Northern Westchester Hospital Blog


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

Posted on February 21st, 2013 by

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 be harmful or even deadly. Unfortunately, medication errors happen. Side effects from prescription mistakes can […]

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

Posted on February 4th, 2013 by

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 painful, but often it’s a feeling of pressure or tightness in the chest. And for […]

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

Posted on January 28th, 2013 by

Finally, a Study on the Effects of Diet on 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 progression of his disease.  This information might empower our patients to directly affect their health on a daily […]

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Balance Tips by the Clinical Director of Rehabilitation at NWH

Posted on January 21st, 2013 by

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, unfortunately. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (the CDC), one in three […]

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

Posted on December 4th, 2012 by

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 susceptible to ear complications because their narrow sinus passages and still developing ear canals may […]

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