“What I carry with me, in addition to the horror and the fear of war, is an understanding of what patients are going through and a deep commitment to their treatment.”

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital & ColumbiaDoctors' Dr. Yuval Neria survived war trauma at an early age and uses his own experiences to help veterans and families cope with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
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Helping Patients Live with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

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“If we can intervene early on and prevent [future health] complications, we’re giving children a healthy future.”—Dr. Marisa Censani

Addressing the obesity epidemic in the U.S. requires a multi-pronged approach. See how experts at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/ Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) and Weill Cornell Medicine are empowering children and their families to create healthy,...
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If we can intervene early on and prevent future health complications were

NYP Tackles Childhood Obesity

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Are you thinking about changing to a plant-based vegetarian diet?

Check out these helpful tips from a NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/ Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) nutritionist before making the switch.
Are you thinking about changing to a plantbased vegetarian diet

What to Consider Before Going Vegetarian or Vegan

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Does technology play a role in your health? We want to hear from you! Join us on June 8 at 1 p.m. EST for a #HealthyTechTalk Twitter chat with Healthcare IT News as we discuss the latest developments in digital health and what the future may hold.
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After two years of severe menstrual bleeding, single mom and elementary school teacher Heidi Valentine was diagnosed with a large uterine fibroid. Multiple doctors told her that the only solution was a hysterectomy. But after the loss of her husband to cancer in 2013, Heidi feared a major surgery would lead to scarring and other side effects, or even worse, might leave her sons Caden, 10, and...
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After two years of severe menstrual bleeding single mom and elementary school
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After waking up in the middle of the night with severe abdominal pain, Amy Kover called the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital emergency room hotline where she was connected with NYP and Weill Cornell Medicine's Dr. Geeta Sharma. Little did Amy know that an “angel on the other side of the phone” would go on to guide her through a high-risk pregnancy.

Amy’s first pregnancy with her daughter,...
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Nothing ruins a trip quite like a bad case of traveler’s diarrhea, formally known as turista.

Luckily for international travelers everywhere, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Cornell Medicine's Dr. Benjamin H. Kean identified the cause in 1958. Learn how Dr. Kean was the first to put scientific rigor behind the problem: [ Bit.ly Link ].
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NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital's very own hip-hop doc is here to help you spot the symptoms of a stroke using music.

See how Dr. Olajide Williams, Director of Acute Stroke Services at NYP/ Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC), and his team of “Health MCs” use hip-hop to help educate children about the behavioral risk factors for strokes: [ Bit.ly Link ] #KnowStrokeNYP
NewYorkPresbyterian Hospitals very own hiphop doc is here to help you spot
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“When I saw the large number of people critically ill, on a ventilator, and unable to speak for themselves, I wanted to figure out how to provide spiritual support to them.”

Learn how one NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital chaplain created a spiritual communication board to help ICU patients express emotional needs.
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Providing Spiritual Care for All Patients

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Marisa Castagno’s first pregnancy took a frightening and unexpected turn when she went into cardiac arrest at 12 weeks gestation.

After she was resuscitated, she was immediately referred to Dr. Mary D’Alton at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/ Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) for specialized care, as her pregnancy was now extremely high risk. To help monitor her condition, Marisa...
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Marisa Castagnos first pregnancy took a frightening and unexpected turn when she
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“My passion for nursing comes from my faith in God and my compassion for people who are hurting.”

In honor of #NursesWeek, we celebrate Deborah Acevedo, RN, who has gone above and beyond as a nurse at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital for the last 38 years.

Deborah began working in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital in 1979, where she was involved with...
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My passion for nursing comes from my faith in God and my
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Siblings Yara and Salman Abouzied followed in their mother’s footsteps when they chose to pursue a career in nursing.

While both brother and sister followed a similar path as nurses, they differ in the areas of care they provide to patients. Currently, Salman is a psychiatric nurse practitioner at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Westchester, while Yara works in the operating room at...
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Siblings Yara and Salman Abouzied followed in their mothers footsteps when they
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With over three decades of experience as a nurse in NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital & Weill Cornell Medicine's neonatal intensive care unit, Claudette Theuriere has shared in many families’ joy, and unfortunately, pain. Two patients in particular have left a profound impact on Claudette and her role as a nurse.

Read about one very special bond that all started at NYP. #NursesWeek
With over three decades of experience as a nurse in NewYorkPresbyterian Hospital

Developing Bonds Beyond the Hospital

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“Our patients are more than a medication dose or a lab value on a piece of paper, and nurses are more than needles and stethoscopes.”

For New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center’s Maura Abbott, the nurse-patient bond goes beyond treatment. See how Maura forms personal connections with her patients, which leads to better and more comprehensive care. #NursesWeek
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Importance of the Nurse-Patient Bond

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Nursing and IT go hand in hand in delivering great patient care. That’s why NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital's Rosemary Ventura is using technology and information to help support her nursing colleagues. See how she’s doing this: #NursesWeek
Nursing and IT go hand in hand in delivering great patient care

Effective Patient Care Starts With Data

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Join us in congratulating Dr. Laura Forese for being named among the top 25 COOs in the country by Modern Healthcare. The inaugural list recognizes COOs from a broad spectrum of healthcare organizations who have made a transformative impact on their respective institutions.

“NewYork-Presbyterian would not be where it is today if not for Dr. Forese’s exceptional vision, work ethic and...
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Join us in congratulating Dr Laura Forese for being named among the
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Each year, tens of thousands of patients in the U.S. undergo major colon surgery because doctors can’t get a clear enough view of the intestine to adequately treat a lesion. The intestine, like moving water, is not stagnant and bobs up and down.

Dr. Jeff Milsom, chief of colon and rectal surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Cornell Medicine,has found a way to fix that by...
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Each year tens of thousands of patients in the US undergo major

Making Endoscopic Surgery More Effective

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We are kicking off #NursesWeek with a day of glam treatments for our fabulous team of oncology nurses at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Cornell Medicine!

Every week, Lipstick Angels offers a wide range of beauty support services to patients undergoing chemotherapy treatments at NYP. To show our appreciation to our nurses for all of the amazing care they provide to our patients each...
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We are kicking off NursesWeek with a day of glam treatments for
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735,000 Americans suffer a heart attack each year, according to the CDC. For those who survive, a stent is usually inserted to widen the vessel and restore blood flow, which remains with the patient for the rest of their life—but a new device may change that.

Experts at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital weigh in on how absorbable heart stents are revolutionizing cardiac care.
735000 Americans suffer a heart attack each year according to the CDC

Exploring the Future of Cardiac Care

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“With the capability to now sequence DNA, we can tell the patient which genes turn cancer on and which genes turn cancer off.”

Dr. Gary Schwartz, chief of the hematology and oncology division at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/ Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC), is leading a team of experts using precision medicine to create targeted treatments that will provide the most benefits for...
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With the capability to now sequence DNA we can tell the patient

Precision Medicine is Changing How NYP Treats Cancer

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