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Focus on Philanthropy

By November 10, 2020 Features
Zubeen Shroff, Westchester Medical Center Foundation Board Chair / Photo courtesy of WMCHealth

As seen in the December 2020 Issue of Advancing Care.

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How Do I Distinguish Pandemic Blues From Clinical Depression?

By November 10, 2020 Just the Facts

As seen in the December 2020 Issue of Advancing Care.

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What If My Child Is Becoming Withdrawn or Anxious Due to Social Isolation?

By November 10, 2020 Just the Facts

As seen in the December 2020 Issue of Advancing Care.

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How Can I Deal With Holiday Stress?

By November 10, 2020 Just the Facts

As seen in the December 2020 Issue of Advancing Care.

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Colon Cancer: What You Should Know

By November 10, 2020 Features

WMCHealth experts weigh in on prevention screening and warning signs of this prevalent disease.

By Laurie Yarnell
As seen in the December 2020 Issue of Advancing Care.

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A Lifesaving Discovery

By November 10, 2020 Features
Lisa Beckett qualified for a less-invasive treatment for her esophageal cancer. The procedure, at Good Samaritan Hospital, took only 40 minutes. Photo by John Halpern

A longtime Good Samaritan Hospital patient reflects on her shocking diagnosis of esophageal cancer and how the advanced care she received made her healthy again.

By Deborah Skolnik
As seen in the December 2020 Issue of Advancing Care.

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No Time to Lose

By November 9, 2020 Features
When a pleasant breakfast with her 2-year-old son was interrupted by a loud buzzing in her head, it didn’t occur to 43-year-old Anise Pettersen that she was having a life-threatening stroke.

A young mother has a stroke while eating breakfast with her 2-year-old son. Here’s how WMCHealth’s Comprehensive Stroke Center saved her life and kept a family together.

As seen in the December 2020 Issue of Advancing Care.

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Medicine in Motion

By November 9, 2020 Features
Photos by Stefan Radtke

Precision neurosurgery at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital helped save a young dancer’s hopes, dreams and future.

By Melissa F. Pheterson
As seen in the December 2020 Issue of Advancing Care.

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One Step at a Time

By November 9, 2020 Features
Ameer Lester built back his strength slowly and has started returning to activities he loves. Photos by Kenneth Gabrielsen

After being diagnosed with a spinal tumor, an NYC teen receives advanced care to regain mobility and functionality.

By Lisa Cesarano
As seen in the December 2020 Issue of Advancing Care.

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Music to Her Ears

By November 9, 2020 Features
Baby Leah Kim Casey of Dobbs Ferry (seen here with parents Jihyun Kim and Trent Casey) is facing a bright future, now with speech and hearing, thanks to the highly skilled team at Westchester Medical Center’s Cochlear Implant Center. Photo by John Halpern

A safe and effective procedure changes this Dobbs Ferry family’s life forever.

By Melissa F. Pheterson
As seen in the December 2020 Issue of Advancing Care.

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