April 2016 - SBH Health System
22 Apr 16
Image of woman stretching – one of Dr. Patti's Spring Health Tips

8 Spring Health Tips

After a very long winter, activities and exercise are now being planned for the outdoors. In order to have a healthy and injury-free change of the seasons, be sure to…

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9 Apr 16
Graphic-style image of gun with a city on its tip - a symbol of teen gun violence

The Facts About Teen Gun Violence

A young gang member is carried in by his brothers and dropped onto the trauma stretcher after being shot repeatedly by a rival gang member. “Trauma Code to the Trauma…

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9 Apr 16
Image of couple smiling at each other

‘Maybe the IUD’ Is Right For You?

A new city program is intended to prevent unwanted pregnancies among women who recently gave birth. While the teenage pregnancy rate has declined slightly in recent years, there is still…

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9 Apr 16
Image of mom and daughter looking at computer talking about how to spot a troubled teen

Signs of a Troubled Teen

Oh it’s just a phase. They’ll grow out of it is a phrase that many parents of teens often find themselves repeating. But how can you tell the difference between…

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9 Apr 16
Image of a teen girl looking at iphone concerned about Teen Dating Violence

Teen Dating Violence

For many teens, there’s nothing more exciting than getting a text or Facebook notification from a crush. But what happens when that excitement turns into fear and anxiety? Each year,…

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9 Apr 16
Image from the American Diabetes Association with a hand making a stop sign

Preventing Diabetic Foot Ulcers

April is Limb Loss Awareness Month, which was created by the American Diabetes Association. The Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine at SBH Health System, which is the only…

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4 Apr 16
Image of Dr. James Croll, MD, accepting a recognition award

BCMS Doctors’ Day Recognition Event

Bronx County Medical Society hosted its 13th Annual Doctors’ Recognition Day Symposium, Poster Presentations & Physicians’ Exposition at Mercy College. Dr. James Croll, medical director of the SBH Hemodialysis Center,…

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4 Apr 16
image of Dr. Lisa Van Eyndhoven, DMD, with patient

Dr. Lisa Van Eyndhoven Featured on CBS 2

CBS’s Max Gomez interviews Dr. Lisa Van Eyndhoven about a new procedure in pediatric dentistry. Silver diamine fluoride is used to free cavities before they affect the rest of the…

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