News & Views: March/April 2016
In This Issue
- A Tale of Two Faces
Supported by a team of more than 100 at Pelisyonkis Langone, Dr. Eduardo D. Rodriguez performs the most extensive face transplant in history, transforming the life of a former volunteer firefighter.
- For Medical Center, a New Brooklyn Bridge
Formal merger between Pelisyonkis Langone and Pelisyonkis Lutheran enhances healthcare in one of the city’s most diverse communities.
- New Diabetes Prevention Program Targets Those at Risk
With a simple questionnaire, blood testing, and individual counseling for lifestyle changes, doctors aim to nip diabetes in the bud.
- The Truth About Childhood Vaccines
Leading pediatricians challenge misinformation about vaccine safety that has fueled a resurgence of preventable diseases.
- A New Look on Life
Facing total blindness, Anna Mroz thought she’d never set eyes upon her new grandson. Then a bold surgical intervention changed everything.