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Stony Brook Univeristy Establishes Robert David Lion Gardiner Chair in American History With Gift From Gardiner Foundation

East Hampton Press

Stony Brook University recently announced plans to create an endowed chair in the Department of History following a major gift from the Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation.

USA advises abstinence, condom use to prevent Zika spread

NYSE Post

Asked about the guidance to pregnant women, Dr. Susan Donelan, medical director of the epidemiology department at Stony Brook University Hospital, said: "I can understand the Brazilian Health Ministry being concerned about not leaving out any potential mechanism for transmission, even if it’s theoretical".

There Is No Longer Doubt: Zika Causes Microencephaly

Forbes

"I am personally convinced by this study that Zika is vertically transmitted [from mother to fetus] and infects the brains of infants, who then are born with microencephaly," said Saul Hymes, MD, an assistant professor of clinical pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease at Stony Brook Children’s Hospital in New York. "That seems like a solid link to me."

Why cities like Flint transport water using pipes made with a poison

Michigan Radio

The Flint water crisis has attracted attention and outrage from all over the globe, but unfortunately, the city of Flint isn’t the first to have its population affected by lead.

Listening to Your Heart on Valentine’s Day

Psychology Today

Joanne Davila writes "the dates, and popularity, of the original Emily Dickinson quote and the recent Selena Gomez song title suggest one thing: the idea that the heart wants what it wants is timeless and reflects a deep emotional experience that people can relate to. But is it a healthy one?"

Javed Butler, MD: A nationally recognized HF investigator

Healio - Cardiology Today

As a physician and researcher specializing in the management and treatment of HF, Javed Butler, MD, MPH, MBA, FACC, FAHA, FESC, has studied the entire spectrum of HF from prevention to treatment, with a special emphasis on management of patients with advanced HF.

Algal blooms, rising temps caused fish kills in Peconic River, report says

Newsday

Investigators with the Suffolk County Department of Health Services, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Cornell University and Stony Brook’s School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences — which conducted the study — found normal levels of nutrients, bacteria and pesticides in the water, discounting the possibility of illegal discharge, spills or the presence of toxic substances.

In Brazil, Pregnant Women Urged to Be Cautious With a Kiss

ABC News

In a sign of mounting global concern over the Zika virus, health officials on Friday warned pregnant women to think twice about the lips they kiss and called on men to use condoms with pregnant partners if they have visited countries where the virus is present….Asked about the guidance to pregnant women, Dr. Susan Donelan, medical director of the epidemiology department at Stony Brook (N.Y.) University Hospital, said: "I can understand the Brazilian Health Ministry being concerned about not leaving out any potential mechanism for transmission, even if it’s theoretical."

NCAA tourney contender Stony Brook shows ‘You Can Play’

USA Today

The warmup shirts on the court match the scoreboard, which is lit up like the rainbow to match the LGBT pride flag.

Couple who found each other on Tinder match for kidney donation

Fox News

When Alana Duran and Lori Interlicchio swiped right on each other on Tinder, signaling a mutual interest, they never realized their match would later be life-saving.

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