As part of Northwell Health Physician Partners, we at Westchester Health would like to share this latest information on the COVID-19 outbreak in words and pictures: Infographics gallery Coronavirus Hotline: (888) 364-3065 For details about COVID-19 and how it may affect your area, you can call the New York State Department of Health at the […]
Eating a diabetes-friendly diet is extremely important to help keep your blood sugar levels under control. Diabetes that is not controlled or properly managed increases your risk of several serious health conditions, including heart disease, obesity and macular degeneration. However, eating foods that help you control your blood sugar, insulin and inflammation can dramatically reduce your risk of developing complications.
As part of Northwell Health Physician Partners, we at Westchester Health would like to share this latest information on the COVID-19 outbreak: The spread of the coronavirus has most certainly changed our lives—so our experts are here to give you some valuable advice on how to stay calm, stay informed and stay well. Coronavirus Hotline: […]
Crying is the main way babies express themselves Newborns routinely cry a total of 1-4 hours a day. Crying spells often peak at about 6-8 weeks and then gradually decrease. Reasons babies cry: Hungry Tired Need a diaper change Want to be held Too cold/too warm Overtired/overstimulated Sick Helps them de-stress Sometimes they don’t know […]
As part of Northwell Health Physician Partners, we at Westchester Health would like to share this latest information on the COVID-19 outbreak: Information is healthy. Fear is not. Northwell is here to help New Yorkers get through anything, including the coronavirus. Our expert staff is prepared and specially trained to safely identify and treat patients. […]
Many moms-to-be (as well as dads-to-be) know that breastfeeding has several important health advantages for babies, such as an increased immune system and fewer infections. Yet in addition to the many ways your baby benefits from breastfeeding, there are significant benefits for moms too. It really is true that breast is best, for both of […]
If you haven’t seen it, please take a few minutes to watch Sunday night’s 60 Minutes episode. Dear colleague, I’m so proud of Northwell Health’s front-line caregivers on their courageous response to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you haven’t seen it, please take a few minutes to watch Sunday night’s […]
The morning starts off with the usual rush, getting yourself ready for work and making sure that your children are dressed, fed and packed for the school day. And then it happens: “Mom, Dad, I don’t feel good.” As your mind races to the list of all of the things you need to rearrange and possibly […]
Iron is a very important nutrient for your child’s growing body and mind. Iron helps make red blood cells (which prevents anemia), it supports healthy neurocognitive development, and it may even help your child’s stamina during exercise and sports. Yet many children are not getting enough iron, especially the picky eaters.
If you have a baby, you’re probably going to have to deal with diaper rash, no matter if you’re using cloth or disposable diapers and even if you’re hyper-vigilant with changes. At Westchester Health, we’ve helped thousands of parents learn how to prevent diaper rash, as well as treat it if it occurs. We’re here […]