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Westchester Breast Surgeon on the Risks and Benefits of Mammograms

Posted on February 18th, 2014 by

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 at Northern Westchester Hospital This news was hard to miss: A new study suggested that […]

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New York Dermatologist on Common Winter Skin Problems

Posted on January 6th, 2014 by

Simple Ways to Save Your Skin this Winter by Athena G. Kaporis, MD, FAAD, Attending, Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology, Northern Westchester Hospital Surprise: most winter skin damage is caused not by cold, but by dryness. So if you do one thing, keep your skin moist. Here are the most common winter skin problems, […]

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Take the COPD Quiz

Posted on November 12th, 2013 by

  1. True or False: It’s easy for patients to recognize the symptoms of COPD. 2. True or False: More than 12 million American adults have COPD. 3. True or False: Genetics are the top reason people develop COPD. 4. True or False: COPD is common in younger people. 5. True or False: People with […]

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Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes from a Hospital Dietitian

Posted on November 12th, 2013 by

Have a Happy, Healthy Thanksgiving by Stephanie Perruzza, MS, RD, CDN, Northern Westchester Hospital Cranberry sauce, loaded mashed potatoes, green been casserole (with French fried onion toppings), creamed spinach…the list goes on for traditional Thanksgiving fare. Oh, and let’s not forget the ever-popular deep fried turkey.  It’s no wonder the phrase “healthy thanksgiving sides” is often […]

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