New York Presbyterian Health Matters - Stories of Science, Care & Wellness

With a New Heart, a Tennis Player Feels Like a ‘True Champion’

Though he was born with a heart defect, Mati Luik didn’t let that stop him from living an active lifestyle until he collapsed on the court one day. In 2023, he became the first patient to receive a heart transplant at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center.

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The HIV Epidemic: From Deadly Crisis to Routine Care

For more than three decades, NewYork-Presbyterian’s HIV clinics have worked on the front lines of treating and preventing HIV.

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How Small Goals Led to a Big Marathon Achievement

Dr. Sonia Tolani, a sports cardiologist at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia, never thought of herself as an athlete until she chose to jump-start her fitness by taking small steps that ultimately led her to the finish line of the New York City Marathon.

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When to Worry About Your Blood Pressure, with Dr. Marc Eisenberg

A cardiologist shares the basics of blood pressure and cholesterol, how to manage both, and how important exercise and diet are in relation to heart health.

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Can You See a Doctor About a Broken Heart? with Dr. Joy Gelbman

This Valentine’s Day, a cardiologist shares her insight on what it means to have a “full heart,” and the very real symptoms of having a broken heart.

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How Do You Stick to Your Goals? with Dr. Jennifer Cruz

A clinical psychologist offers advice and shares her perspective on how to approach goals with a focus on our motivation to create a positive change in our lives.

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What Happens After Dry January? with Dr. Robert Brown

A gastroenterologist shares how to maintain the many benefits when January is over.

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How Do I Avoid Getting Sick This Winter? with Dr. Harjot Singh

An epidemiologist shares guidance on how to avoid getting sick in the winter and what to do if you come down with a respiratory virus.

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