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Mets’ Eric Young Jr. pays a visit to children at Stony Brook hospital

Times Beacon Record

To the Major League Baseball community he’s known to lead the National League in stolen bases, but on Thursday, April 17, Eric Young Jr. stole the hearts of patients, family and staff at Stony Brook Children’s Hospital.

Stony Brook Hospital doctors save pregnant Long Island woman, baby with risky open-heart surgery

The Daily News

Pregnant with her third baby, Sharon Savino knew something was terribly wrong. The 25-year-old woman had developed a bad cough in the weeks before Christmas last year, and felt constantly exhausted as she ended her second trimester. At times, her heart would race. "I thought it was just from the pregnancy," Savino said — until the day she coughed up blood.

Doctors saved pregnant woman after performing open-heart surgery to remove egg-sized tumor

Daily Mail

While most expectant moms fret over decorating the nursery in the weeks leading up to their baby’s delivery, Sharon Savino had a more pressing matter on her mind – the egg-sized tumor growing in her heart.

Governor Cuomo Announces $250,000 In SUNY Awards to Support Medical Research and Innovation

Long Island.com

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that five new projects have been selected for investment by the SUNY Technology Accelerator Fund (TAF), which accelerates the development and commercialization of innovations created by SUNY students, faculty, and staff.

Mets outfielder Eric Young Jr. visits children at Stony Brook University Hospital cancer center

News 12

New York Mets outfielder Eric Young Jr. visited children at Stony Brook University Hospital’s cancer center Thursday.

Mets outfielder Eric Young Jr. visits kids at Stony Brook Hospital on day off

NY Daily News

Young, who answered a Twitter request to visit the hospital, spent two hours signing autographs and coloring in books with close to 30 kids, visiting the pediatric wing and the cancer center.

Fan tweet brings Mets outfielder to visit sick kids

Newsday

Prompted by a tweet from a fan, the Mets’ Eric Young Jr. visited patients at Stony Brook Children’s Hospital on April 17, 2014.

Federal Investment in Research Still Essential

Huffington Post

In her well-reviewed 2013 book, The Entrepreneurial State, distinguished economist Mariana Muzzacato lays out an insightful and outstanding argument for increased governmental support for scientific and technological innovation. She explains that through its support of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA), and other agencies and departments, the U.S. government created an environment ripe for innovation to occur.

Women’s heart-attack symptoms and treatments often differ

Newsday

Heart attack never crossed Cindy Bennett’s mind. Swamped in a cold sweat, nauseated and consumed by what she called the shakes, Bennett, 53, of Port Jefferson said she never felt worse.

Vacation pre-tanning: do or don’t?

Newsday

As schools let out for spring break and families head to warmer, more tropical beach locales, a popular question arises in pre-vacation planning: to tan or not to tan?

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