Cardiac lymphomas, otherwise known as a tumor in your heart, are incredibly rare. So when Wally Teich was diagnosed with a cardiac lymphoma, he was uncertain about his prognosis.

Luckily for Wally, he found Dr. Owen O’Connor at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) , who is one of the few physicians who has experience successfully treating this kind of...
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Meet Dr. Samuel Bard, and learn how he was the driving force behind the creation of New York’s City’s first public hospital.

Creating NewYork-Presbyterian’s Roots
Smurfs up at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital!

The Lollipop Theater Network visited NYP/ Weill Cornell Medicine’s pediatric patients earlier this week to host a screening of the Phim Xì Trum: The Lost Village. And as a special treat, Sony Pictures Animation sent over two characters from the movie to spend time with patients.

A big thank you to the Lollipop Theater for creating such a...
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What do Beyoncé, ABBA, Bee Gees, Madonna, and Marvin Gaye all have in common? Some of their songs could help save a life!

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital created a "Songs to CPR to" Spotify playlist featuring 39 songs at 100 BPM to help you perform #HandsOnlyCPR. Find the playlist here: [ Link ]

These Songs Might Just Save Your Life
Fifteen-year old Sol Gindi is running for a cause!

In an effort to commemorate his late grandfather, who succumbed to kidney cancer, Sol organized a “Strive to Survive” run earlier this month in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park. Sol, who was named for his grandfather, founded an organization called Kidney Cancer Awareness Group that helped to organize the event. Over 100 people participated in the...
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“As humans, we always need to have some hope. Every cancer patient needs hope.”

In 1977, Dr. Azra Raza immigrated to the United States with the mission to cure cancer. Today, she has saved 60,000 cell samples to aid in her research.

Dr. Raza’s Life's Work: Saving Cells to Save People
In honor of #PatientSafetyAwarenessWeek, we want to send a big thank you to Samuel Alejandro, a Security Officer at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Allen Hospital, who has worked tirelessly over the last 12 years to ensure that all patients or visitors who come through the doors at NYP feel safe and welcomed.

As a Security Officer, Samuel has many responsibilities, such as screening people as...
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Did you know bacitracin, the commonly used ointment to treat cuts and scrapes, was discovered at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital? Learn more about Balbina Johnson, the remarkable woman behind this medical breakthrough.

Popular Ointment for Cuts and Scrapes Discovered at NYP
Sometimes a mother knows best, and that was just the case with Kelley McCarthy and her son Will.

When Kelley noticed that her four-month-old son’s eyes looked enlarged, she took him to the pediatrician right away. Will was quickly diagnosed with a benign brain tumor – a choroid plexus papilloma – that was the size a lemon.

This type of tumor is only curable with surgery so Kelley, her...
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March is Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Month! Let's break through the bubble of two of our Komansky Child Life Specialists, Sheri Goldsmith and Blakely Durham, as they take us through "a day in the life" with some of their amazing patients and colleagues.

Be sure to follow along with NYP’s Instagram today for a peak into how our Child Life specialists make our patients’ stay at NYP a...
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Meet NYP’s own Ironman, Matt Long. After being struck by a bus, see how this firefighter survived and has thrived after 40 surgeries thanks to a dedicated team of doctors at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.

A Near-Fatal Crash Can’t Slow Down This Ironman
Winter Storm Stella is no match for our amazing team at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital!

A big thank you to all of our dedicated staff members who braved the storm or stayed overnight to ensure that all NYP patients receive the same level of high-quality and compassionate care, regardless of the weather.
In response to the roll-out of the GOP’s new healthcare bill, President and CEO of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Dr. Steven Corwin, sat down with CBS This Morning to explore how this new legislation will impact coverage and cost.

Dr. Corwin also touched upon the implications of repealing the Affordable Care Act, and the need to create a healthcare system that combines commercial insurance...
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NewYork-Presbyterian CEO on misassumptions in GOP health bill
The Friday Night Lights motto, “Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Can't Lose,” has had a profound effect on NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital patient and actress, Karen Walsh, during her battle with stage four colon cancer.

After receiving the initial diagnosis and meeting with NYP’s Dr. Joseph Ruggiero, Karen was scared of the unknown. She quickly turned her fear into a source of motivation to fuel her...
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Don't let the snow storm force you to stay under the weather.

With NYP OnDemand Urgent Care, you can get assessed and treated for a non-life threatening illness or injury by one of our doctors without leaving your home. Learn more here: [ Link ]
While many new parents experience joy and excitement during pregnancy and immediately following the birth of their child, some parents are left with the unbearable prospect of caring for a baby who doesn’t have long to live – but there is still hope.

Seen as a pioneer in her field, Dr. Elvira Parravicini, a Neonatologist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital,...
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When Parents Know Their Newborns Won’t Live Long
#WinterStormWatch: The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for the New York City area starting early Tuesday through the evening.

NYP urges all employees to exercise caution while commuting, and allow for additional travel time as roads may be slippery and mass transit might be delayed.

Accommodations are available to employees during the storm. For information on how...
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Tomorrow is #DaylightSavingTime (DST), meaning the clocks jump one hour ahead and we lose an hour of sleep.

Dr. Ana Krieger, the Director Center for Sleep Medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/ Weill Cornell Medicine, shares tips with Thrive Global on what to do before and after DST, to ensure your sleep schedule doesn’t suffer: [ Link ].
Katie DeMasi quickly went from a soon-to-be nurse to a patient, when at 22-years-old, she received a shocking diagnosis of Hodgkins Lymphoma shortly after graduating college.

Katie’s doctor suggested that she go to NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital for a second opinion, which is where she met Dr. Lisa Roth, the Director of the Adolescent and Young Adult Lymphoma Program at NYP/ Weill Cornell...
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He was Alexander Hamilton’s go-to guy: Learn about NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital's Dr. David Hosack and how he’s forever linked to one of America’s Founding Fathers. [ Link ]