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Amazing stories: Britt Sinha

On a Friday evening, Britt Sinha’s 11-month-old son Max fell, hitting his head on the floor. He vomited and was sleepy. Britt was unsure if Max had a concussion, so she pulled out her phone and opened the NYP app to access a pediatric emergency medicine doctor. Find out how NewYork-Presbyterian’s virtual urgent care helped put a new mom’s mind at ease.

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The Emerging Link between Obesity and COVID-19

As the nation works toward controlling the coronavirus pandemic, scientists and researchers are racing to find out everything they can about the virus and who is most vulnerable. New research suggests that obesity is a risk factor for COVID-19, and young people who are obese — whether they have other health issues or not — are especially at risk.

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How to tell if you are burned out — and what you can do about it

Do you feel extremely stressed out at work, pretty much all the time? You’re not alone. A survey full-time employees during the COVID-19 global pandemic found 41% of people have felt burned out while working at home. Experiencing burnout can be detrimental to your health. Find out how to identify and combat burnout.

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Tips for Staying Heart-Healthy While Living with Diabetes

People living with type 2 diabetes are twice as likely to develop heart disease or have a stroke as someone without diabetes. Adopting a healthy lifestyle can help you manage your diabetes and improve important numbers like weight, blood pressure, and cholesterol level, which impacts your risk of developing heart disease. Get tips on how to stay heart healthy while living with diabetes.

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