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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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Westchester Breast Surgeon on the Risks and Benefits of Mammograms

To Get a Mammogram or Not To Get a Mammogram: Risk Status Should Play a Role By Philip C. Bonanno, MD, FACS, Director of The Breast Program and Director of Integrated Cancer Care in the Cancer Treatment and Wellness Center … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

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Help at the Holidays for the Family Caregiver

Caring for the Caregiver November is National Caregivers Month Are you one of the 46 million people in the U.S. who are caring for an ailing family member or close friend? Being a “caregiver” can be emotionally, physically, and financially … Continue reading

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Nutrition Tips for Vegetarians

Hungry, Hungry Herbivores… By Kimberly Stein, RD, CDN Have you ever considered becoming a vegetarian? What stopped you from doing so? There are many reasons why some people opt for this dietary style. Whichever vegetarian diet you choose (lacto-ovo, pescetarian, … Continue reading

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New York Respiratory Therapist Discusses Smoking Cessation

2013 Is the Year to Finally Stop Smoking by Jennifer Lucas RRT-NPS, Coordinator of Smoking Cessation Program, Respiratory Therapist, Northern Westchester Hospital Yes, it feels like we’ve heard it before: Smoking kills. But did you realize puffing a cigarette accounts for … 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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New York Hospital Gastroenterologist Discusses Celiac Disease

Sensitive to Gluten or Suffering from Celiac Disease? by Dr. Elie Abemayor MD, Chief of Gastroenterology, Northern Westchester Hospital.  Just 10 years ago, Americans with celiac (SEE-lee-ak) disease had a tough time getting a diagnosis. Doctors thought that the autoimmune digestive … Continue reading

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New York Pulmonary Specialist Discusses Asthma

Are Asthma Attacks Rising With the Temperature This Summer? By Dr. Harlan Weinberg, Medical Director of Pulmonary Medicine, Northern Westchester Hospital  If it seems like asthma is on the rise, it is. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report … Continue reading

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New York Prostate Screening, Cancer, and Your PSA

Prostate Cancer: When Should Men Get Screened? by Josh Fink, MD In the last few years, the advice on prostate cancer screening has been very confusing for patients, and front of mind for internists and urologists. It’s a pressing concern … Continue reading

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