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  • Considering Bariatric Surgery? What You Need To Know About Weight Loss

    Considering Bariatric Surgery? What You Need To Know About Weight Loss

    Have you struggled with your weight and weight loss for a long time? Tried exercise and every diet under the sun, but none have led to lasting weight loss? Are you considered morbidly obese and suffering from other health issues? As director of Bariatric Services at Phelps Hospital Northwell Health, these are the questions I tell my patients to ask themselves. Morbid obesity is ...

  • Feeling Blue? Phelps Hospital Explains How To Combat Seasonal Depression

    Feeling Blue? Phelps Hospital Explains How To Combat Seasonal Depression

    While feeling depressed, stressed or anxious around the holidays can seem to be a function of the season's burdens, research has shown that aside from simple holiday workplace or family stresses, environmental factors may be at play."Some people notice symptoms of depression mainly in the fall and winter months, when the days are shorter and there is a lot less sunlight," said L. Mark ...

  • A Recipe For Mindful Eating: Tips During The Holiday Season

    A Recipe For Mindful Eating: Tips During The Holiday Season

    Autumn is upon us and you know what that means: lots of leftover Halloween candy, marathon Thanksgiving meals and, soon enough, one holiday party after another. On average, Americans gain one to two pounds during the holiday season. However, there are steps that we can take to mentally prepare ourselves for the barrage of foods and beverages around us. Mindfulness is about being present ...

  • Are You A Current Or Former Smoker? Phelps Hospital Explains How To Detect Lung Cancer Early

    Are You A Current Or Former Smoker? Phelps Hospital Explains How To Detect Lung Cancer Early

    While many cancers are a combination of genetics and lifestyle choices, lung cancer remains largely the result of prolonged tobacco use. While quitting cigarettes can cut the risk of developing cancer in half after 10 years, serious smokers -- even if they no longer smoke -- are at an elevated risk for developing lung cancer.However, early detection and screening can help identify and ...

  • Conquering Cancer Fear Is Key To Breast Health, According To Phelps

    Conquering Cancer Fear Is Key To Breast Health, According To Phelps

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time for promoting breast health. Yet, the fear of breast cancer prevents many women from undergoing the screening, including self-breast exams (SBEs) and mammography, that could reduce their breast cancer risk, or lead to early diagnosis, treatment and improved outcomes, said Robin Bradley, MS, CNM, a midwife at Phelps Hospital. “How do we ...

  • Innovative Breast Cancer Care In Westchester: A Discussion On New Technology

    Innovative Breast Cancer Care In Westchester: A Discussion On New Technology

    Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers among American women, affecting one in eight. Although it is associated with a host of risk factors, like heredity, most newly diagnosed breast cancer patients have no risk factors. What’s more, only 5 percent to 10 percent of breast cancers are attributed to abnormal genes passing from parent to child.Nevertheless, a diagnosis of breast ...

  • Juul Is Not Cool: Experts Battle The Cool Factor Of E-Cigarette Popular With Teens

    Juul Is Not Cool: Experts Battle The Cool Factor Of E-Cigarette Popular With Teens

    Juul, a type of e-cigarette, holds appeal for teens thanks to fruity flavors and hip marketing. But Juul is far from harmless. One .7 mL Juul pod, which contains about 200 “puffs” of vapor, has the same amount of nicotine as one pack of cigarettes.Juul’s popularity is also linked to the fact that users can “ghost” its vapor — it doesn’t create a telltale cloud like other e-cigarettes. ...

  • Stay In The Game: Phelps Offers Tips On How Young Athletes Can Avoid Injuries

    Stay In The Game: Phelps Offers Tips On How Young Athletes Can Avoid Injuries

    We know kids can easily get sidelined by an injury, whether they’re an athlete or just doing chores around the house – and often they do not tell anyone when they hurt themselves. One injury that athletes try to hide, despite its seriousness, is a concussion.Concussion 101A concussion is a mild form of a traumatic brain injury (TBI) that occurs when an impact to the head or body causes ...

  • Phelps Explores How To Deal With A Stubborn Teen

    Phelps Explores How To Deal With A Stubborn Teen

    So your 16-year-old is driving you crazy! Everything you ask him/her to do turns into a fight. You were raised to respect your parents and do what they say, but your child continues to fight you every step of the way. It’s common for parents to use their own experience with their family as a roadmap for navigating tricky situations with their teen. However, parenting is very different ...

  • Taking Stock: The Truth About Bone Broth

    Taking Stock: The Truth About Bone Broth

    Bone broth fans claim strong immune systems, high energy and more.Don’t believe the hype.Countless articles, TV segments and wellness celebrities promote bone broth as a cure-all. They credit it with keeping joints limber, strengthening skin, hair and nails and boosting the immune system. Abundant collagen in bone broth is the key to unlocking these benefits and more, proponents ...

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