Patient Care Blog

Little girl undergoing course of chemotherapy in clinic

Infographic: Children and Cancer

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Learn how advancements in medicine help save lives.

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Back to School Guides for All Ages

The Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists at Weill Cornell Medicine have collaborated to create a back-to-school guide for parents and students of all ages.

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Podcast: Ramsay Hunt Syndrome

In this episode of Back to Health, Dr. Michael G. Stewart discusses what patients should know about Ramsay Hunt Syndrome.

cancer patient wearing head scarf after suffering serious hair loss and pain due to chemotherapy

Podcast: Managing Cancer Pain

Pain is one of the most common, but complex symptoms for cancer patients. Both cancer and its treatments can cause pain and managing this pain is a personalized process. While there are numerous pharmacological and non-drug based approaches, improving pain can significantly impact quality of life. Oncology care teams and pain management specialists can help patients navigate options.

Sad upset little kid girl sitting in car in traffic jam during going for summer vacation with his parents.

Just in Case: What to Do If You Get Sick on Vacation

Without worrying too much about what could go wrong on vacation, there are steps you can take to be prepared…just in case.

woman sitting desperately with a hand-held drug needle In a dim room. The atmosphere is sad, hopeless in cool tone

International Overdose Awareness Day

International Overdose Awareness Day is on August 31. Come together for addiction education, overdose prevention and to remember loved ones we’ve lost.

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Infographic: Celebrate Breastfeeding

This August, brush up on the natural form of nutrition for babies in honor of National Breastfeeding Month.

Young women smoking ( vaping ) e-cigarette with smoke

Podcast: Teen Substance Use and Addiction

In this episode of Kids Health Cast, Jonathan Avery, M.D. reviews what parents should know about teen substance use and addiction.

Man holding stomach due to stomach pain and burning

Infographic: Digest the Facts About Gastroparesis

August is Gastroparesis Awareness Month. With gastroparesis, the gears of digestion can grind to a halt.