Advancing Care in the Hudson Valley

5 Tips for Healthy Holiday Eating

By October 18, 2018 Features, Food & Health

It’s not too early to start preparing for the eating season.

By Melissa F. Pheterson

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A New Program Is Redefining Health for the Holidays

By October 18, 2018 Features

This holiday season you can hold on to your health and flavor.

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WMCHealth Events Around the Hudson Valley – November, December

By October 18, 2018 Events

November 4

Taste of the Hudson Valley

With stunning views of the Hudson River, this annual event pairs fine wines from the world’s top producers with culinary delights sourced from the Hudson Valley and beyond. This annual epicurean tradition continues this year at the Grandview in Poughkeepsie. Tickets are $150. For information, call 845.493.5787 or visit midhudsonregional.org/taste. Read More

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How can I keep my home a safe place this time of year?

By October 18, 2018 Just the Facts

Late November through early January can be the most joyous time of the year — and a dangerous one. With new toys and decorations entering your home, there are many things that could send you (or your guests) to the emergency room. Here are some tips to having a happy, healthy and safe holiday, from Ivan Miller, MD, Director of Emergency Medicine at Westchester Medical Center, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital and MidHudson Regional Hospital, all members of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth).    Read More

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Can eating too much sugar cause diabetes?

By October 18, 2018 Just the Facts

“No, that’s a myth — and so is the misconception that people with diabetes can “never” eat sweets or traditional foods they enjoy,” says Donna Gibbons, RN, MS, CPT, CDE, Diabetes Program Manager at Westchester Medical Center, the flagship of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth). Read More

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What is holiday heart syndrome, and how can I avoid it?

By October 18, 2018 Just the Facts

It may sound festive, but there is nothing cheerful about holiday heart syndrome, a very real phenomenon in which heart-related emergencies spike around the food-and-drink-centered holidays. Read More

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How do I manage the stress of being a caregiver at holiday time?

By October 18, 2018 Just the Facts

“One of the first ways is giving ourselves permission to accept help,” says Heather  Greene, LCSW, Director of Resident and Family Services at Mountainside Residential Care Center, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) in Margaretville. “That can be anything from accepting an invitation to dinner to having someone come visit and sit with your loved one.” Read More

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’Tis the season for parties. How can I drink or host responsibly?

By October 18, 2018 Just the Facts

“Excess alcohol consumption is the third-leading preventable cause of death in this country, causing 85,000 deaths a year,” says Gail Bailey-Wallace, Medical Director of the Kyle Goldberg Turning Point Program at MidHudson Regional Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth). Read More

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All About Alzheimer’s

By October 18, 2018 Features

Learn the facts behind this debilitating disease — and why there’s hope for a cure.

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This Baby’s Complex Birth Results in a Happy Ending

By October 18, 2018 Features

HealthAlliance’s Family Birth Place combines a family-centered environment with the highest standard of medical excellence and aids a newborn during birth.

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