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Celebrating New York’s Medical History

New York has a rich medical history. Bellevue, now part of NYU, opened in 1736 and is America’s oldest hospital. The first American medical journal, The medical repository, was published in New York in 1797. The National Institutes of Health began as The Hygienic Laboratory on Staten Island in 1887. Established in 1768, the College […]

St. Luke’s Makes Pennsylvania Medical Hi

BETHLÉEM, Pennsylvania | Right after St. Luke’s neurosurgeon, Evan Marlin, MD, surgically removed his patient’s brain tumor earlier this month, it made Pennsylvania medical history. St. Luke’s announced that by placing five small collagen sponges, encrusted with radioactive seeds, into the brain cavity, Dr. Marlin was able to restore her patient’s health after her tumor. […]