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Dr. Giardina works with a patient.


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    CUMC Newsroom
    August 1, 2017

    Deposits of an abnormal protein in the heart may explain why some elderly patients benefit less than others from a heart valve replacement procedure, a new study from CUMC researchers has found.

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    New York Presbyterian
    June 1, 2017

    The Hands Only Campaign aims to change the social norms about CPR and let people know that mouth-to-mouth is no longer required. It takes less than a minute to learn the three-step technique.

    Women holding hands together for CPR.
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    The New York Times
    September 13, 2017

    A new study led by Kieth Diaz, Assistant Professor of Behavioral Medicine, uses objective measures to find the links between lengthy sitting time and death among middle-aged and older adults.

    Two men looking at a computer.
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    Dr. Ajay Kirtane talks about the implications of a new medical study that questions the benefits of implanting stents to relieve chest pain.

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