News & Views: March/April 2013

News & Views: March/April 2013
  • Leaping for Joy
  • NIH Awards NYU Langone $12 Million Grant to Study Racial, Ethnic, and Socioeconomic Risk Factors of Stroke
  • Proud to Call Herself a Quitter
  • The Benevolent Parasite
  • Rescuing Rebecca
  • A Patient’s Best Friend
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Inside This Issue

  • Leaping for Joy
    Nothing Makes the Surgeons of the Harkness Center for Dance Injuries Happier Than Sparing Their Patients from Surgery
  • NIH Awards NYU Langone $12 Million Grant to Study Racial, Ethnic, and Socioeconomic Risk Factors of Stroke
    Dr. Gbenga Ogedegbe and Colleagues to Establish Center for Stroke Disparities Solutions
  • Proud to Call Herself a Quitter
    A Cancer Diagnosis Convinced Yolanda Mourino to Give Up Cigarettes, but Our Smoking Cessation Program Helped Her Succeed
  • The Benevolent Parasite
    His Severed Digit Successfully Replanted, a Patient Gives Leech Therapy a Thumbs-Up
  • Rescuing Rebecca
    The Odds That Rebecca Dallis Would Have Such a Rare Pancreatic Tumor Were Small, but NYU Langone Tipped the Odds for a Full Recovery in Her Favor
  • A Patient’s Best Friend
    Sometimes, the Therapist That Lifts Your Spirits Most Is the One with the Wet Nose