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Adoption, Adopting, Adoptees, elaine schulte, Albert Einstein College Of Medicine, Children's Hospital at Montefiore

Families Who Adopt Receive Specialized Medical Care From Montefiore

Parents of adopted children can now consult with a nationally recognized expert in adoption medicine at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore


Social and Behavioral Sciences


Conservation, Social Psychology, Psychology, Home Energy Cost

Conservation Mind Game


A new study led by Kathryn Caldwell, an assistant professor of psychology at Ithaca College, demonstrates that homeowners can be encouraged to make changes to their energy use with a simple education plan and some helpful tricks from the world of social psychology.



Influenza, Flu Shot, Flu Season, influenza antibodies, Vaccination

Influenza Expert: “Despite What You’ve Heard, It’s Still a Good Idea to Get Your Flu Shot”



Cocaine Abuse

Mount Sinai Researchers Identify Protein Involved in Cocaine Addiction

Mount Sinai researchers have identified a protein produced by the immune system—granulocyte-colony stimulating factor (G-CSF)—that could be responsible for the development of cocaine addiction.



Cognitive Decline, NYU Aging Incubator, NYU, NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing, Aging

Older Adults Are Increasingly Identifying - But Still Likely Underestimating - Cognitive Impairment in Their Families

An increasing number of older adults are reporting cognitive impairment in their families over the past two decades, according to a new study led by researchers at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing and East Carolina University's Brody School of Medicine.



Nyu Langone, Rebecca Robbins, sleep app, health app, mobile phone app, Fitbit, Lose it, Apple Health

Who Uses Phone Apps to Track Sleep Habits? Mostly the Healthy and Wealthy in U.S.


The profile of most Americans who use popular mobile phone apps that track sleep habits is that they are relatively affluent, claim to eat well, and say they are in good health, even if some of them tend to smoke.



Future Weather Forecasting: It’s all in the “MRI” of Clouds


A team of researchers at the Stony Brook University School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS), led by Professor Pavlos Kollias, is using news types or radar in combination with current meteorology technology to take an “MRI” of clouds.



Asthma, asthma treatment, Health Care Costs, Asthma Control, asthma burden

Asthma Costs the U.S. Economy More than $80 Billion Per Year


Asthma costs the U.S. economy more than $80 billion annually in medical expenses, missed work and school days and deaths, according to new research published online in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society.



Mount Sinai Health System, Mount Sinai Doctors, Mount Sinai Downtown, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Stuyvesant Town-Peter Cooper Village, Primary Care, Orthopaedic

Mount Sinai Health System Opens New Specialty Practice at Stuyvesant Town-Peter Cooper Village


Leaders from the community and health system celebrate with ribbon cutting and open house.



Smoking Cessation, Nicotine, Abrams, NYU, NYU College of Global Public Health, Harm minimization, harm reduction, Tobacco, New York University

Do Less Harm: E-Cigarettes a Safer Option Than Smoking

A new article publishing in the forthcoming volume of the Annual Review of Public Health focuses on harm minimization and smoking cessation, with alternative nicotine products like e-cigarettes emerging as a promising avenue for people who want to quit smoking.

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