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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.

Heart of Mystery

Heart of Mystery

When classical musician Janet Arms gave a solo flute concert this April 12, it was with a special feeling of triumph. The date marked the one-year anniversary of her entry into the hospital in a medical crisis that almost claimed her life.

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.

Eat What you Love

Eat What you Love

Really great taste without the guilt. That’s what you’ll get in this trio of satisfying dishes. All take 30 minutes or less to prepare and all use healthy, everyday ingredients—and none of the additional sugar, fat and calories that can derail your diet.

Love at First Bite

Love at First Bite

To dine in Spain's capital is to dive into a wonderland of foods and flavors. You need to visit its wonderfully civilized capital. And if you’re smart, you’ll arrive hungry: your favorite Madrid Meal may be in a place you discover for yourself.

Neuroblastoma? Barely A Memory

Neuroblastoma? Barely A Memory

Throughout 2014, in celebration of the 10th birthday of Maria Fareri Childrens Hospital, Health & Life is revisiting pediatric patients whose stories we've told in past issues. This time we feature the subject of our August 2009 article "A Victory Over Kids' Cancer."

Beating A Flesh-Eating Bug

Beating A Flesh-Eating Bug

Over the course of the day, his left foot started turning black, his blood pressure had dropped, his kidneys shut down and his lungs failed. A prompt treatment helps a man recover from a "nightmare" bacterium-and keep is leg.

The Right Care - Fast

The Right Care - Fast

"All the stars aligned in the right direction. the doctors made a rapid diagnosis." After suffering a stroke behind the wheel, a doctor receives the advanced treatment he needs.

Is your baby the cutest?

Is your baby the cutest?

Moms and dads: Think your bundle of joy is the most adorable in the Westchester area? Enter the Cutest Baby contest for a chance to have your baby featured in Health & Life!

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