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New Devices Take the Pain Out of Hospital Visits

Wall Street Journal

"If we are the ones inflicting pain, we need to do something proactively to minimize it," says Sergey Kunkov, director of the pediatric emergency department at Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, part of Stony Brook Medicine in New York.

New Tech Tries to Take Sting Out of Health Care

Wall Street Journal-Video

New approaches are making it easier to avoid pain, including needle-less blood draws and inhaled pain medications. WSJ’s Laura Landro joins Tanya Rivero and includes Stony Brook Medicine as a location where eliminating pain for childhood patients is a priority.

Why are we the only human species still alive


Several million years ago, when a great many hominin species lived side-by-side, they mainly ate plants. "There is no evidence they were systematically preying on large animals," says John Shea of Stony Brook University in New York, US.

Life on Mars? NASA says planet appears to have flowing water


"The evidence is certainly provocative, but there is still need for further study," said Deanne Rogers, an assistant professor of geosciences at Stony Brook University.

Expert Tips for Preventing Kids’ Sports Injuries

Health Cast

"The biggest problem right now is that many children and teens are not taking time off from their sports activities," said Dr. James Penna, an orthopedic surgeon at Stony Brook University Hospital in Stony Brook, N.Y.

Stony Brook University opening observatory to public Sunday night for viewing of supermoon, total lunar eclipse


With a rare celestial event on tap for Sunday night, Stony Brook University is hosting a moon viewing, opening up its rooftop telescope observatory to the public, a university spokeswoman said.

Extend Georgica Crab Ban

East Hampton Star

Christopher Gobler of Stony Brook University, who has led a monitoring program of waterways under trustee jurisdiction for the past three years, had detected patches of rust tide in Three Mile Harbor, Ms. McNally said, and has increased his sampling to occur weekly. He will deliver an update when he has more information, she said.

The Exhaustion Epidemic

Huffington Post

Consider this: In 2010, women across the U.S. named fatigue among their top five health concerns in WebMD’s annual Year in Health survey. A 2013 survey by the Pew Research Center found that there is literally no job more exhausting than being a mother. In the American Psychological Association’s 2012 Stress in America survey, 45 percent of women reported feeling fatigue due to stress. And in a 2011 study, researchers at Stony Brook University in New York found that women consistently report higher levels of fatigue than men do.

4 Ways Gender Equality is Good for Men

"White men in Europe and the US are the beneficiaries of the single greatest affirmation action program in the history of the world. It is called the history of the world," quips Stony Brook University Professor Michael Kimmel in his new TEDWomen talk.

What happens when you act too manly at work

Washington Post

Inside a granite Manhattan tower, 13 stories above Madison Square Park, masculinity expert and Stony Brook University professor Michael Kimmel advises employees at a major bank to drop the macho act.

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