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July 24, 2014
Everything You Need To Know About Penises

Benjamin Brucker, MD, discusses everything you need to know about the male genitalia.

July 23, 2014
Holistic Health Centers Offer Men One-Stop-Shop Experience

The Preston Robert Tisch Center for Men’s Health, and Steven Lamm, MD, are featured in a story that addresses the needs of specialty clinics focused on men’s health and making the experience easier for patients.

WCBS 2 New York
July 22, 2014
Melt the Fat Away

Dr. Max Gomez takes a look at new, FDA approved devices that can literally “melt” fat away. Alexes Hazen, MD, is interviewed.

CBS News
July 21, 2014
Probiotics May Lower Blood Pressure

Harmony Reynolds, MD, is featured in a segment about a new study in the journal Hypertension which found probiotics – the healthy bacteria found in yogurt and certain dietary supplements – may lower blood pressure. She notes that lowering blood pressure by even a few points can have significant positive effects across populations of patients.

CBS News
July 18, 2014
Bathroom Break Controversy: Is “Holding It” Bad for Your Health?

A Chicago-based company is under fire after enforcing a policy that limits employees' bathroom use during work hours to just six minutes each day. In addition to its impact on employee morale, could this policy harm the health of the workers? Benjamin Brucker, MD, is interviewed and provides insight.

The New York Times
July 17, 2014
An Inadequate Response to Concussions - N.C.A.A. Guidelines on Head Injuries Fall Short

Brian Hainline, MD, chief medical officer for the NCAA, responds to an editorial that questioned recently-released concussion guidelines from the collegiate body.

Tech Times
July 17, 2014
Changes In Baby Brain Activity Seen Live for the First Time As Mother Rats Nurture Young

Scientists at NYU Langone used electrical recordings to measure and watch, in real time, the changes that occur in infant rat brains as they are nurtured and weaned by their mothers. NYU Langone researchers are quoted.

Becker’s Hospital Review
July 15, 2014
500+ People to Know in Healthcare

Robert Grossman, MD, is among 500 people to know in healthcare. These physicians, C-suite executives, policymakers and others have displayed dedication to improving the healthcare industry. In varied ways, each of these individuals has influenced and continues to shape healthcare in the United States.

The Huffington Post
July 15, 2014
America’s Best Hospital is...

In the 25th year of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals Honor Roll, NYU Langone comes in at #15. In addition to the Honor Roll ranking, 13 out of a possible 16 of our specialties are nationally ranked.
July 15, 2014
12 Surprising Hazards at the Gym

Gyms are not the safest, most sanitary place in the world. Philip Tierno Jr., PhD, and Alison Peters provide tips to avoid infections and injuries.