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Multiple Sclerosis
Recognizing Signs of MS is Key to Getting Correct TreatmentThe symptoms of multiple sclerosis can easily be confused with a variety of other medical...
Dr. David Southren
The most common symptom of a heart attack for both men and women is chest pain. But women are more likely than men to report other less obvious heart...
Until recently, a heart condition called transthyretin amyloidosis (ATTR) was difficult to diagnose and had no treatment. Today, cardiologists are...
Shoveling Snow
Cold weather can have a triggering effect on heart health. Shoveling snow and other means of snow removal, including pushing a heavy snow blower, can...
Narcan: Drug Overdose Treatment Can Save a Life
More than 100,000 Americans died from a drug overdose during the 12-month period ending in April 2021, an increase of 28.5% from the same period the...
Diagnostic Imaging Center at Montefiore Nyack
Montefiore Nyack Hospital’s State-of-the-Art Technology Used for Cancer, Heart Disease, and More.Medical imaging—such as CT scans and MRIs—has...
COPD: Treatment Advances Help People Breathe Easier
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) used to be thought of as an irreversible, progressive disease, without good treatment options....
Tips for traveling with MS
Holiday time can pose challenges for people with chronic diseases, including multiple sclerosis. Planning ahead for traveling can make it easier to...
What You Need to Know About Flu This Season
It’s not too early to get your flu shot this season. Howard Feldfogel, DO, Director of the Department of Medicine at Montefiore Nyack Hospital, says...
Advances in Breast Cancer Treatment: What You Need to Know
With recent advances in breast cancer treatment, doctors are often able to reduce the amount and intensity of treatment women receive, while...

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