Montefiore Medical Center

Loretta Thomas

Bronx Woman Celebrates Mother’s Day With New Heart

Loretta Thomas feels lucky to be able to watch her grandson grow up.


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Nutritionist Offers Tips For Keeping Kids Healthy While Stuck Inside This Winter

Just letting kids sit around the house should not be an option, said Allie Matarasso, clinical dietitian at Montefiore Medical Center.


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Police: Motorcyclist Killed In Major Deegan Expressway Crash

Police said a preliminary investigation shows the man’s motorcycle rear-ended a 2006 Mazda van.


Once-conjoined twins Clarence and Carl Aguirre are 12 years old, a decade after being separated as conjoined twins. (Credit: CBS 2)

Once-Conjoined Twins Have Come A Long Way 10 Years After Separation

Conjoined twins Clarence and Carl Aguirre stole the hearts of the Tri-State Area a decade ago, and CBS 2 revisited them Monday as they reached the age of 12.


Millions celebrate New Years Eve with NIVEA hats in Times Square on December 31, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Nivea)

Tips For Getting Your New Year’s Resolution Back On Track

It’s the second day of the new year and the second day of that New Year’s resolution taking hold. Experts say it’s OK to have a resolution fail.


A 14-year-old M.S. 80 student allegedly had the word 'hate' written on her  in marker during an assault by a fellow classmate (credit: CBS 2)

Mother Demands Action After Daughter Allegedly Assaulted At Bronx School

Police arrested an unnamed 12-year-old girl and charged her with misdemeanor assault.


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Cuomo Declares Public Health Emergency As Flu Epidemic Persists

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a public health emergency Saturday, as the flu epidemic rocked the nation and hospitals and urgent care centers saw huge crowds.


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Seen At 11: New Technology Could Prevent Surgeons From Leaving Tools Behind

New technologies can now minimize potentially deadly surgical mistakes that leave instruments and sponges behind.


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Bloomberg: NYC Big Drink Ban ‘Will Help Save Lives’

The new regulation puts a 16-ounce limit on sugary drinks sold at city restaurants, movie theaters, sports venues and street carts and apply to both bottled and fountain drinks.


Latch On NYC Breastfeeding Campaign (credit: NYC Health Dept.)

Latch On NYC Breastfeeding Initiative Takes Effect

A controversial city-wide program took effect Monday. Latch On NYC was designed to support mothers who choose to breastfeed their newborns.


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Kidney Transplant For Bronx Man Whose Sister Died In Surgery Now Postponed

It’s been a devastating ordeal for Roberto Medina, but his family is still hoping for a happy ending.


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Incredible Silver Lining Found In Aftermath Of Transplant Surgery Tragedy

Late last month a woman giving a kidney to her brother died during the surgery. However, late Wednesday night there was a stunning development, one that might just bring solace to a grieving family.


Ramarley Graham's family with Rev. Al Sharpton (credit: CBS 2)

Family Of Bronx Man Shot By Police Joins Rev. Sharpton

According to police, officers thought Ramarley Graham was acting suspiciously on the street.


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NYPD Commissioner Kelly: No Struggle Between Teen, Officer Before Fatal Bronx Shooting

At a briefing Friday, NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly said the sergeant who supervised the officer has also been placed on restricted duty. They had to turn in their guns and badges and will sit behind a desk for 30 days.


Montefiore (credit: Mark Rodriguez/CBS 2)

Montefiore, Nurses Union Avert Strike

The New York State Nurses Association and Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx said Friday they had reached a deal for a new, four-year contract.