In recent news, NYU Langone Health has shared valuable insights on various health topics through their faculty members. Stella S. Yi, MPH, PhD, brings attention to the limitations of the broad “Asian American” category in addressing health disparities, highlighting the importance of disaggregated data in addressing health inequities within this population. Meanwhile, Howard Weintraub, MD, discusses how inflammation may predict events more than cholesterol in high-risk statin intolerant patients, emphasizing the need for a deeper understanding of patient issues beyond cholesterol levels.
In other health news, Sean Heffron, MD, warns about the potential impact of holiday eating habits on heart health in a piece for HuffPost. Meanwhile, Gregory Katz, MD, offers insights into the portfolio diet and electrolyte powder’s effects on sodium levels in separate pieces for Health. Samantha M. Dunham, MD