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October 20, 2021

Halloween Safety & COVID-19 Guidelines

Halloween Safety & COVID-19 Guidelines
Coronavirus cases are decreasing across the U.S., but community transmission still remains high amidst the virus’s delta variant. While the CDC has given the “green light” for trick-or-treating this Halloween, Dr. Sara Kopple, Westmed pediatrician…
September 23, 2021

Westmed’s Pediatric Saturday Hours Return

Westmed’s Pediatric Saturday Hours Return
We are pleased to announce that Pediatric Saturday hours have returned at Westmed. Westmed’s Pediatric Departments at 210 Westchester Avenue, White Plains; 171 Huguenot Street New Rochelle, 3030 Westchester Ave, Purchase and 73 Market Street,…
September 21, 2021

Tips for Helping Loved Ones With Depression

Tips for Helping Loved Ones With Depression
September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month – a time to raise awareness on this often stigmatized topic. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), suicide is the 10th leading cause of death…
July 20, 2021

Four Tips to Stay Hydrated During Summer

Four Tips to Stay Hydrated During Summer
Depending on your age, you are made up of anywhere between 55 to 75% water, which means replenishing yourself daily with clean, filtered water is essential to healthy living. Staying hydrated helps regulate your body…
June 16, 2021

6 Ways to Keep Your Brain Healthy

6 Ways to Keep Your Brain Healthy
June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, as many as 5.8 million Americans were living with Alzheimer’s disease in 2020. As we age, it is common…
April 19, 2021

Facts Everyone Should Know About Skin Cancer

Facts Everyone Should Know About Skin Cancer
As we approach the summer months and spend more time outdoors, it’s important to understand your risk factors for skin cancer and how to mitigate them. Dr. Edward Monk, Mohs surgeon at Westmed Medical Group…
April 16, 2021

National Healthcare Decisions Day

National Healthcare Decisions Day
National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD) inspires, educates and empowers the public about the importance of advanced care planning. This nationwide day of recognition encourages adults of all ages to plan ahead of a health crisis…