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Staten Island Christmas display lights the way for cancer research
Joe DiMartino keeps making his Christmas display bigger and brighter — all to honor his late wife. Over the past 16 years, Joe’s festive lights and animated electronics have raised nearly $300,000 for pediatric cancer research at Staten Island University Hospital.
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Research
New Karches Neural Bypass and Brain-Computer Interface Laboratory at the Center for Bioelectronic Medicine is developing…
The first-ever 3D printed, amphibious prosthetic leg, called The Fin, is allowing Marine Corps veteran Dan Lasko to get…
Researchers at the Feinstein Institute and Northwell Health doctors are combining science and medicine to create…
Hospital story: North Shore University Hospital
Long Island’s first heart transplant patient gets a second chance at life
Yvonne Fleming received a second chance at life as the first-ever recipient of a heart transplant on Long Island, a new specialty at the Sandra Atlas Bass Heart Hospital at North Shore University Hospital. Now she’s “getting back to life, one day at a time.”
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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…