Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D. is a Gynecologist, Director of the New York Menopause Center, Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Weill Cornell Medical College, and Assistant Attending Obstetrician and Gynecologist at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. She is a board certified fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Allen is also a member of the Faculty Advisory Board and the Women’s Health Director of The Weill Cornell Community Clinic (WCCC). Dr. Allen was the recipient of the 2014 American Medical Women’s Association Presidential Award.
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Overcoming Opiod Addiction

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
After detox and rehab for Opioid addiction, support from recovery groups, health care professionals, friends and family, can make all the difference. These are people who will help navigate the darker times.
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What to Expect for the Influenza Season

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
An annual seasonal flu vaccine is the best way to reduce the chances that you will get seasonal flu and spread it to others. When more people get vaccinated, less flu can spread through that community.
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Osteoporosis Prevention

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
The greatest bone loss occurs is in the first 5 years after menopause. This is what every woman in her 40s should do to optimize lifelong bone health.
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Menopause is Never Old News

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
A frank discussion about making the right choices in the menopausal transition and the belief that management of symptoms is certainly possible are great life lessons that mothers can give their daughters.
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Gout in Women

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
Not only is gender disparity in research responsible for the lack of awareness of gout in women, but clinical awareness has lagged as well.
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