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World's Fare

World's Fare

Health & Life asked four great local chefs share some of their favorite recipes. Here’s what you need to give dinnertime an international flavor—and receive rave reviews from your guests.

Island Idyll

Island Idyll

People not only travel to get away; sometimes they travel to get together. On Turks & Caicos you can live like a well-to-do islander, if only temporarily.

Savory Soups

Savory Soups

What other food category is more variable and convivial? In any season, but particularly when that first autumn nip is in the air, soup can be a hearty warm-up and salve for the soul. What could be a tastier excuse for friends or neighbors to gather?

Nearly Crushed

Nearly Crushed

We take them for granted, but the men and women on the crews that maintain our roads perform difficult and dangerous work. Crewssal DiVitto's horrific accident that nearly crushed him alive.

Sibling Revelry

Sibling Revelry

In celebration of the 10th anniversary year of Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, Health & Life will revisit patients whose stories we’ve told in past issues. This time we feature our February 2009 article “A Sister’s Precious Gift.”

Saving A Traveler

Saving A Traveler

Mimi Abbott was fortunate that Westchester is among the nation’s top medical centers when it comes to available neuro-monitoring equipment.

New Heart New Spirit

New Heart New Spirit

“A doctor told me that if I didn’t get a heart transplant I’d die.” A fashion design student is “reborn” after lifesaving transplant surgery.

Tablets: Taboo for Toddlers?

Tablets: Taboo for Toddlers?

"Children under age 2 learn better by interacting with people than with electronics." The devices can be a best friend to both child and parent. But are they good for your preschooler's development?

Meet Two Brave Teens

Meet Two Brave Teens

Being an adolescent is tough enough-imagine adding cancer to the mix. Despite the diagnosis, these eighth and ninth graders triumphed over their diseases with the help of Maria Fareri Children's Hospital.

Gift of a Kidney

Gift of a Kidney

A family member needs a kidney, and you discover the two of you don’t “match.” Until recently, that would have been the sad end of the story. Now, a new program makes more transplants possible.

Seeing Again

Seeing Again

“It started about six or seven years ago and got progressively worse until I couldn’t see anything out of my left eye.” For a patient with macular degeneration, an implantable 'mini-telescope' comes to the rescue.

Saving a Hero

Saving a Hero

Martin Sanders has given a lot to our country, and physicians at Westchester Medical Center were grateful to be able to give him something back: his life.

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