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How to Keep Your Bones Healthy to Prevent Osteoporosis

May 25, 2021

Strong bones are an essential part of good health, but maintaining this strength becomes more difficult as we age. In fact, 20% of women age 50 and older experience osteoporosis, or significant loss of bone mass. Richmond University Medical Center raises awareness and encourages everyone to make bone health a priority. Here, we take a […]

RUMC Joins Forces with Local Elected Officials to Host Pop-Up South Shore Vaccination Site

May 18, 2021

Hospital Teams Up with Minority Leader Matteo, Council Member Borelli, Assembly Member Reilly to Offer Vaccine to Residents May 17, 2021 – To further protect Staten Islanders from COVID-19, Richmond University Medical Center (RUMC) partnered with New York City Council Minority Leader Steven Matteo, Council Member Joseph Borelli, and New York State Assembly Member Michael […]

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Mental Health Awareness: When to Seek Professional Help

May 4, 2021

Most people understand the impact of physical health on wellbeing, from our diet and activity levels to care from experienced physicians. Fewer people are aware of mental health’s critical role. Despite this, one in five Americans experiences mental health challenges each year. Among them, less than 45% will receive the help they need. Mental Health […]

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Take Control of Your Asthma

April 27, 2021

According to research from the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), approximately 25 million Americans live with asthma. The prevalence of this condition led to the establishment of Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month, when each year the AAFA and healthcare organizations around the country, including Richmond University Medical Center, raise awareness about this condition, […]

RUMC’s Bariatric and Metabolic Institute Achieves National Accreditation

April 20, 2021

Institute Recognized for High Quality, Patient-Centered Care, Only Accredited Center on Staten Island Treating Adolescents April 19, 2021 – Richmond University Medical Center’s Bariatric and Metabolic Institute (BMI), founded in 2018, has achieved national accreditation from the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP). The center met all MBSAQIP criteria established to […]

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Identifying Stroke Signs and Risk Factors

April 13, 2021

Someone in the United States experiences a stroke every 40 seconds, with a stroke-related death occurring every four minutes. Additionally, up to 50% of stroke survivors will become chronically disabled. Because of the severity of this condition and its prevalence in the U.S., the American Heart Association observes American Stroke Month each year. Richmond University […]

Richmond University Medical Center Receives Ipads, Laptops from Local Student

March 9, 2021

The Devices Will Be Utilized by Patients Undergoing Treatment at the Center for Cancer Care On March 8, 2021, the medical staff at Richmond University Medical Center’s Center for Cancer Care gratefully accepted over 20 new iPads and laptop computers, donated by Talia Bieler, a student at Poly Prep Country Day School in Brooklyn. The […]