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How can I maintain a healthy weight in winter?

The key is planning and pacing, according to Maria Scaffidi, MPA, RD, CDN, Bariatric Coordinator at the Surgical Weight Loss Institute at Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network...

WMC’s New Ambulatory Care Pavilion Is a Healing Environment, Close to Home

The new Ambulatory Care Pavilion at Westchester Medical Center offers an enhanced environment of care for the patients and visitors of WMCHealth. By Lisa CesaranoAs seen in the July/August issue of Advancing Care

WMCHealth’s Spring Events Raise Funds and Spirits

As seen in the July/August issue of Advancing Care The 40th Annual Westchester Medical Center Gala Held at Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, the 40th Annual Westchester Medical Center Gala celebrated the...

Here’s What You Need to Know When Dealing With Postpartum Depression

Expert OB-GYN staff members at HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley explain the causes, symptoms and treatments for postpartum depression. By Lisa Cesarano

What should I do if my child is being bullied — or is the bully?

“All bullying has two things in common: It involves an imbalance of power — whether it’s social presence or physical strength — and behavior that’s repetitious,” says Abraham Bartell, MD, Chief of Child and...

The Westchester Warriors: Fighting for Pediatric Cancer Patients

Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), recently celebrated the tremendous fundraising efforts of the Westchester Warriors, a youth hockey team that raised more than $100,000 during...

A Personal Approach to Treatment

Joe Lao, 23, was a college freshman suffering from Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) Positive recurrent Hodgkin’s Lymphoma when he turned to Mitchell Cairo, MD, the Chief of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation at...

Saving a Spine

Losing control of his skateboard, a young man from Dutchess County suffered a fractured and dislocated spine, fearing he would never walk again. Luckily, an expert surgeon set the record straight — along with...

True Believer

When a car accident left him with severe brain trauma, quick thinking and quick action gave a police officer a second chance at life. By Melissa Pheterson

One Woman Beats the Odds Against Heart Disease

How one woman — with her cardiologist’s help — is reducing the effects of heart disease. BY MARY MCIVER PUTHAWALA, RN, BSN