7 Westchester Health Pediatrics Physicians And Specialists Named “Top Doctors” By Castle Connolly

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Westchester Health Pediatrics is pleased to announce that 7 of our pediatricians and specialists have been selected by Castle Connolly as “Top Doctors” for 2015 and acknowledged in Westchester Magazine. Here at Westchester Health Pediatrics, we are committed to the highest standards of quality care and take great pride in the fact that such a large number of our

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The Effects Of Divorce On Children

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Deciding to end a marriage is an enormous decision for all parties involved. One thing is for sure — divorce is not easy. A major question is: What effects divorce will have on children.

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Antibiotics: What You Need to Know

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A Short History of Medicine: 2000 B.C. — “Here, eat this root.” 1000 B.C. — “That root is heathen, say this prayer.” 1850 A.D. — “That prayer is superstition, drink this potion.” 1940 A.D. — “That potion is snake oil, swallow this pill.” 1985 A.D. — “That pill is ineffective, take this antibiotic.” 2000 A.D. —

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CareConnect Announces Affiliation with Westchester Health Associates

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Pairing Will Add 130 Physicians to the Insurer’s Rapidly Expanding Network in New York City’s Northern Suburbs East Hills, NY, November 20, 2015 – The New York State-based health insurance provider CareConnect recently announced that it has joined with Westchester Health Associates, Westchester Health Pediatrics’ parent, to further expand its growing network of physicians and

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Doctor Knows Best: Why Antibiotics Are NOT Always The Answer

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Two important questions I often hear from my patients are, “Should I buy organic foods for my family?” and “Does my child need an antibiotic?” A recent report from the American Academy of Pediatrics on antimicrobial resistance has helped answer both questions.

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The Dangers of Indoor Tanning

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“But doctor, my teen wants to look healthy and  tanned for his/her prom/party/special event….and this is much safer than the sun!” A tanning bed is NOT a safe alternative to the sun for teens who want a golden glow Tanning beds emit ultraviolet radiation which is a significant risk factor for skin cancers, including malignant

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