Status: It's (still) complicated.


“You love to run into the arms of anyone. Take off your shoes and socks and stay awhile. You like the adrenaline rush just a little too much. 

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I Rode in Cycle for Survival's Times Square Takeover and You Should Too

Friday night I rode in my first Cycle for Survival Times Square Takeover. It was everything.

I heard about Cycle for Survival from my friend who has participated in it for years, first with and then in honor of his fiance, who battled rare cancer. 500 more words

The Tristen Phase

An artist's work brings hope, comfort, and energy to help beat youth cancer odds.

My brother Stephen, an artist, sent me an email on September 20th with a link to a September 18th Huffington Post blog by Jim Luce about Stephen’s installation “Whisper” at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. 355 more words


Canines who care: Therapy dogs from PCV fixtures at local hospitals

By Sabina Mollot

In Town & Village’s first ever Dog Days of Summer issue four years ago, we profiled the dog therapy duo Christy Brown and her Maltese pooch Lacey, who together brightened the days of patients undergoing treatment at the Hospital for Joint Diseases. 1,037 more words

Peter Cooper Village

Memorial Sloan-Kettering To Build Outpatient Center At Nassau Coliseum Site

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A town board has approved a site plan for Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center to build a $140 million, 105,000 square-foot outpatient treatment and research facility at Long Island’s Nassau Coliseum site. 173 more words


Marlaina Palmeri, Ph.D.

Dr. Palmeri is a notable educator working with schools to create systems and processes that inspire and motivate administrators, teachers, parents and students.  She focuses on creating exemplary charter schools, as well as the transformation and turnaround of failing schools under the educational reform agenda. 179 more words


Healthcare's War on Costs Is Really a War on Patients

No matter what side of the aisle you’re on, we can all agree that medical progress should be celebrated and accelerated, not halted or even slowed. 737 more words