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The New York Times quotes Joe Verghese, M.B.B.S., about his research that found dancing was associated with a reduced risk of developing dementia. Dr. Verghese is chief of geriatrics at Einstein and Montefiore and director of the Montefiore Einstein Center for the Aging Brain. (Wednesday, May 08, 2019)

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The Brian Lehrer Show features a segment with Chinazo Cunningham, M.D., M.S., discussing the need for more research on medical marijuana to treat patients for numerous conditions, especially chronic pain. Dr. Cunningham is professor and associate chief of general internal medicine at Einstein and Montefiore. (Monday, April 08, 2019)

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The Scientist quotes William Jacobs Jr., Ph.D., on the development of tuberculosis infections in humans on immune-boosting cancer treatments. Dr. Jacobs is professor of microbiology & immunology and of genetics and the Leo and Julia Forchheimer Chair in Microbiology & Immunology at Einstein. (Monday, April 08, 2019)

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The Wall Street Journal (subscription required) features research by Lisa Shulman, M.D., that found most children who "recover" from autism still have difficulties that require therapeutic and educational support. Dr. Shulman is professor of pediatrics at Einstein and interim director of the Rose F. Kennedy Children’s Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center at Montefiore. (Thursday, March 28, 2019)

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STAT interviews Lauren Flicker, J.D., M.B.E., on the ethical considerations of a parental request that a hospital retrieve sperm from their deceased son. Ms. Flicker is associate professor of epidemiology & population health and associate director of the Montefiore Einstein Center for Bioethics. (Monday, March 18, 2019)

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The New York Times quotes Joanna Starrels, M.D., M.S., about the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's opioid prescription guidelines, which she and other experts believe are harming patients with severe chronic pain. Dr. Starrels is an associate professor medicine at Einstein and an attending physician at Montefiore. (Wednesday, March 06, 2019)

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Kaiser Health News interviews Nir Barzilai, M.D., about his plans for a clinical trial to test the effects of metformin, a common drug for diabetes, on aging and age-related disease. Dr. Barzilai is the Ingeborg and Ira Leon Rennert Chair in Aging Research and director of the Institute for Aging Research at Einstein and an endocrinologist at Montefiore. (Tuesday, March 05, 2019)

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News12  interviews Steven Walkley, Ph.D., D.V.M., about rare disease research and the Beyond the Diagnosis exhibit at Einstein, which features portraits of children with rare diseases. Dr. Walkley is professor in the Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience and in the Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology, and director of the Rose F. Kennedy Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center at Einstein and Montefiore. (Monday, March 04, 2019)

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CNN reports on research led by Yasmin Mossavar-Rahmani, Ph.D., RD, that found drinking two or more diet drinks a day is linked to an increased risk for stroke, heart attack, and early death in women over 50. Dr. Mossavar-Rahmani is associate professor of epidemiology and population health. (Tuesday, February 19, 2019)

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NBC News quotes Harris Goldstein, M.D., on the Trump Administration's new initiative to eliminate the HIV epidemic in the U.S. Dr. Goldstein is associate dean for scientific resources and director of the Einstein-Rockefeller-CUNY Center for AIDS Research. (Tuesday, February 12, 2019)

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U.S. News & World Report interviews Judith Wylie-Rosett, Ed.D., about improving diet and exercise in order to prevent prediabetes from progressing to Type 2 diabetes. Dr. Wylie-Rosett is professor of and division chief of health promotion and nutrition research, Atran Foundation Chair in Social Medicine, and co-director of the New York Regional Center for Diabetes Translation Research. (Tuesday, February 12, 2019)

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Reuters quotes Michal Melamed, M.D., who explains that a poor diet and lack of exercise can contribute to both obesity and kidney damage. (Friday, February 01, 2019)

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Scientific American interviews Kamran Khodakhah, Ph.D., on his research finding that the cerebellum influences addictive and social behavior. Dr. Khodakhah is professor and chair of the Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience. (Wednesday, January 23, 2019)

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WCBS-TV features research by Karen Bonuck, Ph.D., on healthy sleep habits for children. Dr. Bonuck is professor of family and social medicine and of obstetrics & gynecology and women’s health at Einstein. (Wednesday, January 02, 2019)

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NPR cites a study led by Eric Hollander, M.D., which is the first large clinical trial in the U.S.to test the effectiveness of medical marijuana on certain behaviors in children with autism spectrum disorder. Dr. Hollander is professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Einstein and director of the Autism and Obsessive Compulsive Spectrum Program at Einstein and Montefiore.  (Wednesday, January 02, 2019)

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