Infants/Toddlers, Kids, Parents, Teens

Our Flu Vaccine Is In! Don’t Wait—Bring Your Child In Today To Get Vaccinated

Flu season is here: time to get the flu shot! Even though it might seem like winter is still a few months away, now is the time to get your child (and yourself) vaccinated against the flu. Don’t delay—it’s very important to protect yourself and your family by getting the flu shot before flu season is in […]

Infants/Toddlers, Kids, Parents, Teens

If Your Child Needs To Be Admitted To A Hospital, We Highly Recommend Our Affiliate, Phelps Hospital

At both Westchester Health Pediatrics and Phelps Hospital, your child comes first At Westchester Health Pediatrics, our mission is to provide exceptional medical care to infants, children, adolescents and young adults. Sometimes delivering this highest level of care requires patients to be admitted to the hospital. In these cases, we’re proud to be affiliated with […]

Blog, Diabetes Education, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatric Endocrinology

What’s The Difference Between Type 1 And Type 2 Diabetes?

At Westchester Health, we have a number of patients who come to us with diabetes, both type 1 and type 2. What concerns us is that many of them aren’t sure which type they have, and/or don’t know the difference between the two. As endocrinologists, we thought we’d offer the following information about both types of […]

Blog, Endocrinology

As A Woman, Am I At Risk of Cushing’s Disease?

From time to time at Westchester Health, patients come to us having been diagnosed with Cushing’s disease, a rare endocrine disorder caused by abnormally excessive amounts of the hormone cortisol. It can also be caused by excessive growth of the pituitary gland, known as hyperplasia. Cushing’s disease mostly affects women, but men and even children can also develop […]

Parents, Pulmonology, Teens

Westchester Health Pediatrics Takes A Stand Against Teen Vaping

The pediatricians of Westchester Health Pediatrics/Northwell Health Physician Partners do not condone the use of vaping. Vaping, particularly among teenagers, has become a national crisis. A new generation of young people is now getting hooked on nicotine, and in some cases, it’s costing them their lives. Something needs to be done, and fast, to convince […]