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Runner circles Long Island to raise money, awareness to fight Parkinson’s


Wai Law finished up the challenging route with a 28-mile leg that took him from Huntington to Stony Brook. While doing so he raised money for research on Parkinson’s disease and to fund mental health services for young people.

Studies: Vaping numbers down among high school, middle school students


The federal survey found that in 2021, 44% of high school vapers used e-cigarettes at least 20 of the previous 30 days, up from 34% in 2019. That’s probably because nicotine is so highly addictive, said Dr. Rachel Boykan, a pediatrician and professor of clinical pediatrics at the Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University.

Doctors welcome new booster shot; some LIers skeptical


“The further you get from the original strain, the less specific the antibody match is to the virus,” said Dr. Sharon Nachman, chief of pediatric infectious diseases at Stony Brook Medicine.

The New Normal: What’s changing this upcoming school year, and what is staying the same?

News 12

Elizabeth Hashagen was joined by Richard Gatteau, the vice president for student affairs at SUNY Stony Brook, and Karl Koeppel, the Molloy College dean of students, to talk about what students can expect for the upcoming school year.

Could this be the reason for the recent shark sightings?

Fox Weather

Bradley Peterson, a professor of marine science at Stony Brook University, told FOX Weather that the sightings could be the result of conservation work.

Senate OKs $280B tech bill; Schumer says it will bring jobs to LI


Richard Reeder, vice president for research for Stony Brook University, said in a statement that the measure “will help increase American competitiveness in semiconductor [research and development] and manufacturing while at the same time boosting New York companies and research universities like Stony Brook University.”

With shark sightings on the rise on East Coast, scientists theorize conservation efforts may play a role

Fox News

“Sharks don’t live in polluted and contaminated areas,” Chris Paparo, manager at Stony Brook University’s Marine Sciences Center, told the Wall Street Journal. “So what we’re seeing now is a success story.”

Shark Attacks Off East Coast Spur Fear—and Some Theories

Wall Street Journal

“Sharks don’t live in polluted and contaminated areas,” said Chris Paparo, manager at Stony Brook University’s Marine Sciences Center. “So what we’re seeing now is a success story.”

Stony Brook Heart Institute Introduces Cardiogenic Shock Program

Three Village Patch

The Stony Brook Heart Institute has created a state-of-the-art comprehensive Cardiogenic Shock Program, which on a moment’s notice brings together a multi-disciplinary team of experts in advanced cardiac care including critical care, heart failure, interventional cardiology and cardiac surgery to care for these critically sick patients.

Long Island hospitals score top national rankings

Long Island Business News

“I’m delighted that Stony Brook Medicine continues to garner national recognition,” Dr. Hal Paz, executive vice president of Health Sciences and CEO of Stony Brook University Medicine, said in a statement.