NYU Langone Medical Center

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Study: Lumpectomy Combined With Radiation Could Be Powerful Weapon In Fight Against Breast Cancer

Researchers recently found that out of 112,000 women in California who were suffering from early stage breast cancer, the patients who received lumpectomies and radiation were 14 percent less likely to die than those who had mastectomies.

01/28/2013

NYU Langone Medical Center in Manhattan - Dec. 27, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

NYU Langone Medical Center Opens Urgent Care Center As Recovery From Sandy Continues

While the ER undergoes repairs and renovations, emergency doctors and nurses will staff a round-the-clock Urgent Care Center to treat adults and children walk-in patients in need of immediate care, the hospital announced.

01/14/2013

Ferry Crash Injuries

Getting Ferry Passengers To Hospitals Is Harder In Post-Sandy New York City

Getting the injured to the hospital after the Seastreak Wall Street ferry crash Wednesday was not as easy as it would have been before Superstorm Sandy hit Lower Manhattan last October.

01/09/2013

NYU Langone Medical Center in Manhattan - Dec. 27, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

NYU Langone Medical Center Reopens Weeks After Flooding

Nearly two months after superstorm Sandy flooded it and forced an emergency evacuation, NYU Langone Medical Center is set to reopen Thursday.

12/27/2012

NYU Langone Medical Center Auditorium

Cuomo Hopes Sandy Relief Package Will Help NYU Hospital

As the recovery from Superstorm Sandy continues, financial help is starting to trickle in, and Gov. Andrew Cuomo hopes it will help with reconstruction efforts at NYU Langone Medical Center on the East Side.

12/16/2012

Bellevue Hospital

Real Life New York City ER Dramas During Sandy Trump Anything On Television

There have been so many stories of fear, bravery and determination following Superstorm Sandy, perhaps none so dramatic as those from several New York City hospitals forced to evacuate in the middle of the storm.

11/20/2012

Hospital workers evacuate patient Deborah Dadlani from NYU Langone Medical Center. (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

Smaller Facilities Forced To Pick Up Slack For Hospitals Damaged During Sandy

From Manhattan to Queens, hospitals remained closed Wednesday night while smaller facilities are being forced to pick up the slack. A lack of space at the city’s medical facilities is leaving no room for error.

11/14/2012

Hospital workers evacuate patient Deborah Dadlani from NYU Langone Medical Center. (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

NYU Langone Medical Center’s Outpatient Procedures To Resume On Monday

The physician offices, outpatient procedures and diagnostic testing sites will resume operation starting on Monday, according to a release sent out by the hospital. The main hospital and the emergency room, however, will remain closed due to superstorm Sandy.

11/03/2012

Ambulances line up to evacuate patients from NYU Hospital after Sandy knocked out power on Oct. 29, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Hundreds Of Patients Safely Evacuated From NYU Medical Center; Research Reportedly Destroyed

EMTs from as far away as Florida and Texas are in New York helping out.

10/30/2012

Jennifer Cannizzaro

NYC’s ‘Baby Friendly Initiative’ Pushes More Moms To Breastfeed

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the city Department of Health hope to spread the initiative to as many as 24 other hospitals.

04/19/2012

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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Patients Check In At NYU Hospital With Hand Scan

New technology is helping hospitals get information about their patients without a single piece of paper.

07/29/2011

Heidi Sanders (right) with new daughter Abigail (credit: CBS)

Surrogate Delivers Baby For Sister Diagnosed With Cervical Cancer

The sound of a baby crying is one every new mother knows, but Heidi Sanders’ daughter Abigail didn’t arrive like most babies.

05/06/2011

Everly Weinholtz

HealthWatch: Probiotics Help Ease Colic

A new study in the journal “Pediatrics” shows there is a possible treatment that could help. The small study found that infants who took a daily drop of a probiotic supplement cried one-third less than babies who didn’t.

08/18/2010

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