Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), has achieved its second consecutive year of top ratings in Peripheral Vascular Bypass procedures. Read More
If you packed on a few extra pounds this winter, you’re not alone, says Susan Epstein, MS, RD, CDN, registered dietitian at The Surgical Weight Loss Institute at Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth). Read More
According to Allen Nace, MA, LMHC, CASAC, Administrative Director of Community Rehabilitation Services/Addiction Treatment Services at HealthAlliance Hospital: Broadway Campus, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), “Binge drinking is defined as five drinks for men and four drinks for women in a period of one or two hours. It is also thought to be heavy episodic drinking, with the intent of becoming intoxicated.” Read More
At the region’s only Level 1 trauma center, the staff unites as something more than a team.
By Melissa F. Pheterson Read More
Congers’ Kathleen Paladine found relief from artery disease, thanks to this hospital’s skilled vascular team.
By Debra Bresnan Read More
The Work Place at MidHudson Regional Hospital helps keep Oscars statue makers healthy.
By David Levine Read More
From car accidents to cooking mishaps, when you’re faced with an accident, do you know what to do? Here, Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) emergency doctors at the region’s only verified Level I and Level II trauma centers offer their advice to manage some common scenarios.
Infectious-disease physician Dr. Marc Tack speaks on the most pressing concerns for this often underserved population.
By Laurie Yarnell Read More
Alan Gass, MD, FACC, Medical Director, Cardiac Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support at Westchester Medical Center, the flagship of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), gives heart failure patients the same advice he gives to those who’ve had a heart attack: If you smoke, stop. If you drink alcohol, stop. If you’re overweight, lose weight. If you’re sedentary, exercise. Read More
A Westchester Medical Center Health Network cardiologist weighs in on the health benefits and risks of a vegan diet.
By David Levine