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Choosing Safer Social Activities Amid COVID-19

Although the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has also given fully vaccinated people the green light to go mask-less--except in certain crowded settings and venues--when walking, running, biking, or enjoying other outdoor activities alone or with family members, however, it’s still a good idea to be cautious, says Matthew S. Simon, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases and Assistant Attending Physician at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell... Read More

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Cancer Patients and Survivors: The COVID-19 Vaccine Is Important for You

As a cancer patient, you may have concerns about the safety of the COVID-19 vaccine. You even may question whether you need it. For most cancer patients, the question is not whether to take the vaccine but when. It’s best to make this decision with your physician’s guidance. In the meantime, here is what you need to know.

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Podcast: Combatting Vocal Fatigue in a Virtual World

In this lively episode of Back to Health, Christine Murphy Estes, MM, MA-CCC/SLP and Scott Sussman, M.S., CCC-SLP, discuss combatting vocal fatigue in a virtual world.

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Infographic: IBS Do's & Don'ts

April is Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Awareness Month. Learn how to better manage symptoms of IBS by reviewing these tips.

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Building Community Trust for the COVID-19 Vaccine

As of April 22, 2021, one in three people in the United States over the age of 18 years were fully vaccinated and more than half of U.S. adults had received at least one dose of a  COVID-19 vaccine. This means that we have a way to go to reach the 70% to 85% needed for the United States to achieve herd immunity and stop the disease from spreading.

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Managing Diet & Nutrition for Treating IBS Symptoms

A “gut-brain mis-interaction”—that’s how gastroenterologist Michelle Cohen, MD, refers to irritable bowel syndrome, a condition experienced by five to 15% of the global population, and much of her own medical practice.

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Podcast: Childhood Insomnia and Pediatric Sleep Issues

Corinne Catarozoli, Ph.D., discusses bedtime anxiety, insomnia, and sleep schedules for your children.

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Compassionate Approach to Liver Cancer Care

The diagnosis was stage 4 gallbladder cancer for Janet D’Addario in February 2018. For the beloved matriarch’s family, the news felt tragic.

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Infographic: Managing Pandemic Stress

After 13 months of stress related to COVID-19, it seems appropriate to contemplate how to manage stressful situations. Although vaccines are currently being distributed, it doesn’t mean your mental health is suddenly fine. Here are some tips to help you cope.

Centerstage with Healthcare Heroes with Rory O’Malley

Broadway musical star Rory O’Malley and Weill Cornell Medicine pediatric experts address every parent’s concerns about child health and COVID-19

You won’t want to miss the next program in our series with Playbill, featuring Broadway sensation Rory O’Malley, who recently played King George in the smash hit Hamilton. On Wednesday, April 21 at 6pm, Rory and his husband Gerold will interview and lead a roundtable discussion with WCM pediatric specialists.