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Jun 04, 2012, 11:00 ET Maria Fareri Children's Hospital Patient to Represent New York State as Medical Champion

Maria Fareri Children's Hospital at Westchester Medical Center – the children's hospital for the Hudson Valley and Fairfield County – is proud to...


May 07, 2012, 02:00 ET New Inpatient Unit Enables Maria Fareri Children's Hospital at Westchester Medical Center to Care for 450-500 Additional Children Annually

The region's newest "neighborhood" could be its most significant. Maria Fareri Children's Hospital at Westchester Medical Center – the children's...


Mar 26, 2012, 08:00 ET Westchester Medical Center Endovascular Neurosurgeon is First in New York State to Use New Stroke Treatment Device

Neurosurgeons at WMC reported that they are the first in the State to use the new Solitaire Revascularization Device for acute ischemic stroke since...


Feb 03, 2011, 01:00 ET Three-Year-Old Neurosurgery Patient to Lead Thousands as Grand Marshal of Event Supporting Maria Fareri Children's Hospital at Westchester Medical Center

Highlights: - Nathan Tormey, 3, of Middletown, NY, has been named Grand Marshal of the 2011 Go the Distance fundraising event for Maria Fareri...


Jul 23, 2010, 10:45 ET Infectious Disease Specialists See Increase in Babesiosis Cases in Lower Hudson Valley

Babesiosis, a rare and occasionally fatal tick-borne disease caused by microscopic parasites known as Babesia which infect red blood cells, is on the ...


Jul 02, 2010, 02:01 ET Hot Weather Warning: Westchester Medical Center Offers Health and Safety Tips as Forecasters Call for Potentially Dangerous Hot and Humid Conditions Next Week

The warm weather usually means lots of summer fun and outdoor activities. Unfortunately, the combination of high heat and high humidity often become...


May 18, 2010, 01:23 ET Construction of the Ronald McDonald House of the Greater Hudson Valley at Maria Fareri Children's Hospital Now Underway

Highlights: Westchester Medical Center & Ronald McDonald House Charities announce the construction of the Ronald McDonald House of the Greater Hudson ...


May 04, 2010, 12:38 ET Maria Fareri Children's Hospital at Westchester Medical Center Patient Will Represent New York State as Part of a Group of Young Medical Champions

Children's Miracle Network and Walmart have named a patient from Maria Fareri Children's Hospital at Westchester Medical Center as a Champion for New ...


Jan 28, 2010, 01:02 ET Four-Year-Old Heart Surgery Patient to Lead Thousands as Grand Marshal of Important Fundraising Event for Maria Fareri Children's Hospital at Westchester Medical Center

Most newborns are on their way home from the hospital at three days old, but Andrew Busenbark was unlike most newborns. Born with a series of...