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

NewYork-Presbyterian Nominated for a Webby Award

The prestigious global competition selected a video about the first-of-its-kind “domino” heart valve transplant that saved two babies' lives as a finalist in the longform video category. Voting is open to the public through April 18.

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Making Parenthood Possible For More Families

Hear how NewYork-Presbyterian helped three moms navigate serious conditions to have healthy babies.

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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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Is Any Amount of Alcohol Safe for My Health? with Dr. Robert Brown

The Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center explains how alcohol affects our body, especially our liver.

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How Does Living Organ Donation Work? with Dr. Joseph Del Pizzo and Steve Wilson

A living donor and his surgeon discuss the process of donating a kidney to a person in need.

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Is Lead Poisoning Me? with Dr. Adam Blumenberg

A toxicologist discusses lead toxicity and how to prevent lead poisoning.

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Colon Cancer Rates Are Rising for Young People – Am I At Risk? with Dr. Beatrice Dionigi

A colon and rectal surgeon talks about how colon cancer forms, the signs and symptoms associated with it, and the best ways to keep your colon healthy and minimize risk.

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How Can I Get More Energy? with Dr. Chiti Parikh

An expert in integrative medicine explains how metabolism works and the secret to getting more energy.

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