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Read the latest on wellness and preventive care for the whole family.

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Podcast: Special Edition of "The Differences Between COVID-19, Flu, Cold and Allergies"

Today's Kids Health Cast episode comes from Back to Health. Aaron Pearlman, M.D. and Moitri Chowdhury Savard, M.D., discuss COVID-19, Flu, Cold and Allergies. They share the most common questions they receive and what people can do at home for self-care and symptom relief.

Centerstage with Healthcare Heroes with Rory O’Malley

Broadway musical star Rory O’Malley and Weill Cornell Medicine pediatric experts address every parent’s concerns about child health and COVID-19

You won’t want to miss the next program in our series with Playbill, featuring Broadway sensation Rory O’Malley, who recently played King George in the smash hit Hamilton. On Wednesday, April 21 at 6pm, Rory and his husband Gerold will interview and lead a roundtable discussion with WCM pediatric specialists.

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Broadway musical star Abby Mueller talks with Weill Cornell Medicine experts about the latest developments in the COVID-19 pandemic

Our series with Playbill continues as Abby Mueller, star of  Six: The Musical  and previously  Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, headlines a very different program on Wednesday, April 14 at 6pm: COVID-19: a conversation with Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM) experts Gregory McWilliams, MD and Benjamin Scallon, MD about the latest developments in the fight against COVID-19 and how they affect you and your loved ones.

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Podcast: Signs & Symptoms of Teething

Chloe Rowe, M.D., discusses the signs and symptoms of teething. She answers the common questions that parents ask and offers great tips on how to best help your baby feel more comfortable while teething.

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Weill Cornell Medicine Joins with Hunters Point Park Conservancy to Bring Free Online Fitness Classes to Long Island City

Keeping you and your family healthy and well is more than our business. It’s our passion. That’s why we’ve teamed up with the  Hunters Point Park Conservancy. Together, we will bring you free, online classes for body and mind starting Monday, March 29.

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Empowering Teens to Be Their Own Health Advocates

When a parent takes a teen to the doctor for an annual physical, the awkwardness can be…palpable. Who should be asking questions of the physician? When is time for parents to step back, so their teens start advocating for their own health? David Laufgraben, MD, assistant professor of clinical pediatrics, Weill Cornell Medicine, addresses these questions, and discusses ways parents can begin to turn medical appointments over to their children.

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Patient-Centered Approach in Treating Thymoma

The mass—called a thymoma—was benign, but would need to be removed. Never having experienced more than stitches from dental work, Amara was overwhelmed by the idea of a surgery and a week in the hospital. But Dr. Altorki and his staff helped Amara and Alex understand the procedure.

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Podcast: Food Allergies and Anaphlyaxis

Chandrika Sridharamurthy, M.D. discusses common food allergies and the causes of anaphylaxis. She discusses the high-risk factors for severe allergies and common triggers for anaphylaxis. She also goes into the latest treatment options for children suffering severe allergies.

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Podcast: The Importance of Childhood Vaccines

David Laufgraben, M.D. discusses the importance of childhood vaccines. In this time of COVID-19, your child’s vaccinations are more important than ever. He discusses the immunization schedule used to ensure that your child receives all their necessary vaccines, as well as the common immunization myths and misconceptions.

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Podcast: Developmental Red Flags

Sherry Huang, M.D discusses developmental milestones that children should hit at each age. She shares red flags for developmental delays and how to work with your pediatrician to seek early intervention. She offers resources for parents, including important home strategies you can practice now to help your child stay on track and thrive.