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What exactly are probiotics? Do they work? How do you know if you need one? A Columbia gastroenterologist explains.
Stress is a normal part of life, but chronic stress is not and it damages your body.
Columbia physician Eric Burnett, MD, turned to TikTok for distraction at the height of the COVID pandemic, but it only drove him to take on rampant medical misinformation.
For some, working from home has led to sensory urgency and a need for bladder retraining. For others, WFH has masked more serious issues.
- July 15, 2021
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.
- June 28, 2021
A new men’s health program is making it easier for men in the New York area to get coordinated and personalized health care.
- June 23, 2021
Finding a health care practitioner you can open up to is key to getting the best possible care.
- June 14, 2021
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.
- June 25, 2019
A new study from Columbia researchers provides robust evidence to support a simple, fixed ratio threshold for diagnosing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
- 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.