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  • Don't Wait, Dial 911: Quick Thinking Saves Lives During Sudden Strokes

    Don't Wait, Dial 911: Quick Thinking Saves Lives During Sudden Strokes

    SLEEPY HOLLOW, N.Y. -- When someone experiences a stroke, according to a stroke specialist at Phelps Hospital, minutes matter."The earlier we give treatment, the better the outcome," said Dr. Paul Lleva, a Phelps Medical Associates Vascular Neurologist. "For every minute missed, there is an increased number of neurons in the brain that die. The earlier we're able to treat ...

  • Phelps Surgeon Explains What You 'Kneed' To Know About Sports Injuries

    Phelps Surgeon Explains What You 'Kneed' To Know About Sports Injuries

    SLEEPY HOLLOW, N.Y. -- Spring often means an end to cabin fever and a return to the outdoors. For many, it also marks a return to regular sports and exercise. During these few short early spring weeks, months of sedentary lifestyles and improper training collide with a burst of activity, usually causing the number of hip and knee injuries to skyrocket. That doesn't have to be the case, ...

  • Phelps Hospital's Award-Winning Newborn Care Program Receives WHO Acclaim

    Phelps Hospital's Award-Winning Newborn Care Program Receives WHO Acclaim

    SLEEPY HOLLOW, N.Y. -- Phelps Hospital has always been known as a great place to have a baby. Now, as the hospital joins the ranks of internationally recognized "Baby-Friendly Hospitals," mothers and their newborns have access to the best in maternal care.The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative is a global program created by the World Health Organization, designed to recognize ...

  • Diabetes Doesn’t Have to Derail Your Life

    Diabetes Doesn’t Have to Derail Your Life

    SLEEPY HOLLOW, N.Y. -- Affecting more than 29.1 million Americans, diabetes has become one of the most common diseases today. Like many disorders, understanding the facts and treatment options is the first step in preventing and managing diabetes.Diabetes occurs when the pancreas is unable to produce sufficient levels of insulin, a hormone that regulates blood sugar. As a result, the ...

  • Phelps Hospital Earns 'Baby-Friendly' Distinction

    Phelps Hospital Earns 'Baby-Friendly' Distinction

    SLEEPY HOLLOW, N.Y. -- Phelps Hospital has always been known as a great place to have a baby. Now, it has officially joined the international ranks of “Baby-Friendly® Hospitals,” signifying an unmatched level of care and support for new mothers and their babies.Phelps is now one of just 381 designated Baby-Friendly hospitals and birth centers across the United States, and one of more ...

  • Is Working A Pain? Phelps Shares Tips For Healthy Workspaces

    Is Working A Pain? Phelps Shares Tips For Healthy Workspaces

    SLEEPY HOLLOW, N.Y. – Despite never breaking a sweat, sitting at work can cause considerable wear and tear on a body. Many Americans spend a great deal of time behind a desk each day, and poor posture or workspace arrangement can result in visits to doctors or therapists with complaints of neck, back, wrist or elbow pain."One of the biggest causes of injuries at a computer ...

  • No Flu For You: Phelps Shares Advice On This Year's Flu Shot

    No Flu For You: Phelps Shares Advice On This Year's Flu Shot

    SLEEPY HOLLOW, N.Y. -- As sniffles and sneezes become more common, it's time to think about the season's most unwanted guest: the flu. According to the experts at Phelps Hospital, while getting a flu shot doesn't guarantee an illness-free winter, it can go a long way in keeping you healthy. "We recommend the flu shot for all children and adults, especially those who are very young ...

  • Phelps Memorial Hospital Center Named 'Top Performer'

    Phelps Memorial Hospital Center Named 'Top Performer'

    SLEEPY HOLLOW, N.Y. -- Phelps Memorial Hospital Center was recently recognized as a 2014 'Top Performer on Key Quality Measures' by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of healthcare organizations in the United States.The Joint Commission included Phelps in its 2015 annual report America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety. Phelps was given the award based on the ...

  • Join Phelps Hospital At Free Senior Breakfast Club

    Join Phelps Hospital At Free Senior Breakfast Club

    SLEEPY HOLLOW, N.Y. -- Vitality at Phelps Hospital is more than a word. It’s an initiative to promote the health and wellness of adult members of the community through programs and services that focus on the physical, psychosocial and intellectual aspects of aging.Vitality provides educational seminars, exercise opportunities and nutritional programs to help seniors live and age well. ...

  •  Dr. Emil Nigro To Be Honored At Annual Phelps Champagne Ball

    Dr. Emil Nigro To Be Honored At Annual Phelps Champagne Ball

    SLEEPY HOLLOW, N.Y. -- Phelps Memorial Hospital Center recently announced its 28th Annual Champagne Ball, which will be held Friday, Nov. 6, 2015 at 6pm at Sleepy Hollow Country Club in Briarcliff Manor. The evening’s plans to honor Dr. Emil Nigro of North Salem, who serves as the Director of Emergency Medicine. “In the course of 38 years, Dr. Nigro’s contribution to Phelps and ...

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