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2013-11-21 23:01:20

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital has named Florence and Herbert Irving the inaugural recipients of the Samuel Bard Leadership Award for Commitment to Health Care. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 NewYork-Presbyterian Honors Florence and Herbert Irving with Inaugural Samuel Bard Award Over three decades, the Irvings have transformed cancer care at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center, giving over $200 million in gifts. NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital has...

2013-11-04 23:00:06

"Something as simple as a fall can be devastating for older men and women," says Dr. Evelyn Granieri, chief of geriatric medicine and aging at NewYork-Presbyterian/The Allen Hospital and assistant professor of medicine at Columbia University Medical Center. "Before the cold weather arrives, it is important to prepare." New York, NY (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Winter is a special time for celebration. It should also be a time for added caution if you or someone in your...

2013-11-02 23:00:09

With the NYC Marathon right around the corner, runners competing in this year's race are focusing on last-minute strategies to enhance their performance. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 03, 2013 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital physician offers injury-prevention advice. With the NYC Marathon right around the corner, runners competing in this year's race are focusing on last-minute strategies to enhance their performance. But experts caution that people who jump onto the marathon...

2013-11-01 23:00:13

Patricia Nicholas, a registered dietitian at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, says you can avoid this psychological turmoil by adding “new favorites” to the traditional dishes. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 02, 2013 Holiday dinners are filled with heaping dishes of comfort foods, fattening favorites and savory treats. It is no wonder these meals often leave us feeling stuffed with guilt and holiday remorse. Patricia Nicholas, a registered dietitian at...

2013-10-31 23:00:18

Dr. Roger Yurt, director, and Nicole E. Leahy, R.N., M.P.H., manager of outreach and community education of the Hearst Burn Center at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, have joined with the New York City Fire Department to offer the following holiday fire prevention tips New York, NY (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 The activity and excitement of the holidays tend to make people less careful when they should be more cautious. In the United States, there are an estimated 47,000...

2013-10-30 23:00:14

Dr. William Reisacher, director of The Allergy Center in the Department of Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose, and Throat) at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, says, “During the winter, families spend more time indoors, exposing allergic individuals to allergens and irritants like dust mites, pet dander, smoke, household sprays and chemicals, and gas fumes — any of which can make their lives miserable." New York, NY (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Ten Tips to Tackle...

2013-10-29 23:02:27

“When the temperature outside drops, our blood vessels narrow to prevent our bodies from losing heat. This is a natural response that can also put people with heart conditions and those involved in strenuous exercise at greater risk of having a heart attack,” says Dr. Holly Andersen, director of education and outreach at the Ronald O. Perelman Heart Institute of NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Learn How to Keep Your Heart...

2013-10-29 23:00:11

Dr. Maria A. Oquendo, a psychiatrist at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, says, “During the holidays, our lives become even more stressful as we try to juggle our usual responsibilities with extra holiday preparation and complicated family dynamics.” New York, NY (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Contacts: Douglas Feingold (212) 305-5587 dof9022(at)nyp(dot)org Christina Stolfo (212) 821-0560 Chs9135(at)nyp(dot)org Make it a Happy, Healthy, and Stress-Free Holiday...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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