HEALTH Matters® Blog

Welcome to our blog! As we grow as a healthcare organization, we are ever mindful of our mission to connect with more people, in more ways. We want to continue to expand not only our facilities and programs, but our reach. We want to be a trusted resource for news, events that inform and educate, and stories that inspire. We hope this blog will be a useful platform, and that you will follow us here.

Early Detection is Key to Stopping Pancreatic Cancer

The recent death of popular game show host Alex Trebek has focused attention on pancreatic cancer.
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Stretch Out and Stay Fit with Yoga

Practicing yoga can improve your health and flexibility.
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Show Your Lungs Some Love

November is Lung Cancer Awareness month, a great time to stop taking these vital organs for granted.
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Pre-Diabetes: How to Reverse Your Fate

One in three Americans is pre-diabetic – and 90% of them don’t know it.
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Change of Season Making You SAD?

Protect your mental health by recognizing the symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder.

 

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Tips for Better Sleep

Learn how to improve your sleep hygiene.

 

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Your Breast Health Is Essential – COVID or Not

One of WPH’s cancer experts, and her team, are working hard to make sure women across Westchester and the country are getting the care they need.
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Breast Cancer Awareness Month – The Importance of Early Detection in Young Women

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which serves as a good reminder for women to get screened.
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Want to Avoid a “Twindemic”? Get a Flu Shot

There are many misconceptions about getting a flu shot. With COVID-19 cases on the rise again, getting a flu shot is more important than ever. 
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Expecting or Hoping to Be? Why You Should Consider Genetic Counseling

OBGYNs now recommend that prenatal genetic screening be offered to all pregnant women regardless of their age or other risk factors.
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