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New York Nurse Practitioner Discusses Comprehensive Cancer Care

Mind, Body & Soul: Truly Comprehensive Cancer Care by Marilyn Leroy-Sterling, NP, Care Coordinator,  Health and Wellness Program, Northern Westchester Hospital A diagnosis of cancer is a staggering blow. Although the treatments for patients with cancer are always improving, the emotional and physical … 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 Registered Dietician on Whole Grains

Whole grains, they’re not just for breakfast anymore! By Jill Ashbey-Pejoves RD, CDN, CNSC, CDE According to the 2010 Dietary Guideline for Americans, we should make half our grains whole. But why stop at half? The average adult doesn’t get … 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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New York Registered Dietitian Discusses Alternative Breakfasts

Boost Up Your Breakfast! By: Kimberly Stein, RD, CDN Let me ask you a question. If you were planning a cross-country road trip, would you fill up the gas tank? Well, the same applies when it comes to starting off … Continue reading

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New York Doctor Tips for Searching for Medical Info Online

by Dr. Harlan Weinberg, Medical Director of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at NWH Medical knowledge and information management is crucial to the delivery of health care. “But nothing has changed clinical practice more fundamentally than one recent innovation: the Internet…Falsehoods … Continue reading

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New York Gynecologist and New York Pediatrician Discuss Pertussis Vaccination

Whooping Cough: Are You Vaccinated? by  Dr. Navid Mootabar, Co-Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northern Westchester Hospital. & Dr. Peter Richel, Chief of Pediatrics, Northern Westchester Hospital Pertussis — more commonly known as whooping cough — might seem like an outdated … 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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Westchester Hosptial Dietitian Discusses Going Gluten Free

Going Gluten-Free by Amy Rosenfeld, MS, RD, CDN, Northern Westchester Hospital Is everyone you know going gluten-free? While a gluten-free diet is trendy, it is less appropriate for weight loss but crucial in the treatment of celiac disease. A protein found in … 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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