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Long Island College Hospital BIG DL

Winning Takeover Bid For Long Island College Hospital Falls Apart

The winning bid to take over operation of Long Island College Hospital officially fell through on Monday, and the prospective operator blamed SUNY.

05/05/2014

Long Island College Hospital BIG DL

Long Island College Hospital Suffers Devastating Setback In Fight To Stay Open

Mayor Bill de Blasio is calling on state officials to negotiate with other firms after the winning bidder’s ability to open a full-scale hospital fell through.

04/30/2014

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Water Main Bursts At Maimonides Medical Center

A single pipe broke at the ambulance bay inside hospital and flooded the area.

01/08/2014

A woman crosses Lexington Avenue on Jan. 24, 2013. (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Tips For Staying Safe In Bitter Cold

The forecast high of 13 degrees hasn’t been seen in the region since 1994. And with windchills, it’ll feel even colder.

01/06/2014

Theresa Lana poses with a 'breast cancer survivor' shirt. (credit: CBS 2)

In Remission And On A Mission: Breast Cancer Survivor Lends Help To Others

Theresa Lana’s doctor said the odds were stacked against her, but noted that Lana’s incredible spirit helped her get through chemotherapy, radiation and six surgeries.

08/08/2013

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3 Broadway Performances Set To Be Staged Especially For Those With Autism

The Theatre Development Fund has announced a new roster of Broadway performances for the 2013-14 season – specifically geared toward people with autism.

07/14/2013

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Boy, 3, Dies After Being Dropped Off At Bensonhurst Day Care Center

He was rushed to Maimonides Medical Center where he died, the boy did not have any obvious signs of trauma. The Medical Examiner is working to determine the cause of death.

07/07/2013

Rosemary Pineda-Gelb, Eric Gelb, 19-month-old Ethan Gelb (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Brooklyn Family In March Of Babies To Honor One Son, Remember Another

Rosemary Pineda-Gelb gave birth to twin boys 14 weeks early. Ethan survived. Caleb did not.

04/24/2013

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

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WCBS 880 Special Series: Bad Medicine – Part 8 – Dr. Battles Pharmaceutical Co.’s In Fight Against Overprescription

“The sales for these medications continue to skyrocket, to a point at which the U.S. is now consuming more than 80 percent of the entire world’s opioid supply,” Dr. Andrew Kolodny told WCBS 880’s Irene Cornell.

05/21/2012

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WCBS 880 Special Series: Bad Medicine – Part 7 – Doctors Battle Overprescription

It usually takes a celebrity death to grab the headlines, but there have been 100,000 fatal overdoses in this country in the past 10 years because to narcotic painkillers, WCBS 880’s Irene Cornell reported.

05/20/2012

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Brooklyn DA Investigating Death Of Baby Following Circumcision Ritual

The Brooklyn district attorney isinvestigating the death of a 2-week-old at Maimonides Medical Center last September.

03/07/2012

Rosa Dominguez with her newborn baby. (credit: Peter Haskell, WCBS 880)

Baby Boy Delivered In Minivan Outside Maimonides Medical Center

A newborn baby boy in Brooklyn could hardly wait to make his grand entrance into the world.

07/21/2011

Pregnant Belly (file / credit: Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

Doctors Continue Battle To Prevent Premature Birth

Doctors working to bring down the ever-growing rate of premature birth say prevention starts with the parents.

04/29/2011