Northern Westchester Hospital Blog


New York Pharmacist Offers 11 Tips on Keeping Your Medications Safe and Managing Your Prescriptions

Posted on February 21st, 2013 by

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 be harmful or even deadly. Unfortunately, medication errors happen. Side effects from prescription mistakes can […]

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Northern Westchester Hospital President and CEO Thanks the Community after Hurricane Sandy

Posted on November 27th, 2012 by

Our President and CEO, Joel Seligman, recently wrote a Letter to the Editor of the Chappaqua-Mt. Kisco Patch, a community news website, to express his gratitude to the community during the recent events surrounding Hurricane Sandy. Read his letter of thanks, in particular to the Red Cross, Summit Development, the community of New Castle and to […]

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New York Emergency Department Doctor Says Cell Phone Use a Factor in Car Accidents

Posted on September 14th, 2012 by

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 of pink and blue plastic keys or their convertible car for Barbie and Ken, children […]

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New York Orthopedist Explains Benefits of Anterior Approach to Hip Replacement

Posted on July 3rd, 2012 by

Benefits of Anterior Approach to Hip Replacement by Dr. Eric Grossman Typically after patients have a hip replaced with the conventional approach, they go to inpatient rehab following 3 to 4 days in the hospital.  When patients eventually return home, they are given strict “hip precautions” because of increased risk of dislocation during the first […]

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New York Orthopedist Dr. Evan Karas advises on Shoulder Pain

Posted on June 25th, 2012 by

Save Your Shoulder – Don’t Push Through the Pain by Dr. Evan Karas Your shoulder is a remarkably intricate joint. The centerpiece is the rotator cuff—a cradle of muscles and tendons that enables you to rotate your arm in a full arc. The rotator cuff is instrumental to swinging a tennis racquet or golf club, […]

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