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Ethnicity and Heart Disease: Is There a Link?

By on 04/04/2018
Find out how your ethnic background may affect your heart disease risk.
Diseases & Conditions

New Direct-to-Consumer Breast Cancer Genetic Tests: A Good Idea?

By on 03/22/2018
Einstein geneticist Adele Scheider, MD, offers her analysis of a new offering from the 23andMe consumer genetics company.
Diseases & Conditions

Preparing for—and Coping With—Spring Allergies

By on 03/19/2018
Whether or not snow is on the ground now, spring allergies are just around the corner. An Einstein allergy specialist offers tips.
Diseases & Conditions

Rapper’s Death Shows Need for Vigilance About Heart Failure in African Americans

By on 03/15/2018
Craig Mack's death at the age of 46 is a tragic reminder of the toll the disease takes on African Americans. An Einstein cardiologist explains.
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Answers to Your Questions on Pelvic Floor Conditions

By on 03/14/2018
Millions of people experience pelvic pain, pelvic conditions or incontinence at some time in their lives. Get answers from our March 22, 2018 chat.
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What We Can Learn from Kevin Smith’s Heart Attack

By on 03/08/2018
The actor and director experienced what is called a "widow-maker," a heart attack that is often fatal. Einstein cardiologist Jon C. George, MD, explains.
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Do You Know How to Preserve Your Eyesight?

By on 03/01/2018
Can you harm your vision by sitting too close to the TV? Who is at risk for cataracts? Find the answers by taking this quiz.
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Stroke Symptoms Women Shouldn’t Ignore

By on 02/26/2018
If you notice these symptoms, it may mean someone is having a stroke.
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What Do You Know About the Common Cold?

By on 02/20/2018
Take this quiz and find out how much you know.
Diseases & Conditions

Will You Get Cervical Cancer If You Have HPV?

By on 01/22/2018
How to separate fact from fiction when it comes to your cervical health. Take this quiz.