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Hundreds of joint replacement patients danced away with international dancing pro

Internationally renowned dance instructor Alfonso Triggiani taught hundreds of joint replacement patients the hottest dance moves as they burn up the dance floor at the 10th annual Joint Replacement Reunion BBQ and Dance at East Wind Caterers Friday afternoon. For the hundreds of post-surgery patients that received knee and hip replacement surgery at Peconic Bay Medical Center, a healthy recovery included an invitation to mingle, enjoy a delicious barbeque and dance the afternoon away with the...

Medical Speaker Series: Innovative Treatment for Hip and Knee Pain.

Peconic Bay Medical Center presents the latest in the "Ask the Expert” Medical Speaker Series: Innovative Treatment for Hip and Knee Pain. This Free community Orthopedic Program will take place on Wednesday, September 17 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Danfords Hotel ad Marina. Michael Ciminiello, MD, Louis C. Romeo, MD and Peter Sultan, MD will offer a wealth of knowledge on arthritic hip and knee pain and challenges. Bring your questions to this interactive program. Reservations are required. ...

PBMC’s School of Radiologic Technology graduates twelve

Peconic Bay Medical Center School of Radiologic Technology graduated twelve new Radiologic Technologists for the healthcare work force of Long Island on Saturday night, August 23, 2014 at Rock Hill Country Club in Manorville, New York. These individuals have completed education approved by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) and recognized by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT). They have mastered the didactic component and completed the ...

Stony Brook professor receives SUNY Grant to develop spinal cord blood flow device

Thomas F. Floyd, MD, a Professor of Anesthesiology at Stony Brook Medicine, has been awarded $50,000 through SUNY Technology Accelerator Fun...

Putting Ebola in perspective, seeking solutions to infectious diseases

The potential spread of the Ebola virus has grabbed the attention of the world in recent weeks. Dr. Bettina Fries, Chief of the Division of ...

PBMC NYSDOH Cancer Services Program of Suffolk County raises $29,900 to fight breast cancer

Peconic Bay Medical Center's Cancer Services Program recently earned $29,900 for their participation in the 2014 Long Island 2 Day Walk To F...

Stony Brook Vein Center awarded with IAC Accreditation

The Stony Brook Vein Center at Stony Brook Medicine has just been granted full accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (...

Simple growing pains or something more?

Most people associate arthritis with aging, but the fact is, one in 1,000 children is diagnosed with juvenile arthritis. Stony Brook Childre...

Ten surgeries result in new face and smile for Saline from Kenya

After one year in the United States and 10 reconstructive surgeries at Stony Brook Children's Hospital, Saline Atieno, a 12-year-old Kenyan ...

PBMC Candlelight Ball: music, comedy & auction at the Suffolk Theater

Riverhead-based PBMC Health is gearing up for its annual Candlelight Ball with hopes of raising $375,000 for the ambulatory care services at...

Are your kids at risk for a growing health problem?

Hypertension is estimated to affect more than 50 million Americans and is the leading causes of cardiovascular disease, end-stage renal dise...

Stony Brook Medicine earns highest level of bariatric surgery accreditation

Stony Brook Medicine was granted full accreditation as a comprehensive bariatric facility by the new Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accredi...

Investigative treatment providing relief from frozen shoulder enters advanced trials

An investigational drug developed by Stony Brook Medicine researchers for adhesive capsulitis, a painful condition more commonly known as ...

Varicose veins fizzle away with new foam treatment

Varicose veins affect more than 30 million adults in the US aged between 18 to 70, with women twice as likely as men to develop the conditio...

PBMC earns advanced certification as primary stroke center

Peconic Bay Medical Center awarded advanced certification
for primary stroke centers from The Joint Commission The Joint Commission, in ...

PBMC Health announces staff reductions

PBMC Health in Riverhead has announced it is implementing "a limited number of expense reductions" which it says is necessary in response to...

Are you at risk for diabetes? PBMC to sponsor free Diabetes Prevention Program

Are you at risk for diabetes? Peconic Bay Medical Center and the Suffolk County Department of Health are sponsoring a Free Diabetes Preventi...

PBMC and Li2Day Walk Team raise awareness for breast cancer and other women's cancers

Peconic Bay Medical Center's LI2Day Walk Team will once again be participating in the Long Island 2 Day Walk to support breast cancer and ot...

Uptick in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms calls for greater screening

Most people with Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms (AAA) are not even aware they have the condition, resulting in more than 30,000 deaths in the Un...

Stony Brook Children’s Hospital receives $125,000 from Bank of America

Suffolk County’s only children’s hospital is critical to the health and well-being of Long Island children, but also to Long Island busi...

Stony Brook lighting the way for better bladder cancer detection

Stony Brook University Hospital is the only institution on Long Island to offer a new imaging agent for the detection of papillary cancer of...

East End hospitals in-network with 'major' plans on health exchange for Suffolk residents

The East End's three hospitals are participating providers with five of the eight health insurance plans being offered on the individual mar...

Stony Brook seeks volunteers with pre-diabetes for three-month clinical trial

For obese individuals who are insulin-resistant and therefore prone to developing type 2 diabetes, taking low dose doxycycline may reduce th...
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