Stony Brook University Basketball Team Spreads Holiday Cheer around the Hallways of Pediatric Units
STONY BROOK, N.Y., December 10, 2013 - It's usually team spirit that the Stony Brook University Men's Basketball team brings to the court each game, but during a special holiday visit to Stony Brook Children's Hospital on Monday, December 9, there was a different type of spirit and cheer roaming the halls.
Long Island Motorcycle Enthusiasts Bring Toys to Kids at Stony Brook Children's Hospital
STONY BROOK, N.Y., December 10, 2013 - In the true holiday spirit, readers, employees and editors of Full Throttle Magazine gathered hundreds of toys and gifts that were then donated to Stony Brook Children's Hospital on Sunday, December 8.
Long Island Couple Has Four More Reasons To Be Thankful This Thanksgiving
STONY BROOK, NY, November 27, 2013 -- Linda and Chris Astefanous of Centereach, NY have always dreamed of a big family and this Halloween their wishes came true and four little 'pumpkins' were added to their 'patch'. Quadruplets Brandon, Natalie Ann, Abigail and Charlotte were born October 31 at Stony Brook Children's Hospital.
Stony Brook Pediatrician Co-authors New NIH Guidelines for Managing Opportunistic Infections in Children with HIV
STONY BROOK, N.Y., November 26, 2013 - Sharon Nachman, MD, a pediatric HIV and infectious diseases specialist at Stony Brook Children's Hospital, is a co-author of new National Institutes of Health (NIH)-issued guidelines for the prevention, treatment and management of opportunistic infections in HIV-exposed and HIV-infected children. The 2013 guidelines shed light on the most effective way to treat dangerous and deadly infections such as pneumonia or tuberculosis that can strike immunosuppressed pediatric HIV patients.
School Intervention and Re-Entry Program helps LI high school senior prep for college in her hospital room at Stony Brook Children's
STONY BROOK, NY, November 19, 2013 - Although Eastport South-Manor High School senior Rachel Ragone has been given a diagnosis of cancer, her dreams of entering college next Fall are becoming more and more of reality thanks to the help of the Stony Brook Children's School Intervention and Re-entry program.