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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.

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How COVID-19 Has Changed Health Care at Weill Cornell Medicine

The COVID-19 crisis hit New York City with hurricane force in early Spring, placing unprecedented demands on health care providers. As it turns out, the short-term response to the public health emergency has spurred some long-term improvements in operational efficiency and safety and accelerated the use of digital technology, according to Dr. Adam Stracher, chief medical officer and director of primary care at Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Weill Cornell Medicine Partners With Hunters Point Park Conservancy to Bring Free Fitness Classes to Long Island City

We’re proud to be partners with the Hunters Point Park Conservancy to bring the Long Island City community a series of free fitness classes that will be available online this summer.

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Weill Cornell Medicine, Bend + Bloom Yoga, and Prospect Park Alliance Host 12th Annual Free Yoga Series

Weill Cornell Medicine, Bend + Bloom Yoga, and Prospect Park Alliance announce the 12th annual Prospect Park Yoga series, beginning Thursday, June 11, 2020 through September 3.

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What You Need to Know About COVID-19 Antibody Testing

If you believe that you may have had COVID-19 and did not get tested while you were ill, you might be a perfect candidate for an antibody test. Many medical institutions and walk-in clinics around the country are now offering this vital test to help reduce some uncertainty.

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New COVID-19-Related Syndrome in Children Raises Concerns

As the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic begins to subside in parts of the United States, doctors around the country and especially in hard-hit New York City are reporting cases of an apparently related inflammatory syndrome. Initially termed “pediatric multisystem inflammatory syndrome” and subsequently renamed “multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children” (MIS-C) by the CDC, the new disorder already has affected more than 100 children in the city alone. At least dozens of other children... Read More