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Staten Island hospital gets $28M in relief
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:56:00 EST
Staten Island University Hospital is getting $28 million in federal Sandy relief to beef up its ability to combat future storms. Both campuses of the hospital are vulnerable to flooding and are...

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LICH deal collapses after hiring dispute
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:35:00 EST
NYU Langone Medical Center has abandoned plans to take over Long Island College Hospital, leaving the fate of medical services at the Cobble Hill, Brooklyn, site uncertain.   The...

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Labor dispute keeps LICH in limbo
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:35:00 EST
NYU Langone Medical Center won't be taking over Long Island College Hospital just yet. After a court hearing this morning, a temporary restraining order issued Aug. 27 that barred NYU Langone from...

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NY nurses press for higher staffing levels
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:08:00 EST
About 700 nurses and supporters rallied Wednesday outside the offices of the Greater New York Hospital Association to press for higher staffing levels at hospitals. The demonstration by the New York...

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NFL revamp drug policy, adds HGH testing
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:22:00 EST
The National Football League will add human growth hormone testing for the first time by the end of this month as part of a revamp of its performance-enhancing drug use policy. Under the revisions,...

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Hospitals faced 'critical challenges' after storm
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:19:00 EST
When Superstorm Sandy slammed into the Northeast nearly two years ago, hospitals found themselves dealing with surges in patients, lost power supplies and employees who couldn't get to...

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Montefiore revises docs' office to appease community
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:37:00 EST
Montefiore Medical Center and its partner Simone Healthcare Development presented a revised design for a building project Monday night to the Land Use Committee of Bronx Community Board 8. Despite...

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LetterJ CEO | Juilliard School director | Convene VP
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:30:00 EST
LetterJ: Jason Somerfeld, 48, joined the men's boutique as chief executive and president. He was previously senior vice president at Loehmann's. Criteo: Mollie Spilman, 46, joined the global...

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NY bid to halt Alzheimer's drug swap
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:04:00 EST
New York's attorney general is trying to stop a manufacturer from discontinuing its drug widely used to treat Alzheimer's patients. He argues the manufacturer is illegally driving patients to its...

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Report highlights health risks of nail salons
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:00:00 EST
When New Yorkers visit the nail salon, they want carefully painted nails polished in the hues of the season—not ingrown toenails, bacterial infections or fungi. Yet there’s very little...

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