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Maimonides Medical Center is often cited in newspapers and magazines, through TV and radio interviews, and on various websites offering expertise on a range of medical topics. Our reputation as a premier academic medical center in patient care, education and research provides the news community with a valuable source of knowledge.

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August 27, 2019

As children and parents gear up for the school year ahead, it’s important to refocus on healthy eating habits that may have been lost or overlooked during the summer months. Pediatric experts at the Maimonides Children’s Hospital urge parents to ensure children receive proper nutrition when starting the new academic year. 

August 15, 2019

While the freedom of summer vacation is every child’s dream-come-true, parents know the inevitable bedtime and morning routines are fast approaching. Achieving a successful back-to-school sleep routine requires parents to plan ahead.

August 02, 2019

Dr. Norman Saffra, Director of Ophthalmology at Maimonides Medical Center, was volunteering at a soup kitchen last Christmas Eve when he learned about a unique opportunity to transform eye care in Jamaica – a country with one of the highest rates of blindness due to diabetic eye disease. He came across Caron S. Chung, Executive Director of the American Friends of Jamaica (AFJ), and soon a collaborative effort was formed with AFJ to bring Dr. Saffra’s ophthalmic expertise to the island.

July 20, 2019

Dr. John Marshall, Chair of Emergency Medicine at Maimonides Medical Center, was interviewed by Dr. John Torres of NBC News regarding heat-related illness resulting from record high summer temperatures. A Maimonides patient was also featured in the broadcast. The segment can be viewed from 03:53 – 05:54.

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July 11, 2019

As summer temperatures rise, Maimonides Chair of Emergency Medicine Dr. John Marshall offers several tips to stay safe and prevent heat-related illness.

July 11, 2019

11-year-old Jayden Grant celebrated his belated elementary graduation in Maimonides Medical Center. The belated diploma giving was because Grant is recovering from a random gunshot wound to the chest that left him paralyzed from the waist down. Read more.

June 19, 2019

The Brownsville Collaborative Middle School (BCMS), 85 Watkins Street, this week partnered with Maimonides Medical Center in an innovative Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) program utilizing alternative agricultural methods to address nutritional health and food scarcity in their community.

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