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2014-04-15 16:27:15

A New York, NY Board Certified physician specializing in Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Cary Chapman, is a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 2014. NEW YORK, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America's trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has selected New York's Orthopaedic Surgery specialist Dr. Cary Chapman for inclusion in its highly selective list of Regional Top Doctors this year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140415/73248 Castle...

2014-04-08 23:00:10

Dr. Ali G. Gharavi, a leading kidney disease researcher, has been appointed chief of the division of nephrology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Gharavi, also an associate professor of medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and director of its renal physiology and pathophysiology course, joined NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia in 2003. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 New Nephrology Chief Named at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia...

2014-04-04 23:28:25

Older adults are especially susceptible to heat-related injuries and heat stroke. Dr. Evelyn Granieri, director of geriatrics at NewYork-Presbyterian/Allen Hospital, and Dr. Michael Stern, co-director of the Geriatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, explain why. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Older adults are especially susceptible to heat-related injuries and heat stroke. Dr. Evelyn Granieri, director of geriatrics at...

2014-03-24 23:00:07

Research led by doctors from NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center finds that universal neuromuscular training—which focuses on the optimal way to bend, jump, land, and pivot the knee—is an effective and inexpensive way for adolescent athletes to avoid anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) sprains and tears. The findings were presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) on March 14, 2014. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 25, 2014...

2014-03-19 23:00:41

Katie Couric, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and its Jay Monahan Center for Gastrointestinal Health, and the Entertainment Industry Foundation's (EIF) National Colorectal Cancer Research Alliance (NCCRA) want you to "Make That Call" to your doctor for colon cancer screening if you are 50 or older or otherwise at high risk for colon cancer. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Katie Couric, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and its Jay Monahan Center for Gastrointestinal Health,...

2014-02-20 23:31:31

Presented by Dr. Herbert Pardes, Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees, New York-Presbyterian, The University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell - The American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians (ABQAURP) announces a featured session for its 2014 Conference: “Getting Paid for Innovation and High Value Outcomes: The Path to Cost Effective, Accessible Health Care for All” New Port Richey, FL (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Friday, May 2, 2014 Disney’s...

2014-01-16 23:00:20

In a novel approach to stroke research, investigators from NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center will collaborate to create the New York Stroke Trials Network of Columbia and Cornell. The network is one of 25 regional stroke centers across the country funded by the National Institutes of Health Stroke Trials Network (NIH StrokeNet), announced by the National Institutes of Health in December 2013. New York, NY (PRWEB)...

2013-11-21 23:01:20

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital has named Florence and Herbert Irving the inaugural recipients of the Samuel Bard Leadership Award for Commitment to Health Care. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 NewYork-Presbyterian Honors Florence and Herbert Irving with Inaugural Samuel Bard Award Over three decades, the Irvings have transformed cancer care at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center, giving over $200 million in gifts. NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital has...

2013-11-02 23:00:09

With the NYC Marathon right around the corner, runners competing in this year's race are focusing on last-minute strategies to enhance their performance. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 03, 2013 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital physician offers injury-prevention advice. With the NYC Marathon right around the corner, runners competing in this year's race are focusing on last-minute strategies to enhance their performance. But experts caution that people who jump onto the marathon...

2013-11-01 23:00:13

Patricia Nicholas, a registered dietitian at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, says you can avoid this psychological turmoil by adding “new favorites” to the traditional dishes. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 02, 2013 Holiday dinners are filled with heaping dishes of comfort foods, fattening favorites and savory treats. It is no wonder these meals often leave us feeling stuffed with guilt and holiday remorse. Patricia Nicholas, a registered dietitian at...