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WMCHealth Commemorates ‘Donate Life Month’

By June 22, 2018 Health News

Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), home to the Hudson Valley’s only transplant center, observed national “Donate Life Month” in April by welcoming back former patients and families who have given or received the gift of organ donation.

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This Skydiver Was Put Back Together By WMC’s Trauma Team After a Devastating Crash

By June 22, 2018 Features

With 1,000 jumps under his belt, Brian Moriarty embarked on what seemed to be a “routine and unremarkable” jump on a beautiful June day.

By Lisa Cesarano

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Nutrition-Education Programs Give Middle Schoolers the Power of Choice

By June 22, 2018 Features

Pediatric residents bring a nutrition-education program to Elmsford students.

By Melissa F. Pheterson

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WMCHealth Takes Steps Towards New Patient-Centered “Medical Villages”

By June 22, 2018 Features

Enhanced care, thriving communities and innovative healthcare converge with WMCHealth’s two upcoming projects. 

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Events – August, September

By June 22, 2018 Events

August 1

2018 HealthAlliance Golf Classic

Enjoy a beautiful day on the Apple Greens Golf Course in Highland for the 2018 HealthAlliance Golf Classic. A continental breakfast prior to tee-off will prepare you for the 18-hole, 4-person scramble tournament followed by lunch on the course and a barbecue buffet awards dinner with prize drawing. The course is located at 161 South Street, Highland. Please register online at FoundationUpdate.org or call 845.334.2760. Read More

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Innovative Cancer-Treatment Technology Receives Award-Winning Name

By June 22, 2018 Health News

Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), has announced the winners of its “Name the Linear Accelerator Contest” from over 300 entries among high school students in Rockland County. Read More

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MidHudson Regional Hospital Addresses Opioid Epidemic, Renames Treatment Program

By June 22, 2018 Health News

MidHudson Regional Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), hosted a conference to address the epidemic of opioid addiction in Dutchess County and the Hudson Valley. Read More

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New Cystic-Fibrosis Screening Test Helps Families Take Action

By June 22, 2018 Health News

Westchester Medical Center, the flagship of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), is the only hospital in the New York-metropolitan area to provide the fastest and most precise genetic testing available for cystic fibrosis, a chronic and often fatal disease that affects the respiratory and digestive systems of children and young adults. Read More

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Teens Living “Vape-Free” Lives Partner With Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital

By June 22, 2018 Health News

With a symbolic walk through a pair of giant lungs, teenagers from the Westchester Coalition for Drug and Alcohol Free Youth partnered with Westchester County and Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), to raise awareness about the dangers of vaping, or using electronic cigarettes to inhale an aerosol. Read More

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New Technology Supports Pre-Hospital Care for Seriously Ill and Injured Patients

By June 22, 2018 Health News

Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) has launched a new technology at its hospitals to provide the highest level of pre-hospital care and preparation for Hudson Valley patients. Read More

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