Category Archives: Health Issues

NYPD chaplain Luis Serrano, 68, dies of cancer, gives one last blessing

NYPD Chaplain Reverend Dr. Luis F. Serrano, 68, died of pancreatic cancer on October 23, 2016, reports John Annese in the New York Daily News. Shortly before his death, the chaplain, upon noticing a nurse at his hospital was pregnant, insisted on blessing her child.

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New therapies are evolving for peripheral neuropathy

Marilyn Fenichel reports in Cure Today that chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy can be helped by exercise and neurofeedback. Perhaps the peripheral neuropathy that is plaguing many World Trade Center recovery workers can also be alleviated by these methods. Peripheral neuropathy affects the nerves associated with sensation and muscle control in the arms and legs, causing numbness, balance issues […]

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Eighteen names added to NYC’s Police Memorial Wall

Eighteen names were added to the Police Memorial Wall in a ceremony today in Battery Park City, Manhattan reports Created in honor of those who lost their lives in the line of duty, the Police Memorial is located at Liberty Street and South End Avenue, and was dedicated on October 20, 1997. The wall along the […]

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