United States law mandates that Dietary Guidelines for Americans, containing “nutritional information and guidelines for the general public,” be issued every five years. The 2015–2020 edition of Dietary Guidelines for Americans was recently released, the eighth such set of guidelines published since this process began in 1980.
In September 2015, Montefiore assumed operational and financial control of Einstein. Together they advance clinical and translational research to accelerate the pace at which new discoveries become the treatments and therapies that benefit patients.
An Under-recognized Problem
Dr. Judy Aschner discusses the high rate of premature births in the U.S. and how being born late-preterm and early-term — previously considered low-risk — can lead to lifelong health problems.
risk for developmental and learning disabilities. Learn about the CERC programs that evaluate and provide services for premature infants and children.
Spurred by research showing that preemies benefit from human contact, Einstein medical students began a volunteer "Cuddling Club" in the neonatal ICU at Montefiore's Weiler Hospital.
WellMed, Einstein's new wellness program, provides opportunities for students to adopt healthy and balanced habits and attitudes that will contribute to their well-being.