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  • Buh-Bye Yo-Yo Dieting, Hello Lifestyle Changes: Learn How To Stay ‘Nourished For Life’

    Buh-Bye Yo-Yo Dieting, Hello Lifestyle Changes: Learn How To Stay ‘Nourished For Life’

    New Year’s resolutions: we’ve all made them; we’ve all broken them. This month, when once again you think about your weight loss goals and general well-being for the coming year, know that you have a partner to keep you on track with Northern Westchester Hospital’s Center for Healthy Living and its 12-week wellness class, Nourished for Life. Ideal for anyone 18 and older, the $300 ...

  • Local Father Enjoys Full Recovery After Partial Knee Replacement

    Local Father Enjoys Full Recovery After Partial Knee Replacement

    While raising three active children, Bruce became very familiar with the expert care at Northern Westchester Hospital. So when his chronic knee pain worsened and he struggled with everyday activities, he turned to the same staff he had known and come to trust after so many years."I had a partial knee replacement on my right knee," said Bruce. "The surgery is a sneeze—you fall asleep and ...

  • Genetic Counselors Offer Lifesaving Support To At-Risk Patients

    Genetic Counselors Offer Lifesaving Support To At-Risk Patients

    To someone with a family history of cancer, a possible diagnosis can feel like a game of chance or roll of the genetic dice. "What are my odds of developing cancer?" and "How can I prevent this?" are common questions to consider.According to Nancy Cohen, a certified genetic counselor at Northern Westchester Hospital, there are answers to these questions. More importantly, through ...

  • Age Is Just A Number, Thanks To Partial Joint Replacement Surgery

    Age Is Just A Number, Thanks To Partial Joint Replacement Surgery

    Barbara isn't your typical 70 year old.While most people her age are slowing down, taking the elevator over the stairs and opting for a quiet night in, the Westchester resident is ready for adventure as usual. That's why her nagging knee pain presented such a problem."I went to Dr. David Yasgur because I had a pain in my knee and was unable to do the things I like to do, like hike with ...

  • Oh, My Aching Shoulders! Don’t Let Pain Sideline You

    Oh, My Aching Shoulders! Don’t Let Pain Sideline You

    Shoulders. We cry on them, lean on them. They carry chips; they get cold. Shoulders hold the weight of the world. And don’t forget, they let us use our hands to interact with our environment. “Strong shoulders are extremely important for quality of life,” said Dr Evan Karas, MD, FAAOS, co-chief of Northern Westchester Hospital's Orthopedic Surgery Department and co-director of the ...

  • Urgent Surgeries Are Minimally Invasive But Maximally Effective At NWH

    Urgent Surgeries Are Minimally Invasive But Maximally Effective At NWH

    Undergoing surgery can be a difficult and stressful process, even with proper preparation. So when patients need to have sudden, emergency procedures, the surgeons at Northern Westchester Hospital are trained to act quickly, yet thoughtfully."My approach to surgery is to be as minimally invasive as possible," said Dr. Anna Aronova, an acute care surgeon at Northern Westchester ...

  • Northern Westchester Hospital's 'Pre-Hab' Helps Athlete Recover In Record Time

    Northern Westchester Hospital's 'Pre-Hab' Helps Athlete Recover In Record Time

    As a marathon runner and skier, Whitney's knees are crucial to doing what she loves. That's why when a sudden accident in Vermont rendered her virtually immobile, she looked to the experts at Northern Westchester Hospital to help her return to form."I was skiing up at Stowe and I fell down a mountain and tore my ACL," said the Westchester resident. "I was in shock and I was upset, ...

  • 'It May Have Saved My Life': Understanding The Power Of Genetic Counseling

    'It May Have Saved My Life': Understanding The Power Of Genetic Counseling

    Understanding your hereditary risk for illness can be scary. But for Erin, a Westchester resident and mother of two boys, that knowledge was also potentially lifesaving thanks to Northern Westchester Hospital.Concerned about an elevated cancer risk, Erin voluntarily spoke with a genetic counselor through Northern Westchester Hospital's Genetic Counseling Program. After a detailed ...

  • Aching Knees? Learn About Your Options At Northern Westchester Hospital's Free Knee Seminar

    Aching Knees? Learn About Your Options At Northern Westchester Hospital's Free Knee Seminar

    When did you first notice the pain? Carrying a child? After doing one extra lap around the track? Climbing stairs? There’s the audible creak as you bend the knee, the ache, maybe even the swelling.About 600,000 knee replacements are performed in the United States every year. While this can be a life-changing option for many, it isn’t necessarily the only option.To share more about what ...

  • Celebrate Women's Health With Northern Westchester And Phelps Hospital

    Celebrate Women's Health With Northern Westchester And Phelps Hospital

    When it comes to women's health and wellness, there's often strength in numbers. That's why Northern Westchester Hospital (NWH), Phelps Hospital, Northwell Health’s Katz Institute for Women’s Health (KIWH), and Westchester Health are partnering to bring to the women of Westchester the first ever “Night of Women’s Health” on Tuesday, June 11, 6-8:30 p.m.The event will be held at Pace ...

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