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

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Infographic: Men’s Health Through the Ages

Men: Do you want good health at every stage of life? Try some of these tips to help make it happen.

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Physical Activity for Children and Teens Will Deliver Lifelong Benefits

It’s called “physical literacy,” and it’s as important to your child’s health and development as a nutritious diet and vaccines to protect against polio, measles and other infectious diseases, including COVID-19.

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Podcast: Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

In this episode of Back to Health, Suzanne Irene Pastore, M.D. discusses what patients should know about Human Papillomavirus (HPV).

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Patients Diagnosed with HIV Are Living Long, Healthy Lives, Thanks to Vastly Improved Testing and Treatments

HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) infection still has a long way to go before it can be declared eradicated from the planet. However, vastly improved testing and treatment have changed the face of the disease, transforming it from deadly to manageable.

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Infographic: Everyone Deserves Great Mental Health

July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. Celebrate diversity and learn about the impacts mental health has on minority communities.

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Infographic: Stay Safe This Summer

It’s time for fun in the sun! Follow these tips to keep your family safe and healthy in the sunshine this summer.

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This Pride Month, Celebrate LGBTQ+ Health

This past year has been a worrying one for most of the LGBTQ+ community. Attacks on health care, especially that of transgender individuals, have flourished across more conservative parts of the country. Weill Cornell Medicine is proud to be a bronze-level sponsor for NYC Pride and we’re dedicated to taking care of the healthcare needs of the NYC LGBTQ+ community.

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Infographic: Celebrate AAPI Heritage and Good Mental Health

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month and Mental Health Awareness Month. While celebrating what makes your heritage special, take a moment to consider the mental health challenges that face the members of your community.

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The CDC Issues New COVID-19 Bivalent Vaccine Recommendations

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has taken steps to simplify its COVID-19 vaccine recommendations, making it easier for people at higher risk to gain added protection from additional vaccine doses.

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Your Daughter’s First Visit to the Gynecologist

In decades past, most of a gynecologist’s patients tended to be over 21, pregnant, or both. But times have changed, and there’s an emerging need to address reproductive issues in younger women and girls.