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New York Surgeon Discusses Benefits of Laparoscopy for Seniors

Posted on October 10th, 2013 by

The Benefits of Laparoscopy are Particularly Apparent for Seniors by Jerald Wishner, MD, FACS, FASCRS, Co-Director of the Institute for Robotic and Minimally Invasive Surgery at NWH. Laparoscopic surgery offers many advantages when compared to similar procedures performed through a large open incision. Patients undergoing a laparoscopic surgery experience: less pain earlier return of intestinal function […]

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New York Plastic Surgeon Discusses Lumpectomy Reconstruction

Posted on March 13th, 2013 by

Aesthetic Oncology for Breast Cancer Patients by Danielle DeLuca-Pytell, MD, FACS In 2004, after completing a residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas, I came to Northern Westchester Hospital and the Institute of Aesthetic Surgery for a fellowship in cosmetic surgery.  I had a broad base […]

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Westchester Stroke Program Director Tells 4 Signs of Stroke

Posted on February 12th, 2013 by

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 in their chances for recovery. Many people don’t realize that we have really effective treatments […]

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Joel Seligman, President and CEO of Northern Westchester Hospital, on How to Keep Individual Healthcare Costs Down

Posted on January 7th, 2013 by

It’s important for everyone to know that they have the power to help keep their health care costs down. When you have a greater understanding of the options available to you and become proactive in your health and wellness, you can save money and improve your overall quality of life.

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Registered Dietician Advises on a Diet for Prostate Health

Posted on July 20th, 2012 by

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 low in fruits and vegetables also puts a man at a greater risk for prostate […]

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