Blog, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine

Made Popular By COVID-19, Virtual Visits Are Here To Stay

As part of Northwell Health Physician Partners, we at Westchester Health would like to share the following article from Northwell Health concerning the COVID-19 outbreak. In brief, the article discusses: The future of medicine is online How telemedicine broadens access to healthcare for many people Medicare/Medicaid coverage of telemedicine Virtual visits mean better care for […]

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How To Improve Your Diet and Your Health During Quarantine

As part of Northwell Health Physician Partners, we at Westchester Health would like to share the following article from Northwell Health concerning the COVID-19 outbreak, written by Northwell Health Registered Dietitian Julie B. Kramer, RD. In brief, the article discusses: sheltering at home is a great opportunity to make positive changes to your diet a […]

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Can Coronavirus Affect Your Pregnancy?

As part of Northwell Health Physician Partners, we at Westchester Health would like to share the following article from Northwell Health concerning the COVID-19 outbreak, written by Michael Nimaroff, MD, Senior Vice President OB-GYN Services at Northwell Health. In brief, the article discusses: pregnant women do not seem at greater risk of contracting coronavirus than […]

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Caregiving During the Coronavirus Outbreak

As part of Northwell Health Physician Partners, we at Westchester Health would like to share the following article from Northwell Health concerning the COVID-19 outbreak, written by Liron Sinvani, MD, director of Northwell Health’s Geriatric Hospitalist Service and an associate professor of medicine at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. In […]

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10 Warning Signs of Depression Everyone Should Know About

Depression is a real but often misunderstood mental disorder that can be successfully treated, typically with medications and psychotherapy. Although individuals with depression are sometimes thoughtlessly told to simply “buck up” or “get over it,” depression is an authentic illness that can significantly limit a person’s ability to feel happiness, maintain relationships, achieve goals and […]

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Don’t Let The Coronavirus Keep You From Getting The Care You Need

As part of Northwell Health Physician Partners, we at Westchester Health would like to share the following article from Northwell Health concerning the COVID-19 outbreak, written by Northwell cardiologist Jeffrey Kuvin, MD and Northwell internal medicine specialist Nancy LaVine, MD. In brief, the article discusses: 5 things you should consider seeing your doctor about during […]

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No, COVID-19 Is Not Like The Flu—And People Need To Stop Comparing Them

As part of Northwell Health Physician Partners, we at Westchester Health would like to share the following article from Northwell Health concerning the COVID-19 outbreak. In brief, the article discusses: the differences between COVID-19 and the flu how COVID-19 is more deadly and much more contagious no one has immunity the danger of thinking COVID-19 […]