Kids, Parents, Teens

How To Stay Safe At Halloween

The danger of Halloween is not candy or strangers, it’s injuries Halloween is just around the corner and this is the time parents and children need to be reminded about some safety concerns so that the holiday remains a safe and happy one. Many parents worry about tampered candy and strangers during Halloween, but the […]

Blog, Cardiology

10 Steps To A Healthy Heart

The bad news: Cardiovascular disease, including heart disease and stroke, is the leading cause of death in the United States. Every year, Americans suffer 1.5 million heart attacks and strokes, and 2,200 people die from cardiovascular diseases every day. The good news: Heart disease is mostly preventable.

Parents

The Importance Of Verifying Medical Information On The Web

Every day, we get medical information through the Internet, television, radio, newspapers and magazines. But how do we know that this information is current, accurate and credible? First, look at the source Is the information from a respected health organization like the American Academy of Pediatrics? Or a reputable government agency, hospital, business, research institution […]

Blog, Dermatology, Pediatrics

Even Though Summer Is Over, Your Skin Still Needs Protection From The Sun

Goodbye summer, hello fall, and all too soon, winter. Even though you’re no longer basking on the beach (at least in New York State), the sun is still out and can cause significant damage to your skin. First or second degree burns, dark spots, wrinkles, and an increased risk for cancer, or carcinoma, are all possible at any time […]

Infants/Toddlers, Teens

WHP Pediatrician Rachel Menaged, MD’s Comments Featured On Twin Love Concierge Website

Rachel Menaged, MD, FAAP of Westchester Health Pediatrics Answers Top 10 Questions From Parents Of Twins Katonah, NY, October 10, 2015 — On the first visit to their pediatrician, or even before their babies are born, parents of twins have a number of twin-specific questions, reports Dr. Rachel E. Menaged, a pediatrician with Westchester Health […]

Blog, Ophthalmology

The 10 Most Common Eye Problems

Your eyesight is one of your most valuable assets. Because maintaining the health of your eyes is so important, here are the Top 10 most common issues people experience with their eyes. If any of these apply to you, please see an ophthalmologist as soon as possible before the condition threatens your eyesight.