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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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Westchester Stroke Program Director Tells 4 Signs of Stroke

Struck by Stroke: Act FAST by Dr. Akira Todo, Director, Stroke Program, Northern Westchester Hospital When a stroke hits, the clock starts ticking: If patients get the right treatment within the next few hours, it can make all the difference … 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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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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Registered Dietician Advises on a Diet for Prostate Health

Nutrition for a Healthy Prostate by Mary Gocke, RD, CDN Many factors including age, race, and genetics, influence a man’s risk for developing prostate cancer. Leading a sedentary lifestyle, eating a diet high in red meats and dairy products and … Continue reading

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