Westchester Health and Westchester Health Pediatrics would like to congratulate Marc Rabuse, MD for his 40 years of clinical practice in pediatrics, providing exceptional medical care to children and their families throughout the Westchester region. What an extraordinary achievement!
Hot spring and summer weather means that a lot of people spend more time playing and running around outside. It also means the re-growth of poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac, which can cause a lot of problems. As many as 50% of people who come into contact with these poisonous plants will have an allergic reaction to them. Knowing what they look like and avoiding contact with them is the first step in avoiding an itchy, painful rash, or worse, a severe reaction requiring medication, writes Westchester Health Pediatrics pediatrician Dr. Peter Richel in a timely blog.
Maryann Buetti-Sgouros, MD, one of our Westchester Health Pediatrics pediatricians and a working mom, has written spring family fitness urging families, particularly in Westchester, to enjoy the great outdoors together while taking part if the many fun, physical activities that are available in the area.
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Facing a tidal wave of criticism over its plan to show a documentary about the now-disproven link between vaccines and autism, the Tribeca Film Festival (co-founded by Robert De Niro) has decided not to show the film. In his recent blog, one of our Westchester Health Pediatrics pediatricians, Rodd Stein, MD, FAAP, explains why he thinks this was the right thing to do.
As a urologist, I see a lot of male patients with erectile dysfunction, or ED—the inability to achieve or sustain an erection suitable for sexual intercourse. There are many factors that can cause ED, such as medications, chronic illnesses, poor blood flow to the penis, cigarette smoking, drinking too much alcohol or simply being too tired.