Dr. Andrea Wolf, MD

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Affiliation:

  • The Mount Sinai Health System, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Location:

  • Mount Sinai Doctors Faculty Practice
  • 1190 Fifth Avenue
  • New York, NY
  • 212-241-9502
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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pulmonary & Respiratory Medicine:

    THURSDAY, July 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Striverdi Respimat (olodaterol) inhalation spray has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the agency said Thursday in a news release.

    COPD, which includes chronic bronchiti...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Thoracic Surgery:

    THURSDAY, July 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Recovery time after surgery may be reduced for patients taking the cholesterol-lowering medications known as statins, according to a new study.

    The study's Irish researchers suspect that the drugs may affect the body's inflammatory response, red...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pulmonary & Respiratory Medicine:

    THURSDAY, July 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Governments should ban or limit the use of electronic cigarettes until more is known about their health effects, say experts from the world's leading lung organizations.

    The position statement was issued Wednesday by the Forum of International R...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology/diabetes/metabolism:

    THURSDAY, May 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People with diabetes have an increased risk of problems after heart bypass surgery, a new study finds.

    Researchers looked at more than 9,200 patients in China who underwent coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) between 1999 and 2008, and f...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    TUESDAY, May 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Testing lung cancer patients' tumors for various gene mutations may help doctors choose the best treatment, and possibly extend people's lives, a new study suggests.

    Experts said the findings, reported in the May 21 Journal of the American Medi...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    THURSDAY, May 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Summertime ozone air pollution levels in the United States could rise 70 percent by 2050 due to climate change, according to a new study.

    That means that nearly all regions of the continental U.S. will have at least a fe...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Thoracic Surgery:

    THURSDAY, May 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Heart bypass surgery patients in a special home care program are less likely to be readmitted to the hospital or to die within a month after going home, according to a new study.

    The study included 401 patients who had heart bypass surgery in a Ne...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Thoracic Surgery:

    TUESDAY, April 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Major lung cancer surgery in the United States has become safer in recent decades, especially at hospitals that perform high numbers of these operations, a new study says.

    Researchers analyzed data from more than 121,0...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    FRIDAY, March 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- With between 40 percent and 100 percent of lung cancer patients vulnerable to some form of persistent sexual dysfunction, experts say the issue can no longer be sidelined by physicians.

    Experts attending the European Lung Cancer Conference in Gen...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The national drug store chain CVS Caremark said Wednesday that it's phasing out the sale of tobacco products at its more than 7,600 stores across the United States.

    The company said cigarettes, cigars and chewing tobacco will no longer be availa...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The national drug store chain CVS Caremark said Wednesday that it's phasing out the sale of tobacco products at its more than 7,600 stores across the United States.

    The company said cigarettes, cigars and chewing tobacco will no longer be availa...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    THURSDAY, Jan. 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Patients with a rare type of lung cancer might be more likely to survive if they have radiation therapy before -- rather than after -- surgery, according to a small new study.

    The study included 25 patients with mesothelioma who underwent five d...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    THURSDAY, Jan. 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Patients with a rare type of lung cancer might be more likely to survive if they have radiation therapy before -- rather than after -- surgery, according to a small new study.

    The study included 25 patients with mesothelioma who underwent five d...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    THURSDAY, Jan. 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Tripling cigarette taxes around the world -- an ambitious notion -- would prevent 200 million people from dying prematurely over a century and shrink the number of smokers worldwide by one-third, a new review estimates.

    Tripling the taxes would h...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    MONDAY, Dec. 30, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- A highly influential government panel of experts says that older smokers at high risk of lung cancer should receive annual low-dose CT scans to help detect and possibly prevent the spread of the fatal disease.

    In its final word on the issue publis...Full Article