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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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Northern Westchester Hospital Chief of Cardiology Helps New Yorkers Decipher Heart Attack Symptoms

Heart Aware: Do you know the signs of a heart attack? By Dr. Robert Pilchik, Chief of Cardiology, Northern Westchester Hospital A heart attack is easy to recognize, right? Not always. People tend to expect a heart attack to be … Continue reading

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Northern Westchester Hospital’s Clinical Trials Program Examines the Role of Nutrition in Prostate Cancer Progression

Finally, a Study on the Effects of Diet on the Progression of Prostate Cancer by Dr. Josh Fink It would be a huge step forward if, one day, Doctors could tell a man that what he eats directly impacts the … Continue reading

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Balance Tips by the Clinical Director of Rehabilitation at NWH

Sure-footed Advice for Keeping Your Balance By Adam Cohen, Clinical Director of Rehabilitation at Northern Westchester Hospital When you’re in your 20s, tripping over a curb usually means a scraped knee and flush of embarrassment. But that changes with age, … Continue reading

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Northern Westchester Hospital Balance Center Director Explains Inner Ear Infections and Vertigo

Hear This:  Inner Ear Infections Can Lead to Balance and Vertigo Issues by Dr. Lawrence Meiteles With cold and flu season around the corner, parents have to prepare for the possibility of inner ear infections in their children. Kids are particularly … Continue reading

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Northern Westchester Hospital President and CEO Thanks the Community after Hurricane Sandy

Our President and CEO, Joel Seligman, recently wrote a Letter to the Editor of the Chappaqua-Mt. Kisco Patch, a community news website, to express his gratitude to the community during the recent events surrounding Hurricane Sandy. Read his letter of … Continue reading

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A Guide for Caregivers During the Holidays

by Jerri Rosenfeld, LMSW and Rita Hayes, LCSW, courtesy of the Ken Hamilton Caregivers Center Every year the holiday season brings unique challenges to almost everyone. But for caregivers who have loved ones in the hospital or are caretaking someone … Continue reading

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President & CEO of Northern Westchester Hospital Attends 2nd Annual Healthcare Reform Summit

Healthcare Reform Summit by Joel Seligman On Thursday, September 27, I will join my healthcare colleagues at the Healthcare Reform Summit. The topic of healthcare reform is one of great interest and much deserved conversation. I have the privilege of … Continue reading

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New York Emergency Department Doctor Says Cell Phone Use a Factor in Car Accidents

Ditch the Distractions and Drive Safely by Dr. Robert Marcus Obtaining a driver’s license has become a rite of passage for teenagers living in the United States. Starting during infancy, children become infatuated with driving. Whether it’s their first pair … Continue reading

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Northern Westchester Hospital Clinical Trials Program Expanded

Leading-Edge Research in Your Neighborhood An Interview with Dr. Joshua Fink When you think about medical research, institutions such as Johns Hopkins, the Mayo Clinic, and Massachusetts General or New York Presbyterian may come to mind. In the not too … Continue reading

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