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Ask Our Expert: Controlling “The Silent Killer” — High Blood Pressure

1 in 4 New Yorkers suffers from high blood pressure. Follow these tips to reduce your risk and live a heart healthy life.

What You Need to Know About E-Cigarettes and Vaping

Hundreds of people are reporting lung illnesses related to e-cigarettes or vaping products. Learn the symptoms and whether you should see a doctor.

Back-to-School Health Advice

NYC Health + Hospitals pediatricians offer these tips to get kids ready for a healthy year.

What You Need to Know About Measles

Measles is a very contagious virus and can be serious, especially for children younger than 5-years-old. Here are tips to keep your family safe.

Cold Weather Tips

Protect yourself from harsh temperatures by planning ahead and helping others who may need assistance.

Holiday Eating Tips for Host and Guest

Follow these tips for hosting a healthy holiday party and useful advice to avoid overeating when you’re a guest.

Ask Our Expert: Preventing and Handling Tick Bites

Tick-related diseases are on the rise in New York City. As the summer season rolls on, learn how best to protect yourself and your family from tick bites.

Beat Heat-Related Illness

You're probably all ready for hot fun in the summertime, but don't let the high temperatures lay you low! Here are a few guidelines for staying healthy in the heat.

Ask Our Expert: 5 Healthy Tips for Teenage Girls

Body changes mean getting more involved in your health and one-on-one time with your doctor.

Ask Our Expert: How to Choose Your Health Care Proxy

How to choose a representative to make important medical decisions for you, in the event you can't.

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