Patient Care Blog

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Over-the-Counter Narcan: A New Weapon in the Fight Against Opioid Overdose Deaths

In late March 2023, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved an over-the-counter (OTC) version of Narcan—a medication that reverses opioid overdose. Soon, it will be available in drugstores, convenience stores, supermarkets and gas stations, as well as online—no prescription required.

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Podcast: Egg Freezing

This episode from our Women's Health Wednesday series on Back to Health features Isaac Kligman, M.D. and we discuss what women should know about egg freezing.

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A New Home for Women with Pelvic Floor Disorders

The pelvic floor consists of the muscles that hold the pelvic organs in place, including the bladder, urethra, intestines, rectum and, in women, the uterus, cervix and vagina. Located between the tailbone and pubic bone, these muscles form a “sling” that supports these organs and keeps them in good working order.

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Part 2 – Treatments that Minimize Symptoms and Enhance Quality of Life

In Part 1 in our series on inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), Dr. Randy Longman, Director of the Jill Roberts Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Associate Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine, and Dr. Dana Lukin, Clinical Director at the Roberts Center and Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, explain the characteristics and symptoms of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. They also share what is known about the causes of these diseases: a combination of genetic and... Read More

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Part 1 – The Characteristics, Causes and Symptoms of Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

Inflammatory bowel disease, also known as IBD, is an umbrella term for several diseases, primarily referring to Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

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Be Sun Safe for Skin Cancer Awareness Month

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, but don’t let this potentially deadly disease get under your skin. Brush up on your skin cancer knowledge, including how to spot the signs and prevention best practices, with our sun safety tips.

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Podcast: Helping Kids to Stay Hydrated

In this episode of Kids Health Cast, Isabel Reckson, R.D. discusses what parents should know about helping their kids stay hydrated.

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Infographic: Celebrate AAPI Heritage and Good Mental Health

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month and Mental Health Awareness Month. While celebrating what makes your heritage special, take a moment to consider the mental health challenges that face the members of your community.

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Podcast: Treatments and Management of Endometriosis

This episode from our Women's Health Wednesday series on Back to Health features Cynthia Arvizo, M.D. discussing what women should know about the treatments and management of endometriosis.

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Food Allergies: What You Need to Know

They can show up at any age. You might spend years allergy-free and then, seemingly out of the blue, you may break out in hives after eating a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. That’s a fairly common scenario, says Dr. William Reisacher, Professor of Otolaryngology and Director of Allergy Services at Weill Cornell Medicine. However, food allergies are especially common among babies and children.