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Beth Israel’s Ex-Pharmacy Director Accused Of Stealing Nearly 200,000 Oxycodone Pills

A major hospital’s former pharmacy chief stole nearly 200,000 oxycodone pills from the medical center over more than five years and has been charged under a state drug-kingpin law, narcotics prosecutors said Tuesday.

07/08/2014

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Cops: Patient Arrested After Assault On Nurse At Beth Israel

The nurse was not seriously hurt in the incident which followed a more serious one that took place on Friday night, at Brookdale Hospital.

02/10/2014

EMTs and Good Samaritans rush to the aid of a woman in labor on a subway platform in Manhattan on Dec. 19, 2013. (credit: Daniel Krieger)

Woman Gives Birth On Subway Platform

Emergency teams responded to a report of a woman in labor just before 7 p.m. at the Broadway/Lafayette subway station in NoHo. When they arrived, the baby was already delivered.

12/19/2013

People walk by Beth Israel Medical Center in Gramercy. (credit: Getty Images)

DA: Manhattan Doctor Deposited Patients’ Checks Into Own Bank Account

A Manhattan-based obstetrician deposited the checks of his patients into his personal bank account, prosecutors say.

09/11/2013

Interactive "Rain Room" Exhibit At MoMA (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Eye On New York: Diabetes App, Inside MoMA’s Rain Room And More

The Rain Room continues to be a hugely popular installation at the Museum of Modern Art. MoMA’s curator-in-chief, Klaus Biesenbach, discussed the exhibit.

07/21/2013

A couple ride their Citi Bikes from a station near Union Square as the bike sharing system is launched May 27, 2013. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Medical Experts Weigh In With Their Citi Bike Safety Tips

Bike Riders in New York City have pedaled more than a million miles since the start of the Bike Share Program, but now experts are concerned that some people may be setting themselves up for injury.

07/11/2013

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Seen At 11: Drinking More Water Could Be The Cure For Some Serious Ailments

Dehydration is one of the easiest conditions to reverse, according to doctors, but it is also one of the most commonly overlooked.

06/07/2013

Tianna Jackson, he mother Nicola Gaskin, her father Kamau Jackson, and Dr. Joanne Loewy, the Director of the Louis Armstrong Center at Beth Israel Medical Center, in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Music Therapy Helps Premature Babies At Beth Israel NICU

“Their respiratory rate is a little lower, which is very good for them. If you’re in a calmer state you’re going to grow better, faster, and go home sooner,” Dr. Aimee Telsey told WCBS 880’s Marla Diamond.

04/24/2013

Dr. Elizabeth Enschede on Teladoc (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Web Service Helps Treat Flu Patients, Cut Down On Spread Of Virus

Patients feeling under the weather can get full medical advice and care through Teladoc, an Internet and telephone service that links people to primary care doctors.

01/17/2013

Beth Israel Medical Center Emergency Room Dec. 4, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Emergency Rooms See Influx Of Patients As Some Storm-Affected Hospitals Remain Closed

It would be an understatement to say the emergency room at Beth Israel Medical Center in the East Village is bursting at the seams.

12/04/2012

Kids yoga class at Beth Israel Medical Center (credit: CBS 2)

Beth Israel Medical Center Opens Yoga Class To All Kids

Beth Israel Medical Center started the kids yoga program for four to 13-year-olds who were diagnosed with attention deficit disorder and autism, but the program’s director said the health effects of yoga are beneficial for all kids.

10/03/2012

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Study: Genetics And Upbringing May Affect How Some People Behave During A Crisis

People who typically take charge of situations, people who respond sympathetically to others and people who are generally hopeful, are much more likely to intervene.

09/19/2012

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Study: New Video Game May Help Teens Overcome Depression

Sparx, a video game engineered in New Zealand, was developed to help young adults fight depression.

08/17/2012

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UConn Says Jim Calhoun’s Surgery A Success

University of Connecticut men’s basketball coach Jim Calhoun has undergone what the school says was successful surgery to address the spinal condition that has forced him to miss the Huskies’ past seven games.

02/27/2012

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NYPD Officer, 28, Collapses After East River Run And Dies

Police say Officer Sherman Abrams went running along the East River in downtown Manhattan with his academy class on Monday. After completing the run he collapsed and died a short time later.

09/12/2011

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