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Leveling Cancer Prevention During LGBTQ+ Pride Month

Innovate LI

June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month, and people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer face numerous health disparities in comparison to those who identify as heterosexual and cisgender. LGBTQ+ individuals may also have a higher risk of cancer due to such disparities. Stony Brook Cancer Center’s Cancer Prevention in Action program is here to help people of all gender identities, expressions and sexual orientations take action against cancer.

The New Normal: How do parents choose between the COVID-19 vaccines available to kids under 5?

News 12

News 12’s Rich Barrabi was joined by Stony Brook Medicine’s Dr. Sharon Nachman to talk about COVID-19 vaccines for children under 5 years old.

COVID-19 vaccine for young kids begins rolling out on LI


Major health care systems including Northwell Health and Stony Brook Medicine said they had not received their doses for children between the ages of 6 months and 4 years as of Monday, but were hoping to get them sometime this week.

Understanding Juneteenth’s History


Here to help us understand Juneteenth’s history is Zebulon Miletsky, an Associate Professor of Africana Studies and History at Stony Brook University.

Chronically Ill WTC Responders Face Higher Risk for Severe COVID-19


World Trade Center (WTC) responders who suffer from exposure-related chronic conditions also face an increased risk for worse COVID-19 outcomes, including long COVID, according to a study published online June 7 in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. Elizabeth Lhuillier, M.D., from Stony Brook University in New York, and colleagues assessed whether conditions resulting from WTC exposures are associated with increased COVID-19 disease severity. The analysis included 1,280 WTC responders with health outcomes data collected prior to and following COVID-19 infection.

People with 9/11-related conditions are more vulnerable to ‘long COVID,’ study says


Tens of thousands of people have chronic conditions stemming from exposure to the World Trade Center site during 9/11 more than 20 years ago. A new report from Stony Brook University draws a connection between these conditions and vulnerability to longer, more severe COVID-19 symptoms.

What Are Monkeypox?

WALK's "The Anna & Raven Show"

To better understand what Monkeypox are, we spoke with the Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Stony Brook Medicine, Dr. Bettina Fries. Listen to the podcast to keep yourself aware of what they are and how to avoid infection!

9/11 Related Illness and COVID


Stony Brook Medicine’s Dr. Benjamin Luft talks about 9/11 first responders’ experience with long COVID.

9/11-Related Illness and COVID


Sophia Hall reports regarding Stony Brook Medicine’s Dr. Benjamin Luft’s research that revealed that 9/11 first responders suffered more from long COVID-19 related symptoms.

The Problem Nobody’s Talking About

Chronicle of Higher Education

“People believe that men are already in positions of privilege, so why would we invest time and money in trying to help them?” said Charles Robbins, who created a male-student-success team at Stony Brook University a decade ago this month.