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NYP/Columbia Welcomes New Faculty

In 2018, we welcomed several internationally renowned physicians to the Department of Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center. These men and women are leaders in their respective fields. They have a track record of innovation and their collaborative multidisciplinary team approach allows them to provide the very highest level of patient care. While these surgeons spearhead the newest treatments and techniques, they are also very compassionate communicators.
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The concept that plant based diets can improve health and prevent disease has been recently brought to the mainstream through various documentaries and media outlets.
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Sugar and Cancer

One commonly asked question asked by oncology patients is “Does Sugar Feed Cancer?” Eating sugar can be a source of fear and anxiety due to misinformation in the media. With holidays coming up, there are lots of delicious sweets around, so now is the perfect time to address this topic.
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Thanksgiving only comes around once a year, making it tempting to over-indulge in holiday favorites.
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Apples!

Fall is officially here, which means the start of apple season. We all know the proverb “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”… but is it true? The answer is: yes! Apples are definitely a healthy fruit – nutritious, delicious and cost effective!
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It is difficult to cope with the death anniversary of a loved one. For Sue Mirza, it is hard to fathom that 10 years has passed since her husband, Muzzi’s death. But the opportunity to celebrate his memory with family and friends every year in the name of philanthropy gives Sue a reason to smile. This year’s annual Muzzi Invitational event will be held on September 12th at Burning Tree Country Club (120 Perkins Rd, Greenwich, CT 06830). Muzzi’s family and friends will spend the day enjoying two of Muzzi’s favorite activities-golf and cocktail parties.
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Build a Better Smoothie

Nothing’s better than a cold, refreshing smoothie on a hot summer day. Smoothies can be nutrient-dense powerhouse’s custom tailored to meet your specific health needs. Need extra protein? Add some protein powder or Greek yogurt.
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