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  • A Joint Effort

    11/15/2022 4:10:05 PM
    By Advancing Care

    When Arun Sharma isn’t running his electrical construction company, you can find him on the golf course or cheering for his favorite sports teams. Given all that, the 55-year-old Hudson Valley resident is always on the go. But recently, a health issue — aching knees — put a damper on his active lifestyle.

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  • Catching Up With ‘DJ Carol’

    11/15/2022 3:57:30 PM
    By Advancing Care

    DJ Carol doesn’t spin records at dances anymore. At 81, Carol LaChiana has put away her doo-wop oldies and her red tambourine in favor of a quieter but still active life, happy to have survived bouts with bladder and breast cancer and adjusting to a world without the husband she had known since she was 15 and married at 20....

  • Parents, Secure Your Edibles!

    11/1/2022 7:49:40 PM
    By Advancing Care

    With Halloween approaching, parents should be on the lookout for “cannabis candy,” which contains THC, a compound found in marijuana. Parents should also secure edibles they may have at home....

  • Children’s Respiratory Infections Surge – What Parents Need To Know

    10/28/2022 4:40:55 PM
    By Advancing Care

    A surge in pediatric respiratory infections has been making headlines. Not only is the number of cases unusual, so is the timing. The respiratory infection season typically begins in the winter months. However, Sankaran Krishnan, MD, Acting Chief of Pediatric Pulmonology, Allergy, Immunology and Sleep Medicine at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), advises parents and caregivers not to panic....

  • “Kids Are Not Just Little Adults”

    8/18/2022 12:00:00 AM
    By Advancing Care

    Meet Dr. Chris O’Brien, pediatric hospitalist with Maria Fareri Children’s Healthcare Services at MidHudson Regional Hospital....

  • A Tough Act to Swallow

    8/16/2022 12:00:00 AM
    By Advancing Care

    When eating suddenly became difficult, Jay Gala turned to Good Samaritan Hospital for help. Thanks to the expertise of our physicians, he’s now enjoying meals again.

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  • An Open-and-Shut Case of Restoring Health

    8/8/2022 12:00:00 AM
    By Advancing Care

    When Marilynn Carroll’s heart valve was malfunctioning, Good Samaritan Hospital offered the perfect solution.

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  • Advancing Care: A New WMCHealth-Led Study Offers Hope To Sickle Cell Disease Patients

    6/16/2022 2:52:05 PM
    By Advancing Care

    New treatment methods can eliminate many of the devastating symptoms of Sickle Cell Disease for children and adolescents with the high-risk disease, according to a five-year study led by a Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) doctor....

  • One Transplant Alters Two Lives

    12/23/2021 12:00:00 AM
    By Advancing Care

    The care her son received as a 10-year-old liver transplant patient at two WMCHealth hospitals inspired Milinda Mejorado, RN, to completely change her life....

  • The Art of Good Health

    12/23/2021 12:00:00 AM
    By Advancing Care

    Thanks to the advanced technology and medical talent at Westchester Medical Center, a COVID patient is back on his feet, putting new beauty into the world.

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