Yale New Haven Children's Hospital at Greenwich Hospital Opens Pediatric Specialty Center

Yale New Haven Children's Hospital at Greenwich Hospital Opens Pediatric Specialty Center

This month, an 8,700-square-foot Pediatric Specialty Center opened at Yale New Haven Children's Hospital at Greenwich Hospital. The facility has a number of unique specialists including allergy/ immunology, cardiology, craniofacial surgery, endocri...

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Why Kids Get Sick Once School Starts Again

Why Kids Get Sick Once School Starts Again

In acute pediatric care, there’s always a bump in patient visits during the first month of school, and there are several reasons why. Sure, some germs are actually beneficial to the development of a healthy immune system, but in general it seems li...

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Westchester Hospital Installs First Newborn Safety Digital Scanning System in NY State

Westchester Hospital Installs First Newborn Safety Digital Scanning System in NY State

As a new parent, you'll want to make sure that you have every aspect of your baby's safety taken care of. Whether that be finding the right car seat, babyproofing your home for the first time, or even learning how to speak to your baby a certain wa...

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Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite Designation Awarded to Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern

Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite Designation Awarded to Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern

Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), joined a growing number of businesses in Rockland County to become a Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite as designated by the Rockland County Dep...

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NYC-Based Health Organizations Team Up for Teen Health Fair

NYC-Based Health Organizations Team Up for Teen Health Fair

Top NYC healthcare organizations MetroPlus Health Plan and NYC Health + Hospitals/Gotham Health, East New York are teaming up to host a health fair for teens this weekend. The event, which will feature games, health and dental screenings, arts and ...

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Stony Brook Hospital Now Offers More Availability for Pediatric Voiding Improvement Program

Stony Brook Hospital Now Offers More Availability for Pediatric Voiding Improvement Program

Stony Brook Hospital's Pediatric Voiding Improvement Program (VIP) opened last summer and is now offering more availability. Pediatric VIP can help with urinating frequency, daytime wetting, recurring urinary tract infections, and bedwetting. Each ...

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Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern Opens Obstetrics Emergency Department

Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern Opens Obstetrics Emergency Department

Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), has opened a dedicated Obstetrics Emergency Department that offers expectant mothers and families high-quality, specialized labor and delivery care 24 h...

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Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern Acknowledged for Quality Breast Care

Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern Acknowledged for Quality Breast Care

Good Samaritan Hospital’s Center for Breast Health in Suffern has received national accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) for excellence in breast care. The full accreditation designation was granted in Apri...

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NYU Langone to Open State-of-the-Art Hospital Pavilion

NYU Langone to Open State-of-the-Art Hospital Pavilion

On June 24, NYU Langone Health will open the doors to the Helen L. and Martin S. Kimmel Pavilion, a new inpatient facility. The building includes Hassenfeld Children's Hospital—34th Street, NYU Langone’s new flagship location for pediatric care and...

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How to Survive the ER with Your Child

How to Survive the ER with Your Child

Are you rushing your child to the closest emergency room? Here's how to make the experience easier on you both.

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Paws and Play Program Launches at Mount Sinai's Kravis Children's Hospital

Paws and Play Program Launches at Mount Sinai's Kravis Children's Hospital

To celebrate the launch of its Paws and Play program, pediatric patients were reunited with Mount Sinai’s Kravis Children’s Hospital’s first facility dog—Professor Bunsen Honeydew.

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VivaEve Offers Non-Surgical Uterine Fibroid Embolization

VivaEve Offers Non-Surgical Uterine Fibroid Embolization

VivaEve offers non-surgical Uterine Fibroid Embolization to treat uterine fibroid tumors and adenomyosis.

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Rockland Health Department Receives Grant for Breast-Feeding

Rockland Health Department Receives Grant for Breast-Feeding

The Rockland Health Department was awarded a $1.2 million grant to fund the Creating Breastfeeding Friendly Communities project.

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ER or Urgent Care?

ER or Urgent Care?

How to decide whether to take your child to urgent care or the emergency room?

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PM Pediatrics Opens Urgent Care Center in Yonkers

PM Pediatrics, an urgent care center that specializes in treating newborns to young adults, recently opened in Yonkers. The Yonkers urgent care center features a jungle theme to make the facility kid-friendly.

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Ask the Expert: What are the Booster Seat Requirements for Kids?

Ask the Expert: What are the Booster Seat Requirements for Kids?

Before considering graduating your child from a booster seat in the car, make sure you know the child car seat and booster seat requirements to keep your son or daughter safe on the road.

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Montefiore Expands Gastroenterology and Nutrition Division

The Children's Hospital at Montefiore, located in the Bronx, recently expanded its pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition department with a state-of-the-art pediatric endoscopy suite and its urology division with new staff and a hybrid lab.

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NYC Launches Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Program Pilot

New York City recently launched a new health initiative at Lincoln Medical Center and Harlem Medical Center to get low-income and at-risk patients to eat healthier. The Health Bucks four-month pilot program helps those patients purchase produce fro...

