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

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Answering Initial Questions About the COVID-19 Vaccine

Information about the Covid-19 vaccine is developing, and we will update you as it becomes available. Here are some answers to initial questions about the vaccine.

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Caring for Someone Isolating at Home with COVID-19

Although the virus that causes COVID-19 poses unique challenges because of contagion, starting with basic caretaking support is good first step.

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Podcast: Routine Care for the Whole Family

In this episode of Kids Health CastJ. Christopher McCartie, M.D. discusses the importance of routine health care for the whole family. He shares why your loved ones should not delay care and the need to stay up to date with immunizations. Taking charge of your family’s health is more important than ever, and we want to reiterate that it is... Read More

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Keeping Up With Your COVID-19 Tests

In this second session of a three-part series sponsored by WCM and Playbill.com, 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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Staying Up to Date With Your Primary Care

One of the most effective healthcare tools we have in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic is to stay up to date with our medical care.

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Podcast: Preventative Health for Teens

As part of our Preventative Health Series, Asaf Cohen, M.D. shares important information regarding how parents are involved in teen annual health visits. He gives tips on how to help teens discuss important topics openly with with their doctors.

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Tony Winner Nikki M. James Hosts Primary Care Panel on COVID-19 for Centerstage With Healthcare Heroes

Last week, in partnership with Playbill, Weill Cornell Medicine hosted the second Centerstage with Healthcare Heroes Q&A event with Tony winner Nikki M. James moderated a conversation with Moitri Savard, MD and Paul Fenyves, MD of Primary Care. In the hour-... Read More

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Podcast: Preventative Health for School Age Children

Jane Nestler M.D. shares tips on developing healthy habits, nutrition, and the topic of preventative health for kids age 4 to 10.

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Podcast: Evaluating the Risk of Summer Activities Amid COVID-19

Matthew Simon M.D helps us navigate the risks of summer activities amid covid-19. He shares tips around staying safe when participating in things like BBQs, family vacations, weddings, beaches, etc. He gives us effective ways to still enjoy the summer while taking the necessary safety precautions.

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Podcast: Evaluating the Risk of Summer Activities for Your Kids Amid COVID-19

Paul Chung, MD shares important information for parents on assessing the risks of various summer activities for children amid the Covid-19 pandemic. He gives parents vital tips on teaching kids about safety precautions in these unprecedented times.