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February is National Self-Check Month!

National Self-Check Month is a reminder to take charge of your health with early detection checks for cancer, heart disease, diabetes, and obesity – conditions that are often preventable and treatable if found early enough.  

Dr. Daniel Pak speaks on "New Therapies for Spinal Stenosis"

On January 25, Dr. Daniel Pak presented a health education seminar entitled, “New Therapies for Spinal Stenosis” at the Myra Mahon Patient Resource Center.Spinal stenosis occurs when the space around your spinal cord becomes too narrow, which irritates the spinal cord and/or the nerves that branch off it. Spinal stenosis causes symptoms like back or neck pain and tingling in your arms or legs. In this talk, Dr. Daniel discussed new and emerging minimally invasive treatments for spinal stenosis.... Read More

Dr. Norman Latov speaks on Idiopathic Neuropathy

On December 6, Dr. Norman Latov presented a health education seminar entitled, “Idiopathic Neuropathy: What it is and what to do if you have it” at the Myra Mahon Patient Resource Center.Speaking from over 40 years of experience in caring for and advocating for people with neuropathy, Dr. Latov described how the peripheral nerves work, explained the symptoms of neuropathy, reviewed its different causes and types, and discussed treatment options.Norman Latov, MD, PhD, is a Professor of Neurology... Read More

MMPRC Welcomes Assistant Director Sarah Jewell

Earlier this year, the Myra Mahon Patient Resource Center welcomed its new manager, Sarah T. Jewell. She began in her dual role as both the Center's manager and as Assistant Director, Clinical Services. Sarah earned her Master of Library and Information Science (M.L.I.S.) degree at Rutgers University.  Prior to her arrival at Weill Cornell Medicine, Sarah worked in academic, hospital, corporate, and public library settings, including the New York Public Library (NYPL), the Memorial Sloan... Read More

RAISE Family Caregiving Advisory Council meeting November 18, 2021

Health and Human Service's Administration for Community Living is pleased to announce the sixth Full Council Meeting of the RAISE Family Caregiving Advisory Council on November 18, 2021, 12:30 - 4:30PM ET. The agenda for the meeting will be posted on the RAISE webpage prior to the meeting.