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The Hospital for Special Surgery Opens Children's Pavilion

The Lerner Children’s Pavilion is a pediatric orthopedic hospital within The Hospital for Special Surgery, the No. 1 hospital for orthopedics in the country. The family-friendly hospital on the Upper East Side features private patient rooms with in...

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PM Pediatrics Opens North Babylon Location

Children’s health care provider, PM Pediatrics, now has a location in North Babylon. The facility uses equipment and medical supplies that are designed for children of all ages and sizes and is open 365 days a year. The pediatric medical center in ...

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Local Doctors Open Urgent Care Center in Mamaroneck

Five local doctors recently opened MDxpress, an urgent care center in Mamaroneck. Similar to an emergency room, the doctors at the MDxpress treat ailments such as stomachaches, sore throats, and lacerations needing stitches without the long wait.

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Bronx Hospital Named Finalist for 2012 Quality Prize

Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center located in the Bronx was recognized as a finalist for the 2012 American Hospital Association McKesson Quest for Quality Prize. The prize is awarded to the hospital that best demonstrates an organizational co...

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Should I Take My Child to Urgent Care or the ER?

Your child is feeling sick or has an injury. Do you know whether to take him to see the physician or to the hospital's ER? A Long Island doctor helps you decide.

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PM Pediatrics Named One of the Best Places to Work in Healthcare in 2011

PM Pediatrics, a preeminent provider of after-hours pediatric urgent care in New York, announced last week that it was selected as one of Modern Healthcare's "Best Places to Work in Healthcare in 2011" -- one of only three New York-based companies ...

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NYU Langone Medical Center Receives $50 Million to Build New Children's Hospital

The Hassenfeld family has donated $50 million to NYU Langone Medical Center to fund the creation of the Hassenfeld Pediatric Center, a dedicated children's hospital scheduled to be built on the East Side of Manhattan.

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Brooklyn Hospital Center Opens New Family Health Center

The Brooklyn Hospital Center celebrated the grand opening of its expanded 61st Street Family Health and WIC (Women, Infants and Children) Center in Sunset Park on June 1.

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New Technology at the Bronx's Rett Syndrome Center Helps Children Communicate

New eye-gaze technologies at the Rett Syndrome Center at The Children's Hospital at Montefiore in the Bronx allow children affected by Rett to communicate with others.

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A Parents' Guide to Health and Well Being

We've rounded up a selection of Greenwich Hospital's best health advice for moms, dads, and kids.

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Strong Bones and Healthy Nutrition

Want to maintain a calcium-rich diet for strong healthy bones? We've listed some tips, courtesy of Greenwich Hospital.

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New York Methodist Hospital Seeks Volunteers

New York Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn is looking for volunteers to commit to 150 hours of service within a six-month span.

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Identifying When To Take Your Child To The Emergency Room

Children get sick all the time--but when is the right time to take them to the emergency room? Here are some warning signs that your child's illness may be more serious.

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Yale Fertility Center Opens in Westport, CT

The Yale Fertility Center, a division of Yale University's School of Medicine, opened a new location in Westport, Connecticut.

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Fidelis Care Opens Office in Patchogue, NY

Fidelis Care opens its second location in Suffolk County, Long Island.

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PM Pediatrics Opens in Bayside, Queens

PM Pediatrics, a pediatric urgent care practice with locations in Westchester County, NY, and on Long Island, has expanded to Bayside, Queens.

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Mount Sinai Queens Honored for Advances in Breast Health Awareness

Mount Sinai Hospital in Queens, NY, was presented with a Community Recognition Award November 17 for its work in battling breast cancer and providing preventative care.

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New York State Heath Insurance Options for Children and Families

Learn about statewide health care options for families of varied financial means.

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Psychological Center Opens on Queens College Campus

The Queens College Psychological Center recently opened, offering low- to no-cost services to local children, adolescents, and adults.

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Where to Find Professional Help for Children's Sleep Disorders in the New York Metro Area

A list of centers that provide professional help for common children's sleep disorders, such as night terrors, teeth grinding, and bed-wetting. Find professional help in NYC, Long Island, Rockland and Westchester Counties, and Fairfield County, CT.

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Beth Israel Medical Center Bans Baby Formula in New Mom Gift Bags

New York City Hospital Joins National Campaign to Stop the Marketing of Baby Formula to New Moms

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Fracture! The Right Treatment is Vital

With the number of pediatric orthopedists trained to deal with special bone, joint and tendon problems of children dwindling, hospitals rely on general orthopedists to evaluate and treat pediatric injuries, such as fractures. Parents need to be awa...

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Expansion at New York Methodist Hospital: Pediatric Surgery

hanks to a recent expansion, New York Methodist Hospital (NYM), in Park Slope, can now provide on-site pediatric surgical care 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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As Your Child Grows, Consider a Health Care Proxy

An HCP is a critical component of any estate plan since, without it, the ability to make health care decisions for you, particularly in emergency and life-threatening situations, can be significantly impeded.

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New Diabetes Center Opens at Beth Israel

In response to the increasing incidence of diabetes among New Yorkers, Beth Israel Medical Center has opened a state-of-the-art facility, the Gerald J. Friedman Diabetes Institute. Services at the brand new facility include nutritional counseling,...

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