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

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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


Seen At 11: Doctor Says Exercise Could Hold The Key To Fighting Chronic Disease

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The next time you visit your doctor, he or she may write a prescription for the gym instead of the pharmacy. 314 more words


What Your Hospital Can Learn from the HONY Memorial Sloan-Kettering Posts

 If you haven’t seen the beautiful photography and heart-wrenching stories from Memorial Sloan-Kettering on Humans of New York’s Facebook page, do yourself a favor and… 287 more words

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doing it again ...

Running the 2015 NYC Marathon was definitely an experience like no other. There was something so fascinating of going through each borough and seeing the city in such a different and unique perspective. 162 more words