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Healthcare Articles

At NewYork-Presbyterian medical groups, we are happy to go above and beyond to provide our patients with timely health articles, and helpful tips to stay healthy.

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Five Facts About the COVID-19 Vaccine

Our experts address common questions about the COVID-19 vaccines and explain why they are safe.

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How to Tell the Difference Between COVID-19 and Flu

NewYork-Presbyterian medical group experts explain how to tell the difference between COVID-19 and the flu and how to better protect yourself.

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Vaccines Help Protect Your Children

Many parents are asking whether they need to get vaccinations for their children if they are not attending school. Here, our expert provides advice.

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Don't Delay Your Health Needs

Learn why it is important to keep your doctors’ appointments and about the safety measures we are taking, so that you will feel confident in returning for your next appointment.

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Tips for Staying Healthy and Happy at Home

A NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group primary care doctor provides inspiring ideas to lessen the effects of social isolation, stimulate your mind, and maintain physical health.

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What to Know About Social Distancing

A NewYork-Presbyterian medical group infectious disease specialist, Dr. David Goldberg, explains why social distancing is an important tool to decrease the chance you contract the coronavirus (COVID-19) and to help stop its spread.

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Arm Yourself this Flu Season

Dr. Michael Ford, primary care physician at NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Hudson Valley, explains exactly what the flu is and its vaccine. He also shares some ideas to help stay healthy this flu season.

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Ways to Reduce your Risk of Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is prevalent, but Dr. Matthew Cantor, NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Hudson Valley OB/GYN, shares ways to reduce your risk. Find out how maintaining a healthy weight, reducing your alcohol intake and other lifestyle changes may affect your risk. Read now to learn about these tips.

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What You Need to Know about Shingles

If you have had chickenpox, you can also get shingles, says family medicine doctor Dr. Asfana Alam, primary care physician at NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Hudson Valley. About one-third of the U.S. population will develop shingles, but getting the vaccine can help prevent it. Read this simple article to help you understand shingles and its vaccination options.