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The Washington Post quotes Andrew Racine, M.D., Ph.D., about new recommendations, which he helped develop, that encourage pediatricians to screen for poverty in a bid to reduce its health effects. Dr. Racine, who chaired the American Academy of Pediatrics workgroup that developed the recommendations, notes that pediatricians will take this role on “because it is the right thing to do.” Dr. Racine is senior vice president and chief medical officer at Montefiore Health System and professor of clinical pediatrics at Einstein.

(Wednesday, March 09, 2016)


USA Today interviews Andrew D. Racine, M.D., Ph.D. about response by New Yorkers to the spread of the swine flu in the city. Dr. Racine relates parents’ questions regarding having their children tested for the virus and what steps they can take to prevent infection. He advises that because only a couple of U.S. labs can conclusively identify the swine flu virus and its symptoms are similar to seasonal influenza, routine testing is not advised. Dr. Racine is chief of general pediatrics at Einstein. (Wednesday, April 29, 2009) read more...

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WebMD offers 11 tips on cutting personal spending on doctors visits and medical tests. Dr. Andrew Racine, Einstein professor of pediatrics, encourages families to investigate local and state health resources. (Wednesday, December 10, 2008) read more...

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