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New York Surgeon Discusses Benefits of Laparoscopy for Seniors

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 … Continue reading

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New York Plastic Surgeon Discusses Lumpectomy Reconstruction

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

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 … 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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Westchester Orthopedist Dr. Eric Grossman Explains the Anterior Approach to Hip Replacement

An Effective Approach to Hip Replacement by Dr. Eric Grossman For patients needing hip replacement, I utilize an anterior approach to ensure patients receive the most appropriate care possible. While there are three main approaches to hip replacement—lateral, anterior and … Continue reading

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Westchester Doctor Weighs the Benefits of CAT Scan for Heavy Smokers

CT Scan Screen for Heavy Smokers Ages 55-74 by Dr. Joshua Fink  The American Lung Association has now reached an agreement and supports a low-dose CT scan for heavy smokers. It did not lend its support to universal screening, and … Continue reading

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Westchester Obstetrician Guides Expectant Parents in What to Look for in a Hospital

Selecting a Hospital by Dr. David Berck Planning the birth of your baby Whether you’re expecting your first child, or you feel like you’ve become a seasoned professional at labor and delivery, one thing remains constant –deciding where to give … Continue reading

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