Advancing Care in the Hudson Valley

A Robotic-Arm Revolution at Good Samaritan Hospital

By June 14, 2017 Health News

Believe it or not, a robot can help make some surgeries more personalized, and patients at Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), are discovering this firsthand. Read More

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WMCHealth, New York Medical College Establish Academic Partnership

By June 14, 2017 Health News

Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) and New York Medical College recently announced a 12-year academic affiliation agreement that will serve to further strengthen clinical care for Hudson Valley patients. Read More

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For Level II Trauma Care, MidHudson Regional Hospital Is No. 1

By June 14, 2017 Health News

In Poughkeepsie, MidHudson Regional Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), has been a New York State-designated Level II trauma center for more than 20 years. Read More

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A Step Forward for WMCHealth’s Advanced Physician Services

By June 14, 2017 Health News

Throughout the Hudson Valley, people rely on the more than 400 physicians of Advanced Physician Services (APS), a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), for outstanding care across a variety of specialties. Read More

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Reclaiming 4/20 With a ‘Healthy Teen Brain Day’

By June 14, 2017 Health News

In recent years, April 20, or 4/20, became a day marijuana users gathered to celebrate cannabis culture. Read More

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What’s the Best Way to Be Safe Around Fireworks?

By June 14, 2017 Just the Facts

“If you’re entertaining with fireworks this summer, it’s critical to take all safety precautions,” says Mariana Shaut, Administrative Director of Emergency Services at HealthAlliance Hospital: Broadway Campus, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth). Read More

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Any Advice for Preparing for an Empty Nest?

By June 14, 2017 Just the Facts

It may not be an actual illness or diagnosis, but empty nest syndrome is the very real sense of loss commonly experienced by parents when their children leave home. Read More

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Could Social Media Be Making Me Tired?

By June 14, 2017 Just the Facts

If you feel like you’re never well-rested, you may want to reconsider your social media habits, says Abraham Bartell, MD, Director of Pediatric Psychiatry at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth). Read More

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What’s the Right Age to Introduce My Child to Peanuts?

By June 14, 2017 Just the Facts

Forget everything you’ve ever learned about slowly introducing peanuts to your baby, because according to Subhadra Siegel, MD, pediatric allergist and immunologist at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), the recommendation to avoid peanuts with babies is a thing of the past. Read More

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What Are the Signs of Heatstroke and How Can I Prevent it?

By June 14, 2017 Just the Facts

According to Steven Beenstock, DO, family medicine physician at Bon Secours Medical Group, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), when the heat index rises above 90°F, so does your risk for heatstroke. Read More

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