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  • HPV: Dispelling The Top Five Myths

    HPV: Dispelling The Top Five Myths

    HPV — Human papillomavirus — is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States, affecting 80 million — about one in four — Americans, most in their late teens and early 20s. About 14 million people become newly infected each year. In most cases, HPV goes away without medical treatment and does not cause any health problems. But some types can cause health problems ...

  • Yes, You Should Get A Flu Shot This Year

    Yes, You Should Get A Flu Shot This Year

    As a pediatric infectious disease specialist, this time of year—flu season—is one of my busiest. I’ve heard just about every myth there is out there about influenza and the flu vaccine. Here are a few things I wish everyone knew about the flu.1. The flu shot isn’t 100 percent effective—but it doesn’t need to be.You may have heard people say, “I’m not getting the flu vaccine, it doesn’t ...

  • Phelps Takes A Multidisciplinary Approach To Treating Mental Health

    Phelps Takes A Multidisciplinary Approach To Treating Mental Health

    What is anxiety?Anxiety is the anticipation of a future concern. Anxiety can cause people to avoid stressful situations and can affect one’s school or work performance and personal relationships. Muscle tension and avoidance behavior are often indicators of anxiety.Biological factors and life experiences can contribute to mental health problems and can hinder one’s ability to complete ...

  • Phelps Offers Caregiver And Patient Services For Those With Alzheimer’s Disease

    Phelps Offers Caregiver And Patient Services For Those With Alzheimer’s Disease

    Understanding Alzheimer’sAlzheimer’s is a progressive memory loss disease that affects a person’s ability to learn, reason, make judgments, communicate, and perform daily functions. It’s difficult watching those we care for struggle to perform daily activities. At Phelps Hospital, Northwell Health, we’re here to provide support for those with Alzheimer’s, their caregivers and loved ...

  • Get The Facts About Vaping

    Get The Facts About Vaping

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over 1,600 cases of lung injury associated with use of an e-cigarette or vaping product have been reported. Vaping products that contain THC (one of the active components of cannabis that affects brain activity), particularly those that have been obtained on the street, are linked to most of the outbreaks. The Food and ...

  • Phelps Spine And Back Pain Program Offers Minimally Invasive Surgery, Comprehensive Spine Care

    Phelps Spine And Back Pain Program Offers Minimally Invasive Surgery, Comprehensive Spine Care

    Your spine is an essential part of your body, constantly working while you stand, sit, and sleep. When you experience discomfort in your back and spine, managing that pain can be a challenge. The Spine and Back Pain Program at Phelps Hospital, Northwell Health offers a comprehensive approach, including customized treatment plans and pain management evaluations, to address your pain. Our ...

  • The Phelps Reflux Center Of Westchester Offers A Multispecialty Approach For Treating Reflux

    The Phelps Reflux Center Of Westchester Offers A Multispecialty Approach For Treating Reflux

    Phelps Hospital, Northwell Health is one of the only hospitals in the area using LINX surgical implant and minimally invasive surgery to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). The LINX device helps alleviate the symptoms of GERD, including heartburn, coughs, asthma, pneumonia, and difficulty swallowing without taking daily medication. The Phelps multidisciplinary team at the ...

  • Bicycle Safety Tips To Carry You Through Summer And Beyond

    Bicycle Safety Tips To Carry You Through Summer And Beyond

    There are few things more exhilarating than zooming downhill on a bike. When I used to live in New York City, I rode my bike to work nearly every day. It was a healthy habit, and the daily exercise felt great! Only the snow would send me to the subway. There is no question, riding a bike is as fun now as it was when I was a kid. But it can also be dangerous. Accidents happen. Yet, there ...

  • Neuroendovascular Surgery Takes Place Inside The Blood Vessel

    Neuroendovascular Surgery Takes Place Inside The Blood Vessel

    Neuroendovascular surgery is a subspecialty of neurosurgery that can help diagnose and treat diseases and conditions of the brain and nervous system. Neuroendovascular surgery is minimally invasive and uses state-of-the-art imaging technology and a very thin, flexible tube (catheter) to perform procedures inside your blood vessels. Instead of open surgery, the catheter is inserted ...

  • You Can Beat Spring Allergies

    You Can Beat Spring Allergies

    Does springtime make you sneeze?If you greet blooming flowers with a runny nose, then you may be among the millions of people with seasonal allergies.Hay fever or allergic rhinitis develop when your immune system overreacts to small airborne particles called allergens, during spring, summer or fall when certain plants pollinate. This allergic reaction commonly produces a range of ...

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