Patient Care Blog

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Podcast: Women's Brain Health

In this episode of Women's Health Wednesday series of Back to Health, Silky Pahlajani, M.D. discusses women's brain health.

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What You Should Know About GERD

Gastroesophageal reflux disease or simply GERD which, left untreated, can pose a host of potential problems.

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Podcast: Suicide Prevention

Cori Green, M.D., M.S., discusses suicide prevention in children and adolescents.

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Simple Surgical Technique Associated with Significant Reduction in the Risk of Atrial Fibrillation After Cardiac Surgery

A simple surgical technique during cardiac surgery was associated with a 56 percent reduction in the incidence of an irregular heart rhythm known as atrial fibrillation that can lead to stroke, with no added risks or side effects, according to a new study by Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian investigators.

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Podcast: Talking about Testicular Cancer

Testicular cancer is an uncommon form of cancer and yet remains the #1 cancer among young men. Testicular cancer is highly treatable and curable, especially when caught early, but it’s not often talked about. Normalizing the topic and increasing awareness for regular self-checks is critical to proper detection, diagnosis, and treatment.

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Infographic: Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) Awareness Week is November 21–27. Before you indulge in hearty holiday snacks, take a moment to educate yourself on how GERD can impact your health.

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Alzheimer’s Disease May Be Preventable

Memory loss. Confusion. Trouble managing money and daily tasks. Could it be a vitamin deficiency or medication side effects? Yes. It could also be Alzheimer’s disease.

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What You Should Know About Celiac Disease

Abdominal pain and diarrhea are two well-known symptoms of celiac disease. But they are not the only ones. Celiac disease can cause many other less obvious symptoms such as poor weight gain, “foggy brain,” dental abnormalities, vomiting, infertility or miscarriage, joint pain, lactose intolerance, as well as vitamin and mineral deficiencies such as anemia.

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Podcast: Promoting COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence Pt. 2

In the second part of our series about the COVID-19 vaccines on Back to Health, Linnie Golightly, M.D., and Susana Morales, M.D. discuss how Weill Cornell Medicine is continuing to promote vaccine confidence and the ongoing efforts to combat COVID-19.

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National Diabetes Awareness Month 2021

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month! Over 34 million Americans have diabetes, and many don’t know it.