Patient Care Blog

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A Second Chance for This Liver Transplant Patient

Nick Oprish recalls the precise date--May 1, 2019--when he and his wife, Melissa, learned that the chest pains he’d been experiencing were due to aggressive liver cancer.

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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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Caring for Allergies and Asthma During COVID-19

For those living with allergies and asthma, no matter how mild, COVID-19 can be concerning. This new respiratory disease is scary for everyone, but particularly for those who already have respiratory symptoms. Here are answers to common questions about the novel coronavirus, allergies, and asthma.

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Caring For Yourself During Menopause

Menopause is the untold story--but it doesn’t need to be. Here are four ways women can care for themselves throughout menopause.

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Advancements in Breast Surgery and Cancer Treatments

The breast surgeons at Weill Cornell Medicine are never fully satisfied. They thrive on new opportunity, innovation, and flexibility to combat breast cancer. And they collaborate closely with the specialists that make their work possible—in medical oncology, radiology, and plastic surgery—helped patients medically, made them happier, and, most important, made survivorship possible.

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Podcast: Menopause and the Changes Women Can Expect

Susan Loeb-Zeitlin M.D., FACOG and Margaret Polaneczky M.D., FACOG, help us to understand menopause and the changes women can expect. They share what is happening in the body during menopause, some of the most common treatment options for hormone changes, ideas for holistic and alternative treatments, and healthy tips for women going through menopause.

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Innovations in Emergency Medicine and Telehealth

As technology continues to advance, opportunities for connecting with patients through web-based video and audio technology – known as telemedicine – have increased. With expanded health monitoring and care options, telemedicine and telehealth have allowed physicians to reach more patients than ever before. Weill Cornell Medicine experts discuss the continued evolution of telehealth, virtual visits and innovations in emergency medicine.

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The Menopause-Endocrine Connection

What role can endocrinologists play in the medical care women need as they approach and experience menopause? Beverly Tchang, M.D., assistant professor of clinical medicine in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism at NewYork Presbyterian / Weill  Cornell Medicine, shares what women need to know about the menopause-endocrine connection.

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What to Know About Wearing Masks

At this point in the COVID-19 pandemic, wearing masks has become widespread. Many states, localities, schools, and businesses are mandating their use to help reduce the community spread of Co-V-2 virus, the virus that causes COVID-19.

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Podcast: Car Seats 101

Chloe Rowe, MD discusses the importance of car seats and how parents can help keep their children safe when riding in automobiles. She shares tips on how to select the best car seat for their child well before they're born.