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Most nosebleeds are not a cause for concern, but when they happen frequently, it’s time to see a doctor, says David Gudis, a Columbia ear, nose and throat specialist.
Finding a health care practitioner you can open up to is key to getting the best possible care.
Programs that bring pharmacists into Black-owned barbershops could dramatically improve hypertension control and reduce heart disease disparities among Black men at a relatively modest cost.
- May 6, 2021
Primary care physicians can help women deal with anxiety and depression, which are on the rise even as COVID cases decline, says Columbia physician Dr. Arthi Reddy.
- July 23, 2020
Earlier this year, New York was the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic. Our doctors want to share some advice for colleagues in other states who are now facing a sharp increase in COVID-19 cases.
- May 14, 2019
A new study suggests that providers make the same number of wrong-patient errors regardless of the number of electronic patient records they could have open at a time.
- August 20, 2018
Understanding why most children are healthy–and how that can reveal new treatments for the sick–is the driving motivation of Columbia’s new chair of pediatrics.
- August 16, 2018
In two new books aimed at young baseball players and their parents, Columbia surgeon and Yankees physician Christopher Ahmad, MD, gives advice on avoiding injury.
- August 13, 2018
Letters written to frequent prescribers of Seroquel, which can cause harmful side effects in the elderly, significantly reduced the number of prescriptions for Medicare patients.
- August 2, 2018
A new clinical trial suggests that donepezil does not improve cognitive performance in people with mild cognitive impairment who also have clinical depression.
- July 2, 2018
A clinical trial of ECMO for patients with severe respiratory distress resolves some questions about when to use the technology, but leaves others unanswered.
- May 24, 2018
New guidelines from physicians at Columbia and NYP may help determine what to do when patients lacking decisional capacity refuse recommended medical care.