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New Hip, New Hope

By October 16, 2015 Features

Try as she might, Lise Crapella, 64, couldn’t seem to shake the pain in her hip. In the course of nearly 30 years, the Suffern grandmother of two had put her body through a lot, including 22 New York City Marathons, two Boston Marathons, half Ironman triathlons and group expeditions to climb Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Everest. After a while, she reluctantly cut out running in favor of hiking and biking. But last winter, the pain in her hip grew so acute that she couldn’t even bend to tie her shoe. Read More

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Mill Etienne, MD, brings top-notch neurology care to patients in the Hudson Valley

By August 21, 2015 Features

If he could, Bon Secours Neurologist Mill Etienne, MD, would probably pack inside his signature doctor’s bag (he’s known for carrying it everywhere) the tools he uses to advance the field of neurology at Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network, and elsewhere. Unfortunately, the tools he uses most—EEGs (electroencephalograms), implantable devices and educational programs for high school and medical students—are not portable. Dr. Etienne practices at Good Samaritan Hospital, and his main concerns are the treatment of people with epilepsy and traumatic brain injuries and the prevention of serious head injuries in sports. Read More

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