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Stony Brook professors to lead expeditions measuring air pollution

Newsday

Stony Brook University educators will spearhead a pair of federally funded scientific research expeditions, utilizing sophisticated planes to measure air pollution in the metropolitan area and the Arctic, officials announced Monday.

SBU libraries to document Stony Brook’s experience with COVID-19

Times Beacon Record

The hospital not only saw the heroic actions of doctors and nurses already on Stony Brook Medicine’s staff, but was also assisted by visiting nurses; medical students who graduated early to help fight on the frontlines; doctors and researchers jumping on ways to find a possible cure as quickly as possible; and essential workers who played an integral role in ensuring every process and procedure ran as smoothly as possible.

New York colleges flunked by experts for failure to report on COVID-19

New York Post

On the plus side, New York state’s Stony Brook University earned an A, as did Colgate, Vassar, Cornell, Brown, Harvard, Yale and Tulane.

Nassau, Suffolk prefer persuasion when it comes to COVID-19 enforcement

Newsday

Compliance with social-distancing and mask-wearing guidelines is especially important as the weather cools and people spend more time indoors — where the virus spreads more easily — and as higher-risk venues such as gyms reopen, said Dr. Susan Donelan, medical director of health care epidemiology at Stony Brook Medicine.

Two Stony Book Hospitals Named National Leaders in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality

Southampton Press/27 East.com

Last week, the National LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Index of the Human Rights Campaign Foundation named Stony Brook Southampton Hospital and Stony Brook University Hospital as Leaders in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality. Out of 765 healthcare organizations that applied, 495, or 65 percent, earned the recognition.

SBU Doctor Discusses Local Lung Issues Amid Western Wildfires

Times Beacon Record

The danger is “not just at the site of the fire,” said Dr. Norman Edelman, a professor of medicine at Stony Brook University and a core member of the program in public health at Stony Brook. “I’m sure [the effect of the fire] is pretty wide.”

Stony Brook Emergency Fund Bridges Financial Need

Times Beacon Record

Like so many other plans this year, the goal for Stony Brook University’s Student Emergency Support Fund has changed.

SBU Doctor Discusses Local Lung Issues Amid Western Wildfires

Times Beacon Record

The danger is “not just at the site of the fire,” said Dr. Norman Edelman, a professor of medicine at Stony Brook University and a core member of the program in public health at Stony Brook. “I’m sure [the effect of the fire] is pretty wide.”

How Wildfire Smoke Affects Your Health, According To Doctors

Bustle

“The smoke from wildfires is potentially harmful to everyone,” Dr. Norman Edelman M.D., a pulmonologist and professor of internal medicine at Stony Brook University, tells Bustle. “Even people without respiratory conditions will have their upper airways irritated by the smoke, causing eye, nose and throat irritation.”

Is It Safe To Host Thanksgiving During The Ongoing Coronavirus Pandemic?

Delish

Sharon Nachman, division chief for Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, says making the decision to host and committing to doing it safely is important.

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