Have you or a loved one been diagnosed with cancer? Seeking information on a cancer diagnosis, treatment, or supportive care services?The Myra Mahon Patient Resource Center (PRC) is now staffed by a professional Cancer Librarian who offers consumer- and science-based information to help you feel empowered, confident, and at ease in making informed decisions and gaining a greater understanding of your cancer care at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian.Want to meet with the Cancer... Read More
Come to the Myra Mahon Patient Resource Center to see the National Library of Medicine's traveling exhibit: Physician Assistants: Collaboration and Care.
Colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the United States and the second leading cause of death from cancer. Colorectal cancer affects all racial and ethnic groups and is most often found in people 50 years old and older.
The single most effective method for preventing heart attacks isn’t medication — it’s your diet.According to scientific research, eating a well-balanced diet isn’t just great for your body; it’s far more effective in preventing cardiac disease than the most powerful drugs on the market.Statins, for example, lower the chances of suffering a fatal heart attack or stroke by 25 to 30 percent but a heart-healthy diet reduces that risk by 35 percent, according to the American Heart Association’s... Read More
The exhibit, organized by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, tells the history of the AIDS epidemic through a mix of text, historic photographs and images of pamphlets and publications from the era.