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Chris Lapak of Copiague, Long Island, was saved after 11 minutes of clinical death during the New York City Triathlon. (Credit: CBS 2)

Triathlete Back In Good Health After Being Saved From Clinical Death

A Long Island man was clinically dead for 11 minutes when his heart stopped during the New York City Triathlon this past summer, but he has defied the odds.

10/24/2014

Chris Christie (credit: Michael Loccisano
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Gov. Christie Releases Report On Personal Medical History

The two-page letter from his cardiologist says the 51-year-old Christie has no medical limitations and is “fit to serve as governor.”

10/26/2013

Dr. Jose Katz (katzcardiomedicalcenters.com)

Prominent Cardiologist Admits Record $19 Million Medical Billing Fraud Scheme

A cardiologist with offices in New York City and New Jersey carried out what federal authorities called the largest health care fraud ever recorded by a single practitioner in those states.

04/10/2013

Doctor (file/credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Aetna Sues 6 NJ Doctors For Overbilling

The lawsuits stem from hospital care where patients were referred to in-network hospitals but received care from out-of-network physicians. The doctors don’t have contracts and set their own fees.

03/25/2011

LI Doctor Gets Jail For Toilet Spying

A doctor who hid a video camera in the bathroom of his Manhasset medical office has been sentenced to 45 days in jail.

01/22/2011