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2014-07-23 16:27:21

NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center recently published a study in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology that confirms The Dia Method(®) 's efficacy in curing diastasis recti postpartum, a condition often referred to as "mommy pooch." The study, entitled "Postnatal exercise can reverse diastasis recti," was published in the prestigious Green Journal and is the first published research that definitively...

2014-07-01 23:02:10

Lawrence Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital have established a new relationship aimed at enhancing care, improving access, and lowering health care costs for residents of Bronxville and surrounding communities in Westchester County. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Hospital in Bronxville Renamed NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital Lawrence Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital have established a new relationship aimed at enhancing care, improving access, and lowering...

2014-06-30 23:12:32

The new Advisory Board’s diverse, highly skilled brain trust brings together expertise in medicine, science, health technology, patient advocacy, and business to help guide the strategic direction of Medivizor’s award-winning service. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Today, Medivizor, a pioneer in personalized health information and patient education, announces the formation of its Advisory Board. Internationally recognized experts on a wide range of medical domains and healthcare...

2014-06-24 12:24:26

Michael Porter of Harvard, Elizabeth Nabel of Brigham & Women's, Kenneth Davis of Mount Sinai, Carl Armato of Novant Health and Esther Dyson of EDVenture Holdings to headline event WASHINGTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report today announced that Michael Porter, world renowned Harvard Business School professor and author of "Redefining Health Care," will deliver the opening keynote address at the U.S. News Hospital of Tomorrow conference, taking place October 6-8,...

2014-06-11 16:26:53

WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Barbra Streisand brought her passion for women's heart disease to Capitol Hill today where she met with key Congressional leaders and the Senate and House Women's Caucuses. Ms. Streisand also met with senior officials from National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Her message was clear. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140611/117131 "Heart disease is the...

2014-06-10 23:17:50

For nine years running, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital ranks in more pediatric specialties than any other New York metro area hospital in U.S.News & World Report's "Best Children's Hospitals." New York, NY (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 NEW YORK (June 10, 2014) – For nine years running, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital ranks in more pediatric specialties than any other New York metro area hospital in U.S.News & World Report's "Best Children's Hospitals."...

2014-05-16 23:00:17

NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center joins tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) organizations around the world in observing the third annual TSC Global Awareness Day on May 15, 2014. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 17, 2014 NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center joins tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) organizations around the world in observing the third annual TSC Global Awareness Day on May 15, 2014. The rare genetic disorder causes tubers, or noncancerous...

2014-05-07 23:00:29

"NY Med," the hit television series from ABC News, returns to NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital this summer. The second season of the series, which first aired in the summer of 2012, will premiere on Tuesday, June 24, at 10:00 p.m. Eastern time on ABC and will run for eight weeks. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 "NY Med," the hit television series from ABC News, returns to NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital this summer. The second season of the series, which first aired in...

2014-05-01 23:00:33

During National Stroke Awareness Month, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital’s Stroke Centers Offer Tips on How to Recognize and Prevent Strokes New York, NY (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 A stroke can happen in an instant, changing a person's life forever. Strokes – 80 percent of which are caused by a blood clot that blocks blood flow to the brain – are medical emergencies that require immediate attention. The earlier a stroke is recognized and treated, the greater the chance of recovery....

2014-04-30 23:00:49

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital has been recognized for its efforts to promote sustainability with two honors from The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The hospital won the 2014 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for its long-term commitment to energy efficiency and the 2014 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Climate Communications Awards for its outstanding efforts to raise awareness about climate change through its sustainability initiative,...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.