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Creating the world’s first 3D bioprinted amphibious leg through a family gift
The first-ever 3D printed, amphibious prosthetic leg, called The Fin, is allowing Marine Corps veteran Dan Lasko to get back in the pool with his sons. The Fin, which goes seamlessly from walking to swimming, was developed at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research using bioprinting.
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Heart health
Yvonne Fleming received a second chance at life as the first-ever recipient of a heart transplant on Long Island, a new…
Patricia Johnson’s heart attack could have been fatal, if not for the cardiac catheterization suite at Peconic Bay…
An aortic aneurysm that ruptured while driving brought Lauren Spencer to the Southside Hospital Emergency Department in…
Hospital story: Northern Westchester Hospital
Pregnant and diagnosed with cancer: Two lives saved by robotic surgery
Gina was diagnosed with colon cancer days after learning she was pregnant with her third child. While others said it was impossible to treat the cancer and keep her pregnancy, a revolutionary robotic surgery at Northern Westchester Hospital saved the lives of both mother and baby.
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Research
New Karches Neural Bypass and Brain-Computer Interface Laboratory at the Center for Bioelectronic Medicine is developing…
Dr. Negin Hajizadeh is the first in the world to use Telehealth technology to help COPD patients learn life-changing…
Researchers at the Feinstein Institute and Northwell Health doctors are combining science and medicine to create…
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Children's health
Children dealing with cancer now have a special playroom called Nicky’s Nest at Cohen Children’s Medical Center where…
Costco, Rite Aid and Walgreens stores ask shoppers to “buy” paper balloons from the Children’s Miracle Network. Locally…
A tiny preemie, weighing only 1 pound, 9 ounces, thrives thanks to a staff that, according to his mother, “treated us…
Women's health
Dr. Marianna Knopov thought stress was causing her high blood pressure; actually, it was a blocked coronary artery. To…
Reflexology sessions, care coaching and other support services helped Catherine Ptarcinski after her breast cancer…
Breast cancer at age 31 left Danielle Santiago devastated. Her oncologist at Katz Institute for Women's Health suggested…