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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


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


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?


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?

SBU’s Bhaduri-McIntosh studies how cancer beats tumor defenses

Times Beacon Record

The human body not only defends itself against bacteria and viruses, but it also has a system to suppress or prevent tumors. Cancers, however, weaken this defense.

Florida-based BioRestorative Therapies relocating to LI

The Long Island Business News

BioRestorative Therapies is getting a boost from the Suffolk County IDA.
Jupiter, Fla.-based BioRestorative Therapies, which develops products in medical procedures using cell and tissue protocols primarily involving adult stem cells, is relocating its headquarters and research laboratories to a 7,000-square-foot facility in Melville.

LIFETALK: The gift of wakefulness

Lake Placid News

For me and many others, the norm of 8 hours of continuous sleep every night is a myth.
As a child I can remember my mother getting annoyed at being awakened by a phone ringing during her first sleep. I often find that I sleep in segments.
Some of my friends are so alarmed by the intrusion of wakefulness during time slotted for sleep that they dose themselves with Ambien or newer replacement drugs at night only to rouse themselves in the morning with another chemical intervention.

Stony Brook doctor questions herbal remedy


Dr. David A. Baker, an obstetrician-gynecologist at Stony Brook University School of Medicine, says his research shows that 30 percent of black cohosh products don’t actually contain black cohosh, an herbal remedy said to ease symptoms of menopause. Baker says that his research, which includes DNA testing of various over-the-counter supplements, raises questions about previous studies on the effectiveness of black cohosh.

Bypass surgery alternative

News 12:Long Island Naturally

External Enhanced Counterpulsation, or ECP, is a natural bypass that releases pressure on the heart.


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