Patient Care Blog

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Podcast: Assessing Your Family's Mental Health

Andrea Temkin, Psy.D, examines how to assess your family's mental health. She offers advice on how to cope with the stress of Covid-19 and resources for families that may be struggling with their mental health. She shares helpful tips for how parents and kids can support each other during tough times.

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Peas in a Pod: Mental Wellness for the Entire Family

Many families have been struggling to find their emotional footing during the COVID-19 pandemic. In a recent online interactive webinar, “Peas in a Pod: Mental Wellness for the Entire Family,” Weill Cornell Medicine brought together a WCM psychiatrist and two clinical psychologists to discuss how families can improve their mental wellness together.

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Keeping Up With Your Covid Tests

In this second session of a three-part series sponsored by WCM and, we discussed what New Yorkers need to know about the current state of the pandemic and how we can take good care of ourselves.

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Pain Management Starts With Collaborative Care

Weill Cornell Medicine’s Division of Pain Management has a unique perspective on pain: its specialists take the long view. They know well the pervasive effect chronic pain can have on a patient’s life — their work, activities, perspective, and overall wellbeing.

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Podcast: IVF and The Safety Precautions Taken During COVID-19

Joshua Stewart M.D. and Dan Goldschlag M.D. discuss IVF and the safety precautions taken Weill Cornell Medicine during the COVID-19 pandemic. They share how their team has been evolving care for patients during this pandemic and what services are available for couples considering fertility treatments.

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How to Return to the Gym Safely

Next up on New York State’s reopening list: gyms and fitness centers. Enter Weill Cornell Medicine’s David P. Calfee, MD, MS, chief hospital epidemiologist for NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center.

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Here’s Your Family's Back-to-School Checklist

Whether your child(ren) are returning to school in person, remotely, or a combination of both, there are some important measures every family can take to continue to slow the spread of COVID-19. Here’s Weill Cornell Medicine’s family back-to-school checklist.

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Why You Should Get Your Flu Shot

Let’s talk about the flu. As we approach a time when we may see the collision of the viruses that cause both the flu and COVID-19, getting a flu vaccine becomes an imperative and responsibility, for those who are eligible to receive it.

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Podcast: Child Behavior

Jane Rosini, MD of Primary Care discusses common behavioral issues that pediatricians see. She shares her best advice and tips on how parents can handle these frustrating concerns when raising their children. She also points to some red flags that parents should consider and helpful recommendations on when to consider a behavioral subspecialist.

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What You Need to Know about Colorectal Cancer

The untimely passing of actor Chadwick Boseman, 43, has many people turning their attention to what caused his death: early onset colorectal cancer (CRC). It’s important to understand the disease, what causes it, and who may face an elevated risk of developing it.