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Richmond University Medical Center’s Project LAUNCH Gets Kid’s Clothing Donation with a Purpose

July 23, 2021

Local business donates clothing that celebrates diversity and the beauty of what makes people different July 23, 2021 – Staten Island based children’s clothing business, PEACH+BLUP, donated over 100 baby onesies for distribution to families receiving healthcare services through Richmond University Medical Center’s Project LAUNCH (Linking Actions for Unmet Needs in Children’s Health) program. The program, […]

Richmond University Medical Center Modernization Projects Receive City Support

July 23, 2021

Oddo, Council Delegation Secure $8.5M in Capital Funds for Expanded SICU and Maternity Unit July 12, 2021 – Plans to modernize and expand the Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU) and Maternity Unit at Richmond University Medical Center (RUMC) received $8.5 million in the New York City budget for fiscal year 2022 thanks to all of […]

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5 Services Provided By Palliative Care

July 20, 2021

When a person is affected by a serious illness, its challenges go far beyond physical health. Coping with long-term and limiting conditions often causes stress, emotional turmoil, and unexpected complications with tasks that were once simple. Palliative care helps address these difficulties, but many people are unaware of all it encompasses. Richmond University Medical Center […]

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Understanding When to Consider Palliative Care

July 6, 2021

Deciding how to proceed after diagnosis with a serious illness is difficult. Symptoms, stress, worries, and increasing medical appointments can leave you feeling overwhelmed. In these situations, palliative care can provide the support patients and loved ones need to navigate serious disease, limiting conditions, and terminal illness. Is it time for you or a loved […]

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6 Signs of PTSD

June 29, 2021

Traumatic experiences have a significant and scientifically proven impact on the brain. The effects of trauma will pass in weeks or months for most people as they heal physically, mentally, and emotionally. For others, trauma lingers, and returning to life as they knew it is more difficult. These individuals may be suffering from posttraumatic stress […]

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Top 4 Health Concerns for Men

June 15, 2021

A 2019 survey revealed a concerning trend in men’s health: Just 50% considered annual checkups important. Health is not always a priority for men so Richmond University Medical Center would like to raise awareness with a closer look at four common conditions affecting men across the country. 1. Heart Disease Heart disease causes one in […]

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When to Seek Help for a Headache or Migraine

June 10, 2021

Headaches and migraines are always unpleasant, causing pain that keeps us from work, school, family occasions, and more. It is normal to experience these episodes from time to time, but some headaches cannot be ignored. Richmond University Medical Center would like to help patients understand when a headache requires medical attention. Know Your Headache Headaches […]

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5 Tips to Keep Your Liver Healthy

June 1, 2021

Our livers aid in digestion, remove waste from the body, and do much more. Despite the importance of the liver to our overall health, 4.5 million adults in the U.S. have been diagnosed with liver disease, or cirrhosis. Richmond University Medical Center shares five tips to help you keep your liver healthy. 1. Eat Well […]

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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 […]