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Northwell Health Cancer Institute Performed Record 100 Stem Cell Transplants In 2019

Amidst the joyful congratulations marked by balloons and glittery tiaras, medical staff and administrators gathered on 7 Monti at North Shore University Hospital (NSUH) to celebrate a milestone achievement—the 100th stem cell transplant completed in...

American Brain Society Works To End Stigma

The American Brain Society (ABS) was founded by J.A. Boulton to educate the public about the stigma and effects associated with brain disease. Their headquarters is in Danbury, CT, and they received their nonprofit organization...

Northwell Appoints Renowned Cardiologist To Senior Leadership Post

After an extensive national search, Northwell Health has recruited Jeffrey Kuvin, MD, as chair of cardiology at North Shore University Hospital, Long Island Jewish Medical Center and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine...

New Study Aims To Advance OCD Treatment

How The Bio Behavioral Institute in Great Neck is making strikes on a misunderstood illness “OCD” is one of the most commonly misused medical terms. Often used dismissively to describe someone who keeps their items arranged...

Longtime Breast Cancer Program Director Hillary Rutter To Retire

After 23 years as director of the Adelphi New York Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program, Hillary Rutter of Plainview will retire on Jan. 10, 2020. The program runs the oldest breast cancer hotline in...

New York Health Welcomes Jay B. Adlersberg, M.D

New York Health recently announced that Dr. Jay B. Adlersberg, a rheumatologist and internist, has joined the team. Adlersberg has 45 years of experience treating the most severe forms of arthritis and joint disease. His main...
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