Health

SUMMER 2022

Ensuring Your Child is a Happy Camper this Summer

Dr. Rachel Geronemus, a pediatrician at Scarsdale Medical Group, notes that most – though not all – camps ask for proof that a child has had a full physical examination before attending.

SPRING 2022

Food for Thought When Giving Up Meat

When people come to my office, they often feel like they “need” to eat in a vegan/vegetarian/plant-based (v/v/pb) style to be healthy.

SPRING 2022

The Healing Power of the Arts

Walking through the MET in NYC, I make my way to my favorite paintings. I feel the need to visit old friends, Van Gogh’s Iris,’ and Sunflowers. Internally I speak to them and apologize for my long absence and stare long enough to feel them breathing ever so slightly along with me. 

WINTER 2022

Woman of Impact Westchester

Mitzi Ambrose-Washington is the 2021 Westchester Woman of Impact Winner and is serving as the 2022 Westchester Woman of Impact Chair.

WINTER 2022

Is it Menopause or Could it be Heart Disease?

BY DR. SHALINI BOBRA, WHITE PLAINS HOSPITAL

Hot flashes, night sweats, unexplained fatigue. Most women recognize these as signs of menopause, but they might be surprised to learn that these ailments could also be signs of heart disease – the #1 killer of women.

FALL 2021

Women's Best Weapon Against Breast Cancer

BY DR. CAREN GREENSTEIN, WHITE PLAINS HOSPITAL

When was the last time you got a mammogram? If your answer is before the pandemic, that means more than one year has gone by without the essential screening you need to catch breast cancer early. 

SUMMER 2021

How Women Can Protect Their Health at Every Age

BY DR. NABIL KHOURY, WHITE PLAINS HOSPITAL

Life is getting back to normal and its high time to put your gynecologic health back at the top of your priority list – starting with cervical health. It’s important that women understand the importance of regular screening to prevent the disease…

SPRING 2021

Health Tips to Navigate Year 2 of the Pandemic

After months of restrictions and guidelines, pandemic fatigue is affecting how some Americans protect their health.