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Little Girl Celebrates Hearing For The First Time With A Dance

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 03.25.2015 | Parents

At the sound of her mother's proud voice, this little girl cracks a big smile and breaks into the sweetest happy dance you'll see all day. Three-y...

Craniofacial Acceptance Month: Read This Boy's Amazing Letter to His Classmates

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 12.24.2014 | Impact
Jeryl Brunner

In honor of National Craniofacial Acceptance Month, click on this Parade story to read Nathaniel's letter to his classmates. And to borrow from Nathaniel's wisdom, "always choose to be kind."

Thanks to Judy Goldberg, Women With Disabilities Are on the Water

Amanda Kraus | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Amanda Kraus

To date, we had never served anyone with disabilities (physical or cognitive), but Judy, in her calm and confident way, re-assured me it could be done. Looking back, neither one of us was sure about the "how" but the desire was certainly there.

How One Organization Changed a Family's Life and Continues to Give Hope to Thousands of Others

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 10.16.2013 | Impact
Jeryl Brunner

The family was completely lost. The hospital did their best to treat the issues at hand -- eating and breathing. And Kiran had two surgeries. But the hospital's lack of medical expertise with Kiran's condition proved challenging.

Hospital, Shut Down By Sandy, Set To Reopen

AP | Posted 12.27.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — A New York City hospital that had to evacuate hundreds of patients during Superstorm Sandy after it lost power is set to reopen. Offic...

NYU Hospital's Backup System Undone by Key Part in Flooded Basement

Sheri Fink | Posted 01.05.2013 | New York
Sheri Fink

After Hurricane Irene, officials at NYU Langone Medical Center spent several million dollars protecting its backup power system from flooding, according to Richard Cohen, vice president of facilities operations.

In Hurricane's Wake, Decisions Not to Evacuate Hospitals Raise Questions

Sheri Fink | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Sheri Fink

New York City hospital and nursing home patients and their loved ones might reasonably have believed they were safe as Hurricane Sandy approached. Mayor Bloomberg had exempted hospitals and nursing homes in low-lying "Zone A" areas of the city from his pre-storm evacuation order.

Hurricane Sandy: No Match for Nurses' Resolve

Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Nurses, doctors and other members of the health care team rallied together to provide quality patient care during a time when things surrounding us were unraveling and destruction was evident.

Changing Faces and Transforming Lives: Why the National Foundation for Facial Reconstruction (NFFR) Is So Cool

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 09.18.2012 | Impact
Jeryl Brunner

For many decades, the renowned IRPS, which is funded by the National Foundation for Facial Reconstruction (NFFR) has helped children and families to be OK and much more.

Vincent Liew Cancer Kidney Death: Jury Finds In Favor Of NYU Langone Medical Center

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A prominent organ-transplant hospital wasn't to blame for the death of a man who became riddled with cancer after getting a kidney fr...

Doctors Answer Mammogram Concerns

Dr. Jon LaPook | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jon LaPook

In light of the new breast cancer screening guidelines, I asked two experts on the front lines of patient care to join me in a live webcast to provide some perspective.