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RUMC Cardiologist Explains How Echocardiograms Are Saving Lives

February 1, 2023

With nearly 700,000 people in the U.S. dying every year from heart disease — one every 34 seconds — heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women of all backgrounds and ethnic groups in America. The good news is that at least some of the factors that contribute to heart disease […]

New Emergency Department Time Capsule Buried at Richmond University Medical Center

January 23, 2023

Earlier today a time capsule was buried outside the main entrance of the new Emergency Department (ED) at Richmond University Medical Center (RUMC). The watertight, stainless steel capsule contains a variety of items celebrating the hospital’s history and its new state-of-the-art Emergency Department. The capsule will be unearthed 50 years from now, in the year […]

Richmond University Medical Center Welcomes Its First Baby of 2023

January 1, 2023

At 5:35 AM this morning, Jonathan Matthew Tafone became the first baby of 2023 born at Richmond University Medical Center (RUMC). He weighed in at 5 pounds, 10 ounces and is 20 inches long. He is the first child born to proud parents Matthew and Melissa Tafone of Rossville. Jonathan’s mom is a social worker […]

Pediatric sensory gym at Richmond University Medical Center’s offers a place that kids will enjoy while building other skills

December 22, 2022

Richmond University Medical Center’s comprehensive Rehabilitation Center offers a broad range of physical, occupational, and speech therapy for adult and pediatric patients who are dealing with everything from weakness in their extremities and cognitive issues to challenges with speech and swallowing, visual deficits, balance issues, developmental delays, and more.  And recently, the Staten Island-based hospital […]

RUMC’s comprehensive Rehabilitation Center helps post-stroke patients navigate the road to recovery

December 16, 2022

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 650,000 Americans survive a stroke every year and can be left with a variety of deficits that can challenge their independence and ability to perform activities of daily living. However, post-stroke rehabilitation services such as physical and occupational therapy, speech therapy and more can […]

Various healthy superfoods on a table and placed in heart-shaped containers

Superfoods to Boost Heart Health

December 8, 2022

Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death for both men and women in the United States. Fortunately, the right diet and exercise can help prevent heart disease and support a strong cardiovascular system. The best foods for heart health include legumes, certain oils, fish, leafy greens, and tree nuts. Here, Richmond University […]

EKG results image and heart carved into an apple with stethoscope

Symptoms of Heart Disease to Watch For

December 6, 2022

Heart disease can take the form of several different ailments, each with its own set of symptoms. It is critical to know the common symptoms and signs of heart disease to protect against this deadly condition. Here, Richmond University Medical Center focuses on the different kinds of heart disease and their respective symptoms. What Is […]