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Severe Headache in Pregnant Women: When to Worry

If a pregnant woman with high blood pressure and no history of headache suddenly develops a headache that quickly gets worse, she could be at risk for pregnancy complications, including preeclampsia, which put both the mother and fetus at risk.
17-Aug-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Montefiore Ramps Up Education on the Value of Breastfeeding, Including Potential Perks for New Moms

Breastfeeding can have many benefits for babies like helping strengthen their immune system, but getting comfortable with breastfeeding can take practice and persistence for new moms and their newborns. To help educate patients, the community and...
31-Jul-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Researchers at Montefiore and Einstein Present at Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2015

Montefiore and Einstein Researchers to Present Alzheimer's and Dementia Research at AAIC Conference (July 18-23); Topics include risk factors for developing aMCI and and dementia in older adults.
14-Jul-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Montefiore Statement on the Supreme Court Upholding Key Provision of the Affordable Care Act

Earlier today, the Supreme Court ruled 6-3 that the Affordable Care Act will remain unchanged, and that the government can continue to subsidize health care coverage through the federal exchange in states without state exchanges.
25-Jun-2015 4:05 PM EDT

How to Enjoy Summer Days While Preserving Your Skin

As many begin to spend long summer days outside, it’s crucial to have the right information about skin protection and the dangers of sun exposure. Today, Montefiore dermatologist Dr. Holly Kanavy debunks many widely-shared myths regarding skin...
17-Jun-2015 9:45 AM EDT

Dr. Giles Peek Named Chief, Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, and Co-Director, Pediatric Heart Center at Montefiore and Einstein


Dr. Peek is an internationally renowned pediatric cardiothoracic surgeon with extensive experience in newborn and complex pediatric cardiothoracic surgery. His surgical outcomes are among the finest in the United Kingdom and the world.
11-Jun-2015 10:05 AM EDT

New Study Reviews Undertreated Side Effect From Cancer Treatment and Recommendations for Managing Symptoms

Investigators from Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care have announced new findings from an extensive literature review published today in the Annals of Oncology. This review found that side effects from regorafenib like redness and swelling...
1-Jun-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Montefiore to Enhance Patient Care in Yonkers Through New Partnership with St. John's Riverside Hospital

Montefiore Health System and St. John’s Riverside Hospital have announced that they have formally signed an affiliation agreement. This new partnership will provide patients in Yonkers and Rivertown access to Montefiore’s proactive,...
27-May-2015 12:05 PM EDT

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Leading Breast Cancer Docs & Breast Cancer Survivors Available for Interviews on Screening, Treatment and Support Trends #Breastcancerawarenessmonth

30-Sep-2014 11:00 AM EDT

From Pre-K to High School: How to Calm Back-to-School Nerves and Anxieties

Kari Collins, Ph.D., director of mental health services at the Montefiore School Health Program shares advice for parents on how to ease kids into the new school year.
12-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Director, Montefiore-Einstein Center for Cancer Care On Immunotherapies

29-May-2014 4:35 PM EDT

Renowned Radiation Oncologist Can Breakdown #ASCO14 Studies, Advise On Radiation-Toxicity Levels

29-May-2014 4:00 PM EDT

E-Cigarettes Not Safe for Teens - Pediatrician, E-Cig Expert

24-Apr-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Spring Allergy Season is Imminent -- Despite This Winter's Polar Vortex!

This winter has been one of the coldest on record, but spring allergy season is already beginning and it’s time for sufferers to start preparing now. An estimated 50 million Americans suffer from allergies, which are commonly called hay fever.
10-Mar-2014 1:50 PM EDT

Pediatrician Offers Tips for Parents on Toy Safety as Holidays Approach

18-Nov-2013 4:40 PM EST

Summer Reprieve is Over – What Allergy and Asthma Sufferers Need to Know for Fall

As summer comes to a close, kids head back to school and preparation for fall begins, don’t’ forget to consider fall allergies. An estimated 35 million Americans suffer from allergies, which in the fall begin in late August and peak in...
10-Sep-2013 10:00 AM EDT

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