St. Francis Hospital

Al Toma, 90, and Rose Repke, 93, volunteer at St. Francis Hospital in Roslyn on New Year's Eve (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

LI Hospital Volunteers, 90 And 93, Spread Cheer

The pair brought New Year’s hats and cookies to patients as they stopped by rooms at St. Francis Hospital in Roslyn on Tuesday.

12/31/2013

Heart surgery patients Anastasia Bakhtiarova and Katya Lebedeva, brought to Long Island for surgery through the Russian Gift of Life program. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

L.I. Doctor Successfully Performs Surgery On 2 Russian Girls Through Gift Of Life Program

Katya Lebedeva, 15, and Anastasia Bakhtiarova, 10, are from the same small village in Russia. They were both given only a few more years to live because of congenital heart defects.

10/04/2013

Woman Blowing Nose (credit: clipart)

Experts Warn Allergy Season Could Be Worse Due To Superstorm Sandy

There could be a one-two punch this allergy season. That’s because the normal springtime allergies could be coupled with mold hidden behind the walls of homes flooded by Sandy.

04/07/2013

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Could The Big Game Be Bad For Your Heart?

Dr. Richard Shlofmitz from St. Francis Hospital says screaming at the TV while chowing down on unhealthy foods isn’t the best combination for your heart.

02/04/2012

Arlene Miller, 94, was among those honored for volunteer work at St. Francis Hospital. (credit: Sophia Hall, WCBS 880)

Seniors Honored For Volunteer Work At St. Francis Hospital On LI

Volunteer Bob Kirsch said that he simply felt blessed for all that has been given to him and wanted to give back to others.

05/13/2011

Hospital Bed (credit: CBS 2)

Conn. Woman, 2 Girls Hurt After Being Trapped By Falling Branch

A woman and two young girls were hospitalized after being trapped under a large tree limb in Hartford while watching a little league baseball game.

10/16/2010