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Two New York area hospitals to offer free joint replacements in December
Operation Walk is a private, not-for-profit, volunteer medical services organization founded by renowned orthopedic surgeon Lawrence D. Dorr. It provides free surgical treatment for patients in the US and developing countries.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
Two hospitals to offer free hip and knee replacement surgeries for qualifying patients in December
In an era of soaring health care costs, one word rarely encountered is "free," but local doctors will, for a few days in December, offer no-charge hip and knee replacement surgeries for patients who qualify. Franklin Hospital in Valley Stream and Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan will provide the operations for a few needy patients who are either uninsured or underinsured.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
9/11 Focus Is on Remembering, Seeing What Has Changed
Kenneth Solosky was a lieutenant in the New York City Police Department on Sept. 11, 2001, serving as the chief pilot in the aviation unit that flew helicopters for the NYPD.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Rare Respiratory Virus Sending Children To Hospital In U.S.
I am an emergency physician on staff at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, where I have practiced for the past 10 years. I also serve as an adviser to Medscape Emergency Medicine, an educational portal for physicians, and an affiliate of WebMD.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Comedian Joan Rivers Dies at Age 81
Sept. 2, 2014 -- Comedian Joan Rivers died Sept. 4, a week after her heart and breathing stopped during a procedure at a New York endoscopy center, according to media reports.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
The Washington Post
NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly declared cancer free
On this opening day of the 2014-15 NFL regular season, former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly got the best news of all - his doctors declared him cancer free following a series of post-treatment biopsies that all came back negative, ESPN reports . "This is some of the greatest news I've ever gotten," Kelly said in a statement .
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Why Is Joan Rivers in a Medically Induced Coma?
Sept. 2 12014 -- Joan Rivers is stable at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City after a medical emergency Thursday morning.
More Evidence Breast-Feeding Lowers Child's Risk of Infections, Allergies
One suggests that 6-year-olds who were breast-fed have a lower risk of ear, throat and sinus infections compared to bottle-fed infants, while the other finds a similar trend when it comes to allergies.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Standing Up To Cancer: Farrah Fawcett's Dream Continues
I am an emergency physician on staff at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, where I have practiced for the past 10 years.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Prostate Cancer Know-How
While the American Cancer Society predicts that more than 230,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year, outcomes remain positive.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
High-Risk Melanomas Often on Head or Neck, Study Finds
Using this measure, investigators have found that the deadliest skin cancers occur most often on the head and neck of older men with a long history of sun exposure.
Hospital says 'no evidence' of Jim Kelly's cancer
A statement issued Wednesday by Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan says "The treatments so far have completely eliminated Mr. Kelly's pain and his level of function has essentially returned to normal."
Initial tests show Jim Kelly is cancer-free
A doctor for former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly says that preliminary initial examinations show that his sinus cancer treatment appears to be successful.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Antibiotic Might Raise Heart Risks for Some
Taking the widely used antibiotic clarithromycin may boost some patients' odds of dying from heart-related causes, a new study suggests.
What You Need to Know About Prostate Enlargement
Aging typically causes prostate enlargement, which should be monitored on an annual basis.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
New York Daily News
Iraqi teen travels to New York to undergo reconstructive surgery for face deformity
Noor Khafaji, who was born with hemifacial microsomia, will undergo the surgery she waited 19 years for on Monday at Lenox Hill Hospital.