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New York Nurse Practitioner Discusses Comprehensive Cancer Care

Posted on October 10th, 2013 by

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 impact of a cancer diagnosis and subsequent treatment are often overwhelming. That’s why hospitals are […]

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Nutrition Tips for Vegetarians

Posted on October 2nd, 2013 by

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, flexitarian, or vegan), there is ample research to suggest that partaking in a plant-based diet […]

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New York Registered Dietician on Whole Grains

Posted on September 22nd, 2013 by

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 even close to the 25-38 grams of fiber per day recommended by the Institutes of […]

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New York Respiratory Therapist Discusses Smoking Cessation

Posted on September 20th, 2013 by

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 one of every five deaths in the United States? According to the Centers for Disease […]

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New York Registered Dietitian Discusses Alternative Breakfasts

Posted on September 19th, 2013 by

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 your day with breakfast. Not having breakfast is just like not filling up the gas […]

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