Day on July 16th and National Spinach Day was March 26th), it should be no surprise … Continue reading

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Dr. Jonathan Goldberg Describes 2 New York Clinical Trials for Follicular NHL

Follicular non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (follicular NHL) is the most common of the indolent (slow growing) non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas, and the second most common form of non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas overall. Low-grade follicular NHL is a slow growing but thus far incurable disease that patients … Continue reading

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New York Pharmacist Offers 11 Tips on Keeping Your Medications Safe and Managing Your Prescriptions

Dispensing Advice and Information By Tony Luppino, R.Ph, Director of Pharmacy, Northern Westchester Hospital Medications save lives—there’s no question about that. But prescription drugs are powerful substances that, taken at an incorrect quantity, time or mixed with other medications, can … Continue reading

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Westchester Stroke Program Director Tells 4 Signs of Stroke

Struck by Stroke: Act FAST by Dr. Akira Todo, Director, Stroke Program, Northern Westchester Hospital When a stroke hits, the clock starts ticking: If patients get the right treatment within the next few hours, it can make all the difference … Continue reading

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