Blog, Pediatrics

7 Things To Know If You’re Having A Down Syndrome Baby

To a lot of parents, especially first-time ones, a diagnosis of Down syndrome for their highly anticipated baby-to-be seems like a monumental disappointment. However, it’s important to know that there are beautiful, amazing rewards that come with raising a Down syndrome baby, writes one of our Westchester Health Pediatrics pediatricians, Robert Pitaro, MD, in a recent blog.

Blog, Ophthalmology

10 Best Ways To Prevent Pink Eye

When patients come into my office with red, bloodshot eyes, chances are they’ve got pink eye. A lot of people think that pink eye (conjunctivitis) occurs mainly in children, but actually anyone can get it. Yes, preschoolers and schoolchildren are particularly at risk, but college students, teachers, daycare workers, kids in summer camp and those […]

Blog, Pediatrics

How To Know If Your Child Has ADD/H

It is estimated that 3-10% of children in the United States have ADD/H, or attention deficit disorder/hyperactivity. ADD/H is something we get a lot of questions about from our parents, which is why we’re sharing these important facts about ADD/H from an excellent blog written recently by one of our Westchester Health Pediatrics pediatricians, Mason Gomberg, MD.

Blog, Podiatry

5 Do-It-Yourself Remedies For Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is an extremely painful condition caused by inflammation of the thick tissue, or fascia, that run along the bottom of the foot. Who gets it? Typically, long distance runners, people with low arches who run in shoes without proper arch support, and those with a muscular imbalance in the hips or pelvis which places more […]