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Colon Cancer Awareness

Colon Cancer Awareness March is colon cancer awareness month. Unfortunately colon cancer if not found early can be a particularly deadly disease. We have three major goals regarding colon cancer: Prevent it If not prevented, at least find it early If found to be advanced, treat it with the most modern chemotherapeutic and surgical advances […]

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World Kidney Day – Dr. Thomas Guzzardi

By Thomas Guzzardi, MD | Internal Medicine & Nephrology  World Kidney Day, held annually on the second Thursday of March, aims to raise awareness of the importance of our kidneys to our overall health and to reduce the frequency and impact of kidney disease and its associated health problems. Initiated in 2006, World Kidney Day […]

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Karoline S. Nowillo, MD, Awarded “Forty Under Forty”

  Mount Kisco Medical Group Announces Karoline S. Nowillo, MD, Awarded “Forty Under Forty” By The Dutchess County Chamber of Commerce   The Mount Kisco Medical Group (MKMG) is proud to announce Karoline S. Nowillo, MD, as a recipient of the Forty Under Forty Award 2015. Each year The Dutchess County Chamber of Commerce honors 40 […]

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Sleepless in America – Dr. Charles J. Abate

By Charles J. Abate, MD FCCP | Pulmonary, Critical Care, Internal Medicine & Sleep Medicine It is estimated that nearly 70 million US adults have a sleep disorder, the majority of which remain undiagnosed. Sleep problems such as sleep apnea and insomnia can predispose individuals to many medical conditions including hypertension, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, […]

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What You Need to Know about Measles – Dr. Allison Nied

By Allison J. Nied, MD, FAAP | Pediatrics What You Need to Know about Measles In light of the recent outbreaks in the United States, measles has become a hot topic of conversation. There are heated debates between parents of children vulnerable to this extremely contagious infectious disease and those who choose not to vaccinate. […]

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By Douglas A. Roth, MD, FACS | Plastic Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery BLEPHAROPLASTY AND BROWLIFT SURGERY The eyes, eyelids, eyebrows and forehead comprise a special area of the face that plays a critical role in the expression of emotion, health and aging.  In all types of social and business interactions we seek to make “eye contact” […]

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Breast Reconstruction: Is the procedure right for you?

By Karoline S. Nowillo, MD | Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery Breast Reconstruction: Is the procedure right for you? More than 230,000 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year, according to estimates by the American Cancer Society. Many of those women will have surgery to remove all or part of the breast. Breast reconstruction, performed […]

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Lung Cancer and Screening: Who should be screened for lung cancer?

By Sergio Bures, MD FCCP | Pulmonology Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer death in the US with over 160,000 deaths a year.  It is the second most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women with approximately 173,000 new cases diagnosed each year.   Although approximately 10% of lung cancers are diagnosed in […]

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New Advance in Mammography

By Marc A. Hertz, MD | Radiology  Much has been written about a new advance in mammography, known as Digital Breast Tomosynthesis, or DBT. Radiologists have struggled for years to find a means to identify small masses in women with dense, glandular breast architecture- almost half of all women will have a dense breast architecture. […]

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The Value of PSA Testing in Men

Of all the medical controversies that have received significant media attention within the last year, the value of PSA testing in men without symptoms certainly ranks near the top of the list.   Recently U.S. Preventative Services Task Force recommended against PSA based screening and then an American Urological Association panel changed its guideline recommendations stating […]

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World Breastfeeding Awareness Week

By Judy McAvoy RNC, IBCLC Twenty-two years ago the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) initiated the World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) campaign to focus and facilitate actions to promote, protect and support breastfeeding. The theme and slogan this year is: WBW 2014: BREASTFEEDING: A Winning Goal- For LIFE! UNICEF, WHO and The American Academy of […]

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There is new hope for patients with chronic hives.

By David J. Resnick, MD FAAAAI | Allergy/Immunology What are hives or urticaria? Hives is a condition that affects an estimated 20 percent of the population at one time or another in their lives. Hives is a rash that causes itching, followed by swollen and red welts. The itching may be mild or severe. The […]

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8 Common Dermatologic Myths

By Ross Levy, MD FAAD | Dermatology, Laser and Dermatologic Surgery 1. Soap is bad for the skin. Soap which should be expanded to include cleansers contain surfactants that are essential for facial care. Water alone cannot rid the skin of excessive oils and dirt and grime that we encounter each day.  For a bright and […]

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Benefits of Robotic Surgery

By Carl F. Calica, MD FACS | Robotic Surgery, General Surgery  Rapidly emerging technology has revolutionized the practice of medicine.  The specialty of General Surgery is no exception.  With the advent of sophisticated new instruments and the development of newer, less invasive techniques surgeons are now able to safely perform complex operations that previously require […]

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Summer Sun Protection

By Melanie Warycha MD FAAD | Dermatology With summer underway, many people are spending more time outdoors. While enjoying the warm weather and longer days, remember to practice sun safety. The most common form of cancer in the United States is skin cancer. More than 3.5 million cases of skin cancer are diagnosed each year, […]

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