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Roosevelt Hospital - New York, NY - Sep 5, 2011 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

NYC Hospitals Cited For Leaving Items In Patients, Using Wrong Blood

Several New York City hospitals have landed on the 2011 watch list after reporting deadly patient-safety lapses including leaving sponges and surgical instruments inside patients, according to the Niagara Health Quality Coalition.

09/05/2011

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Valerie Fund Helps NJ Child Cancer Patients Reach Higher, Want To Give Back

All this week, we’ve been hearing about the amazing work of the Valerie Fund. Today, we have the story of two amazing child cancer patients and their hopes for the future.

06/09/2011

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Toddler Dies Following Routine Circumcision At NYC Hospital

Jamaal Coleson Jr., who would have turned 2 next month, died on Tuesday, hours after undergoing the medical procedure at Beth Israel Medical Center.

05/05/2011

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Obesity A Growing Concern In Pregnant Mothers And Newborns

In some parts of the city, 1 in 3 expectant mothers are considered obese and Dr. Adam Buckley, an OB/GYN and patient safety expert at Beth Israel Medical Center, calls it a “significant problem.”

04/25/2011

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