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The Lander College for Women—The Anna Ruth and Mark Hasten School (LCW), New York Medical College, and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons recently hosted an innovative conference...

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By Anita Kamiel, RN, MPS Many might think that social media is the exclusive domain of the younger generation. However, many older adults have enthusiastically adopted it to keep up...

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By Hannah Reich Berman At 9:00 a.m. tomorrow morning, I have an appointment with my pulmonary doctor. I do not like to see him. To be more accurate, I do...

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By Michele Herenstein When you think of eating disorders, anorexia nervosa might come to mind, as it seems to be the most well-known. However, there are other eating disorders that...

Women Unite With RCCS For Yellow! Chinese Auction

Day by endless day, cancer patients grapple with raw, searing pain. In the face of such deep, devastating agony, there’s nothing left to say. But when words evade, the...

Chai4ever: Hope And Help To Families Fighting Illness

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ICRF Marks 40 Years Of Cancer Research

Tower Of Hope Gala, November 9 The Israel Cancer Research Fund (ICRF) is planning to celebrate 40 years of lifesaving cancer research on November 9 at Guastavino’s in New York City....

From Hospital To Home

By Anita Kamiel, RN, MPS Returning home from the hospital can be stressful for the older adult for many reasons. In most cases, the patient has been 100% dependent on...
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