Advances: Medical News for Patients

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Amazing stories: Yvette Moore

After having her daughter, Yvette Moore struggled to lose the baby weight over the years. She eventually weighed as much as 300 lbs. Fed up with the aches and pains related to her weight, she decided to get help from the weight loss program at NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital. Read about Yvette’s weight loss journey.

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Winter safety tips

Snow, ice and cold temperatures can all become potential hazards, so it’s important to be prepared to minimize the risks to yourself and your family. By taking some simple safety precautions, you can help prevent injuries and illnesses. Get tips on how to stay safe this winter.

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Hitting the Mark: Important Developmental Milestones in a Baby’s Life

The first year of your baby’s life is a time of constant growth and development. Many new parents often wonder what to expect next and how to know if their baby’s development is on target. Get the facts on important milestones in your baby’s first year.

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Early detection of cervical cancer assisted by a simple test

Cervical cancer used to be one of the most common causes of cancer death for American women, but use of the Pap test has dramatically increased early detection when the disease is highly curable. Find out how the Pap test is used to detect cancer and how often to get tested.

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