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  • Minimally Invasive Procedures A 'Joint' Effort At Northern Westchester Hospital

    Minimally Invasive Procedures A 'Joint' Effort At Northern Westchester Hospital

    For the longest time, joint replacement surgeries were painful, invasive procedures. Only performed when absolutely necessary, they often required extensive recovery time in both hospital and outpatient settings.However, due to advances in surgical techniques, implant technology and anesthesia and pain management, recovery time for patients who work with ...

  • Northern Westchester Hospital Has Your Prescription For Laughter

    Northern Westchester Hospital Has Your Prescription For Laughter

    Need a little levity in your life? Northern Westchester Hospital (NWH) has just what you need – a prescription for laughter. Join us on April 27 at 8pm, when nine local, amateur comedians, who all have a special connection to the hospital, take the stage and star in NWH’s Night of Comedy. Harnessing the humor in healthcare, the event will raise money for an important cause. ...

  • NWH: A Hospital That Wants To Keep You Out Of The Hospital

    NWH: A Hospital That Wants To Keep You Out Of The Hospital

    "Imagine a hospital that's doing everything in its power to keep you out of the hospital," said Joel Seligman, president and CEO of Northern Westchester Hospital. While this goal may seem out of the ordinary -- and even a little counterintuitive -- for a successful hospital, NWH's commitment to healthcare means stepping beyond its doors and promoting health in wellness ...

  • Athletic Director, Recovered From Back Surgery And Back In The Game In Record Time

    Athletic Director, Recovered From Back Surgery And Back In The Game In Record Time

    As an athletic director, former athlete and physical educator for 48 years, Peter Kuczma knows the importance of staying in good health. However, after letting a longstanding injury go untreated, a nagging back pain began to gradually disrupt his daily activities and the athletics he loved.Over time, his lower back pain and legs reached the point of needing professional ...

  • 'I Had Tears In My Eyes,' Local Teacher Returns To A Pain-Free Life After Double Knee Surgery

    'I Had Tears In My Eyes,' Local Teacher Returns To A Pain-Free Life After Double Knee Surgery

    Teaching the next generation of chefs can be challenging enough, but doing so while raising a family and suffering from excruciating knee pain in both knees quickly became a recipe for disaster for one area woman. "I work for a culinary school and I am constantly on my feet about six and a half hours of my eight-hour day," said Karen, a teacher who suffered from chronic knee pain. ...

  • NWH's Breast Institute Helps Area Woman In Her Second Fight Against Cancer

    NWH's Breast Institute Helps Area Woman In Her Second Fight Against Cancer

    Going through a single traumatic breast cancer experience could push any woman to her physical and emotional limits, but when Eileen, a Connecticut resident, was forced to undergo breast cancer treatment for the second time, she turned to the experts at Northern Westchester Hospital for strength and a cure."I went through a series of consultations with several different doctors in my ...

  • To Be Clear: 3D Mammography Can Save Lives

    To Be Clear: 3D Mammography Can Save Lives

    One of the most important steps in treating breast cancer is properly identifying the disease in its early stages, a precaution that's regularly performed through a mammogram. Now, thanks to Northern Westchester Hospital's state-of-the-art radiology and 3D mammography offerings, area women are able to receive premier breast care in a comfortable and compassionate ...

  • For Mother And Child: Northern Westchester Hospital Offers Twice The Care

    For Mother And Child: Northern Westchester Hospital Offers Twice The Care

    Saving one life is an incredible feat, but safely ensuring the survival of two requires a different kind of expertise. When Gina was diagnosed with colon cancer just days after learning she was pregnant with her third child, she began the search for a doctor who would not only consider her own safety but also the wellbeing of her unborn baby."Dr. Jerald Wishner and Northern Westchester ...

  • Is Genetic Testing For Me? NWH Genetic Counselor Explains What To Consider

    Is Genetic Testing For Me? NWH Genetic Counselor Explains What To Consider

    From smiles to a sense of humor, many of our best characteristics are passed down from generation to generation. Unfortunately, hereditary illnesses are also commonly shared traits among families, the most serious of these being cancer. Thankfully for Westchester County residents, Northern Westchester Hospital's cancer genetic testing services help identify and treat those predisposed ...

  • NWH's Prescription 'Take Back' Offers Opportunity For Responsible Disposal

    NWH's Prescription 'Take Back' Offers Opportunity For Responsible Disposal

    Northern Westchester Hospital is teaming up with the Westchester County Police Department and The Mount Kisco Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Council’s Partners in Prevention to host a prescription take back as part of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, Oct. 27.The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient and responsible means of ...

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