Beth Israel Medical Center
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.
The nurse was not seriously hurt in the incident which followed a more serious one that took place on Friday night, at Brookdale Hospital.
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.
A Manhattan-based obstetrician deposited the checks of his patients into his personal bank account, prosecutors say.
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.
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.
Dehydration is one of the easiest conditions to reverse, according to doctors, but it is also one of the most commonly overlooked.
“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.
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.
It would be an understatement to say the emergency room at Beth Israel Medical Center in the East Village is bursting at the seams.
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.
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.
Sparx, a video game engineered in New Zealand, was developed to help young adults fight depression.
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.
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.