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Chief of Emergency Medicine on Summer Safety

Posted on July 10th, 2014 by

Summer Safety Tips By Dr. Jim Dwyer Now that summer’s here, you and your family are hopefully spending a lot more time outdoors, enjoying a variety of activities. That’s great for your health and state of mind, but you’ll want to take a few precautions to make sure you all stay safe.

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Northern Westchester Hospital Chief of Emergency Medicine Talks Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke

Posted on July 3rd, 2014 by

Tips to Beat the Heat… Avoid hazards such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke By Dr. Jim Dwyer When the temperatures climb, so does the risk of heat exhaustion. The risk is greater for the very young, the elderly and for those who have medical issues that might deplete their fluids and leave them susceptible […]

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Northern Westchester Hospital Chief of Emergency Medicine Offers Tips to Avoid the Emergency Room over The Holidays

Posted on December 19th, 2013 by

A Few Tips to Avoid the ER this Holiday Season By Jim Dwyer, MD, Chief, Emergency Medicine, Northern Westchester Hospital There are many reasons people find themselves in the emergency room over the holidays. Perhaps the most common mishap sending people there during the holiday season is slipping and falling on the ice. This is […]

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ER Doc Offers Tips to Avoid Summer Hazards for Kids

Posted on June 10th, 2013 by

Summertime Safety: Avoid Hazards in the Heat by Jim Dwyer MD, Chief, Emergency Services, Northern Westchester Hospital¬† Bare feet in cool grass on a hot day may be the actual description of paradise. However, running around barefoot can be hard on the tootsies. The nature of injuries that put people in emergency rooms changes with […]

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