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2011-11-07 10:33:50

Most women with lupus can safely carry out pregnancy Hospital for Special Surgery physician-scientists who focus on arthritis, lupus, vasculitis and related conditions are traveling from New York City to Chicago this week to share their recent findings at the 75th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR). Special Surgery investigators will present advances that should influence the future of clinical care. Of the meeting's highlights, results from the...

2011-08-10 10:00:00

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The PGA of America announced today that Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), a world leader in orthopedics and rheumatology, has been named the Official Hospital of The PGA of America. HSS will partner with The PGA on future health and wellness initiatives, including sponsorship of the Let's Move On Course! program at the upcoming 93rd PGA Championship at Atlanta Athletic Club in Johns Creek, Ga. (Logo:...

2011-07-22 09:30:00

NEW YORK, July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Two-wheeled tricks and stunts will draw millions of viewers to ESPN's 17th annual X-Games from July 28-31 in Los Angeles. But they may also land thousands of children -- eager to replicate the stunts seen on television -- in emergency rooms around the country with preventable injuries such as fractures, sprains and concussions. While research from the Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) shows that almost one-third of skateboarding injuries...

2011-07-20 00:00:32

Hospital Ranks Nationally in 15 of 16 Specialties on U.S. News Best Hospitals Honor Roll New York, NY (PRWEB) July 19, 2011 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital ranks #1 in New York and among the top six in the U.S. out of the nearly 5,000 hospitals evaluated by U.S. News Media & World Report for their 2011-12 Best Hospitals rankings. One of the largest and most comprehensive medical centers in the nation, NewYork-Presbyterian is also listed on U.S. News' prestigious Honor Roll, which...

2011-07-18 23:01:00

NEW YORK, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report has once again named Hospital for Special Surgery the top hospital in the country for orthopedics in its 2011 "America's Best Hospitals" issue. The hospital has also ranked as a leader in rheumatology at number two in the nation. In addition, neurology was ranked at No. 19. "We are deeply honored to be recognized nationally as the best in our specialized fields," said Louis A. Shapiro, president and CEO of Hospital for...

2011-07-15 09:52:00

NEW YORK, July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Swimming is one of the best forms of exercise. It's easy on the joints and provides a terrific workout in terms of aerobic exercise and improving muscle strength. With summer here, many people are gearing up to get back in the swim. Competitive swimmers may be training for triathlons that often take place during warm weather months. At a recent conference focusing on the endurance athlete at Hospital for Special Surgery, Dr. Scott A. Rodeo...

2011-07-14 13:20:36

A new study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery has identified patients who are at a higher risk of morbidity and mortality when undergoing knee replacement surgery in both legs at the same time. The study found that patients who have a history of significant medical problems, especially congestive heart failure or pulmonary hypertension, are at increased risk for major complications. "What we sought to do for the first time with this study, was to provide evidence-based risk...


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