NYU Langone Health faculty members have shared valuable insights on various health topics through their contributions to the media. In a STAT News article, Stella S. Yi, MPH, PhD, sheds light on the limitations of the broad “Asian American” category when it comes to health disparities. This highlights the importance of disaggregated data in addressing health inequities within this population.

In a piece for Healio, Howard Weintraub, MD, discusses how inflammation may be a more reliable predictor of events than cholesterol in high-risk statin intolerant patients. This underscores the need for a deeper understanding of patient issues beyond cholesterol levels.

Sean Heffron, MD, takes a closer look at the potential impact of holiday eating habits on heart health in HuffPost’s Thanksgiving food segment. This serves as a reminder that one day of indulgence can have lasting effects on overall wellness.

Gregory Katz, MD, shares his insights into the portfolio diet and electrolyte powder’s effects on sodium levels in Health and separate pieces respectively. These articles contribute to our understanding of healthy eating habits and nutrition-related concerns.

Other notable contributions include Samantha M. Dunham, MD’s discussion on perimenopause in Harper’s Bazaar and Marc K. Siegel, MD’s examination of coffee consumption’s potential link with COVID-19 severity reduction in another publication.

Faculty members from NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island also addressed several health questions and concerns through their work with local media outlets like Newsday where Martin Backer provides guidance for safe holiday celebrations during COVID-19 pandemic season while addressing questions related to COVID-19 and holidays.

Lastly Shae Datta, MD talks about how reduced hippocampus volume is linked to cognitive decline risk in an article featured on ReachMD which adds further depth to our understanding of cognitive health and brain function

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