Patient Care Blog

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Weill Cornell Medicine, in Partnership with NewYork-Presbyterian, Opens New Medical Practice in Long Island City

The comprehensive practice, in partnership with NewYork-Presbyterian, expands access to the institutions’ leading physicians in Queens and offers a one-stop destination for some of the most in-demand specialties for adults and children.

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Understanding Thyroid Problems & Disease

If you have unusual swelling at the front of your neck, palpitations, insomnia, fatigue, unexplained weight gain or loss, diarrhea, or constipation, you could have thyroid disease.

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Podcast: Diabetic Neuropathy

In this episode of Back to Health, Mary Vo, M.D. discusses diabetic neuropathy, a type of nerve damage that can occur with diabetes.

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Donating Blood Amid A National Shortage

The need for donor blood is greater than ever. In fact, winter is one of the most difficult times to maintain a sufficient blood supply.

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Podcast: Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

On this special episode of Women's Health Wednesday, we're resharing our Cervical Health Awareness episode from January 2021, featuring Evelyn Cantillo, M.D., MPH

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Preventing Vision Loss From Glaucoma

Glaucoma is  an eye disease that damages the optic nerve and, without treatment, can lead to irreversible  vision loss and blindness.

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Podcast: Safe Sleep for Babies

In this episode of Kids Health Cast, Katharina Graw-Panzer, M.D. discusses how to keep babies safe while sleeping.

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The Medical-Orthopedic Trauma Service (MOTS)

The Medical-Orthopedic Trauma Service (MOTS) at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center was created as an integrated approach to assessing the multiple complex needs that older trauma patients often have and to bring in the specialists required to provide the most effective care.

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Infographic: Newborn Screening Tests For Your Baby

Take time to learn what to expect from routine health screenings in the first days of your new baby’s life.

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To Test or Not to Test: Answering Your Questions About Testing for COVID-19

Because of Omicron, COVID-19 is surging again and so are demands for – and confusion about -- testing.