Patient Care Blog

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Addressing Mental Health Care for Asian and Pacific Islanders

The New York City Commission on Human Rights received a seven-fold increase in reports of anti-Asian harassment, discrimination and violence since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Unsurprisingly, the rise of racially motivated attacks on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) living in the U.S. has fueled a rise in symptoms of mental distress in these communities.

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Infographic: Mental Illness Awareness Week

Mental Illness Awareness Week is October 2–8, 2022.

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Podcast: Bone & Joint Health

In this episode of Back to Health, Nasser Ayyad, D.O. discusses what patients should know about healthy bone and joint health.

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Podcast: Depression and Anxiety in Women

In this episode of Women's Health Wednesday series of Back to Health, Lauren Osborne, M.D. discusses depression and anxiety in women.

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Infographic: Do You Know About Alzheimer’s Disease?

Enhance your knowledge of this disease during World Alzheimer’s Month.

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Podcast: Causes and Symptoms of Preeclampsia

In this special episode of Kids Health Cast from Back to Health, Georges Sylvestre, M.D. discusses what expectant parents should know about preeclampsia and high blood pressure issues during pregnancy.

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Infographic: Childhood Obesity – A Risk All Parents Should Consider

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. Here’s what you should know.

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Understanding Polio's Emergence in New York

Unlike COVID-19 or the flu, polio is entirely and permanently preventable. In fact, until this year, there had not been one case of polio that originated in this country since 1979. A case in 1993 was brought to these shores by someone who had traveled to a country where the disease was endemic. As long as you and your children are vaccinated, you have nothing to worry about. But if you are unvaccinated or under-vaccinated, doctors and public health officials urge you to waste no time in... Read More

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Borderline Personality Disorder: Resources, Treatments and Support for Patients and Families

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital has instituted a Borderline Personality Resource Center, which provides assistance to patients and their families all over the country. The Resource Center was created in the memory of Pamela Tusiani, a young woman who lived with borderline personality disorder (BPD). The Center’s mission is to educate those affected by the disorder and connect them to treatment and support in their state or locality.

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Podcast: Cancer Rehabilitation

In this episode of Back to Health, Dr. Nasim A. Chowdhury discusses what patients should know about cancer rehabilitation.