Week-long programs are free and open to the public Cortlandt Manor, NY - (August 30, 2010) - From Cardio-Bingo to more serious subjects such as caring for a loved one with a chronic illness, Hudson Valley Hospital Center's Active Aging Week from September 20-24 will offer free health education programs to seniors. "People are living longer and as a consequence need information to better manage their health and their lives," said Hudson Valley Hospital Center President John C. Federspiel. "Hudson Valley Hospital Center is committed to meeting the needs of our residents, and this is just one of the ways…
Nine girls and one boy all delivered at the Women's Pavilion for Birthing. Cortlandt Manor, NY - (August 27, 2010) - Number 10 was the charm for Doreen Sheridan and her husband Brian, whose 10th baby was both at Hudson Valley Hospital Center on Thursday night. At 6 pounds and 14 ounces and 20 inches, Sara Cynthia was born around 9 p.m. August 26. She joined siblings Samantha, 18, Julia, 16, Sean, 15, Nora, 13, Delia, 11, Kiera, 9, Emma, 6, Catriona, 4 and Ella 2 - all born at Hudson Valley Hospital Center. Coincidentally, Sara's weight and measurement at…
Grandson donates EMS room in HVHC Emergency Department in honor of his grandfather Louis Zugner Cortlandt Manor, NY - (September 1, 2010) - In February of 1922, a group of local citizens met in a tiny school house on Barmore Hill to organize Mohegan's first fire department. The group of 27 men elected Louis Zugner, a local merchant who sold his wares from a horse-drawn wagon, as the Mohegan Volunteer Fire Department's first chief. Today, Zugner's grandson, David, and his wife, Dorothy, joined Hudson Valley Hospital Center staff and EMS workers from Mohegan, Peekskill, Cortlandt, and Yorktown to honor the memory…
Westchester Medical Practice pediatrician recommends ways to reduce back strain, risk of scoliosis Cortlandt Manor, NY - (September 7, 2010) – When it comes to backpacks, less is more. Overloaded backpacks can cause back strain and, in growing children, can do permanent damage, sometimes resulting in scoliosis or curvature of the spine. Dr. Michael Lasser, a pediatrician with Westchester Medical Practice in Cortlandt Manor, says that while we are headed for a paperless society with i-Pads, on-line textbooks and laptops, most children will still be carrying backpacks loaded with books this fall. "The wave of the future is not here quite…