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March 12, 2014

Caroline Rivera-Martinez was Good Samaritan Hospital’s Samaritan of the Month for the satellites in March. She joined Good Samaritan in 2008 and is a vital member of the Martin Luther King Jr., Community Health Center in Wyandanch. In addition to being a team player, Ms. Rivera-Martinez’s co-workers say she is a patient and friendly person who is a pleasure to work.

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March 11, 2014

An aortic dissection is a serious condition in which a tear develops in the inner layer of the aorta, a large artery that exits the heart and delivers blood to the body. Blood surges through this tear into the middle layer of the aorta, causing the inner and middle layers to separate (dissect).

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March 11, 2014

Good Samaritan Hospital’s Samaritan of the Month for March was delivery room nurse Carol Wyckoff, RN. Since joining Good Samaritan in 2005 she has cared for patients with compassion as if they were a member of her family. She loves to interact with the siblings as well as the newborns. There are times she is confronted with unfortunate situations which challenge her skills.

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March 10, 2014
As part of the hospital’s ongoing commitment to clinical excellence, the Cancer Center at Good Samaritan recently installed an innovative radiotherapy system, Varian TrueBeam™, which enables a radically different approach
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March 7, 2014

Good Samaritan Hospital offers a free lecture series, “Good Sam University.” The format features a monthly lecture in three categories: “Food For Thought,” showing the impact of nutrition on a person’s health at every stage of life; “Women’s Wellness,” addressing women’s health issues; and “Aging Gracefully,” providing expert advice on topics related to health and wellness in the senior years.

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March 3, 2014
Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center’s Associate Director of Surgery
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February 28, 2014

Good Samaritan Hospital offers a free lecture series, “Good Sam University.” The     format features a monthly lecture in three categories: “Food For Thought,” showing the impact of     nutrition on a person’s health at every stage of life; “Women’s Wellness,” addressing women’s health     issues; and “Aging Gracefully,” providing expert advice on topics related to health and wellness in the   

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February 26, 2014
On Saturday, February 8, Good Samaritan Hospital hosted a free “Open Your Heart to Health” event at Westfield South Shore Mall in Bay Shore.
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February 24, 2014

While Americans gain greater awareness of heart disease during Heart Month in February, Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip is focused on aggressively treating it through the new St. Francis Open Heart Surgery Program at Good Samaritan Hospital. This unique program brings the world-class cardiovascular surgical care for which St.

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