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Beat the Heat

Happy summer! Hopefully you have been spending time outside enjoying the sunshine, whether at a backyard barbeque, baseball game, relaxing at the beach, or just taking a walk. As nice as the beautiful weather is, it’s important to know that too much sun (and/or heat) can lead to dehydration.
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What's New in the Department of Surgery

No Surgery, No Scars: A New Treatment For Fibroadenoma

If you have a breast fibroadenoma, there may be a new solution for you. The Columbia Clinical Breast Program now offers echotherapy, a new non-invasive treatment.
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Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is now the most common cause of chronic liver disease in the United States, affecting 25% of the population. Without intervention, it can lead to significant liver damage in a smaller group of those patients.
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New Pathways for Pain Relief

We are pleased to present an interview with Dr. Nigel Bunnett in coordination with May 31, 2017 release of his landmark article in the current issue of Science Translational Medicine: Neurokinin 1 Receptor Signaling in Endosomes Mediates Sustained Nociception and is a Viable Therapeutic Target for Prolonged Pain Relief. This interview covers the origins of pain and itching, the widespread clinical problems associated with both, and an exploration of new pathway that may lead to class of palliative drugs that are both more effective, and without problematic side effects.
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On March 18, 2017, our very own Angie E. Heller was awarded the Centers Health Care Patient Advocacy Award at the Centers Health Care 2017 Award Gala.
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The Columbia Thyroid Center is proud to announce that Dr. James Lee, Co-Director, was honored at the SDHB Pheo-Para Coalition Gala with the Science Leadership Award on April 20th, 2017.
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NYP Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital provides the most comprehensive care available for babies with multiple and complex congenital anomalies. “While other centers can handle a single system disease, our multidisciplinary team can address the most challenging patients all in one place, and provide the most advanced circulatory support for those with heart, lung and airway malformations,” says William Middlesworth, MD, director of the Pediatric Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Program.
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Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) is now the most common cause of liver disease among children. Undetected and untreated, it can lead to significant liver injury. To meet the needs of patients, and to serve a growing number of referrals, NYP Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital has created a dedicated clinic for the study and management of this condition.
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