Health in New Rochelle, NY

A growing number of trip planners are taking steps to accommodate families dealing with autism, anxiety, and sensory issues.

Later this month, Florida resident Rachel Barcellona will make history as the first contestant with autism to take the stage at the Miss Florida pageant.

Mom Lenore Koppelman gave props to a Universal Orlando employee for the empathetic and creative way she handled her son's "autistic meltdown."

Distance and explosiveness are often the only ways teens know how to communicate when things get intense. Here’s the secret to communicating effectively.

The Indiana school issued an apology and a school official talked about putting the teacher on a two-week suspension and possible dismissal.

PLYMOUTH, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) -- A fire chief in Luzerne County and a little boy who has autism share a special bond that's sure to melt your heart.

The Department of Neurology at Montefiore Medical Center offers comprehensive care for a wide range of neurological disorders such as multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease and epilepsy.

Bronx Week is an eleven-day extravaganza highlighting what makes the Bronx a special borough. It culminates with inducation of Bronx Walk of Fame honorees.

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is frequently misunderstood, and that's especially true in the case of women. The stereotypical person many people think of on the autism spectrum may be a Rain Man character who is male, anti-social, and gifted with…

CHEST Annual meeting is the premier education conference in clinical chest medicine. Attend sessions covering current pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine topics.

Montefiore Medical Center’s goals are to provide the best care available and to make more effective treatments available to cure disease and give our patients hope for a better tomorrow.

HEALTH- It is no secret that more and more New Yorkers are obese and being diagnosed with diabetes and high blood pressure.

Five spine surgeon leaders at hospitals and health systems discuss how their roles have changed over the past few years.

Physicians at Montefiore Medical Center are nationally recognized for their delivery of exceptional care and their achievements in groundbreaking clinical research and medical education.

Two Brooklyn sisters are breaking barriers and defying the odds — as doctors, they're outnumbered by their male counterparts by almost three-to-one and among their female colleagues, only two percent are black.

At an MSNBC town hall, the freshman congresswoman vowed to build a base strong enough to challenge the "market fundamentalists."

Small primary care practices across the state are using a new framework for screening patients for depression and coordinating their medical and mental health needs. A report from the United Hospital Fund, Montefiore Health System and the New York State Health Foundation found the approach is yielding improvements in depression screening and detection rates
The framework was designed to fill the gaps for the 1 in…

“It is spring. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart.”
-Rainer Maria Rilke
The breath of spring has arrived, gently lifting winter’s stupor, landing with warm breezes carrying the floral perfume of opening blossoms. This season pokes and prods your hibernating self to awaken your sleeping energy life force. It allows you to grasp all the opportunities there are to heal, hope, and harvest your mind and body into optimal health
Use acupuncture (if your local, head to our…

HEALTH- Colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States and the second leading cause of cancer related deaths in men and women combined.

Join in on the most exciting day for graduating medical students at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, as they open up their envelopes and learn where they...

Several hospitals around the U.S. are offering parents of some patients the option of taking steps to preserve their kids' ability to reproduce decades down the line.

Roman Perez-Soler, MD, chairman of the Department of Oncology and chief of the Division of Medical Oncology at Montefiore Medical Center, discusses the improved outlook for patients with lung cancer.

Throughout the year Montefiore participates in clinical research, host and sponsor special events, cover news stories and make headlines with our own awards, innovations and discoveries.

Colorectal cancer incidence and mortality are higher in African Americans as compared to non-Hispanic whites, and screening rates are lower in African Americans. We evaluated the African-American cohort (n [ 2490) of the computed tomographic (CT) colonography screening program at the Atlanta VA Medical Center. The yield of cancer (0.7%; 18/2490) was higher as compared with a previously published predominantly white CT colonography cohort, and the…

Tai chi moves can be easily learned and executed by people of all ages and states of health, even elderly people in wheelchairs.

The director of the Stern Stroke Center at Montefiore is offering tips to prevent having a stroke in the wake of the death of actor Luke Perry.

New research shows that exercise after a concussion might be beneficial in helping young athletes recover more quickly after a concussion.

Opioids are still a problem and although this epidemic is recognized and being dealt with on some levels, many people are still resorting to abuse. This can be due to many factors including lack of insurance, unable to cover co-pays, inability to receive optimal care, and overall, sheer desperation
People in pain will often do anything for relief including ways to acquire pain meds through prescription…