Patient Care Blog

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Infographic: Know What to Do When Stroke Strikes

May is National Stroke Awareness Month. Take a few moments to learn about the signs of stroke, and what to do if you or someone else experiences one.

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Infographic: Celiac Disease Awareness Month

May is Celiac Disease Awareness month. Take a moment to better understand the disease and how its symptoms can affect a person’s quality of life.

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Breast Reinnervation: Restoring Sensation after Mastectomy

There are two types of patients who may undergo mastectomy, defined as the surgical removal of one or both breasts: Some patients with breast cancer (but certainly not all); and Female-to-male transgender patients undergoing gender-affirming chest surgery.

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Podcast: Helping Children Manage Anxiety

Dr. Avital Falk goes over what parents and kids should know about addressing and coping with anxiety.

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Calcific Tendonitis of the Rotator Cuff: When It's Not Frozen Shoulder

Shoulder pain is a common complaint among patients presenting to primary care physicians. While a torn rotator cuff or frozen shoulder may be among the first diagnoses that come to mind, 10% to 20% of shoulder pain diagnoses turn out to be calcific tendonitis—a lesser-known pathology. The physiatrists and orthopedic surgeons of HSS at NewYork-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medicine and the Weill Cornell Medicine Department of Rehabilitation Medicine offer the latest nonoperative treatments as well... Read More

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Focus on Children’s Wellness: Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week

For this year’s Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week, learn about children’s mental health issues and how to spot them with tips from Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Podcast: Heart Disease and Pregnancy

This episode from our Women's Health Wednesday series on Back to Health features Inna V. Landres, M.D., who discusses diseases that can impact the heart during pregnancy.

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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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Infographic: Every Kid Healthy Week

This year, Every Kid Healthy Week runs April 24 through 28. It’s the perfect time to evaluate your child or children’s healthy habits and ensure you’re helping them set themselves up for a healthier future.

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Foot and Ankle Problems: Your Questions Answered

In New York City, our feet take quite a beating. As the most walkable big city in the country, New York is full of crooked sidewalks and pothole-filled crosswalks. New Yorkers, along with visitors to the city, typically walk to the tune of 8,000 to 10,000 steps a day. No wonder so many of us end up with foot or ankle injuries requiring the services of a podiatrist—a physician who diagnoses and treats these injuries, along with a host of other issues.