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Adoption, Adopting, Adoptees, elaine schulte, Albert Einstein College Of Medicine, Children's Hospital at Montefiore

Families Who Adopt Receive Specialized Medical Care From Montefiore

Parents of adopted children can now consult with a nationally recognized expert in adoption medicine at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore

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Heart Institute, Heart Failure, Stony Brook Medicine, Cardiology, press release

Hal Skopicki Appointed Chief of Cardiology in the Department of Medicine and Deputy Director of Operations in the Stony Brook University Heart Institute

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Hal Skopicki, MD, PhD, has been appointed Chief of Cardiology in the Department of Medicine and Deputy Director of Operations in the Stony Brook University Heart Institute. He is a renowned heart failure specialist, who has led the major effort in advancing the care of patients with advanced cardiac disease since his arrival at Stony Brook in 2006.

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Influenza Expert: “Despite What You’ve Heard, It’s Still a Good Idea to Get Your Flu Shot”

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Mount Sinai Researchers Identify Protein Involved in Cocaine Addiction

Mount Sinai researchers have identified a protein produced by the immune system—granulocyte-colony stimulating factor (G-CSF)—that could be responsible for the development of cocaine addiction.

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Cognitive Decline, NYU Aging Incubator, NYU, NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing, Aging

Older Adults Are Increasingly Identifying - But Still Likely Underestimating - Cognitive Impairment in Their Families

An increasing number of older adults are reporting cognitive impairment in their families over the past two decades, according to a new study led by researchers at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing and East Carolina University's Brody School of Medicine.

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Who Uses Phone Apps to Track Sleep Habits? Mostly the Healthy and Wealthy in U.S.

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The profile of most Americans who use popular mobile phone apps that track sleep habits is that they are relatively affluent, claim to eat well, and say they are in good health, even if some of them tend to smoke.

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Confined Movements: How Cells Form Tubes in Confined Spaces

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A team of scientists from Singapore and France, led by Professor Lim Chwee Teck, Principal Investigator at the Mechanobiology Institute, Singapore and the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the National University of Singapore, has described a novel ‘microtube’-based platform to study how tubular organs, such as the heart and the kidneys, form under the various topographical restrictions commonly experienced inside the body.

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Future Weather Forecasting: It’s all in the “MRI” of Clouds

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A team of researchers at the Stony Brook University School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS), led by Professor Pavlos Kollias, is using news types or radar in combination with current meteorology technology to take an “MRI” of clouds.

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Asthma, asthma treatment, Health Care Costs, Asthma Control, asthma burden

Asthma Costs the U.S. Economy More than $80 Billion Per Year

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Asthma costs the U.S. economy more than $80 billion annually in medical expenses, missed work and school days and deaths, according to new research published online in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society.

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Mount Sinai Health System, Mount Sinai Doctors, Mount Sinai Downtown, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Stuyvesant Town-Peter Cooper Village, Primary Care, Orthopaedic

Mount Sinai Health System Opens New Specialty Practice at Stuyvesant Town-Peter Cooper Village

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Leaders from the community and health system celebrate with ribbon cutting and open house.







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