Look North

A health and wellness publication for the communities of North Shore University Hospital and LIJ Medical Center

Volume 1, 2016

A Second Life

Five years ago, college professor Heide Hlawaty, EdD, experienced strange symptoms and confronted a startling reality — endometrial cancer...

A True Warrior Keeps Fighting

Vietnam veteran and family man Richard Palmeri, 63, was diagnosed with kidney cancer and pancreatic cancer last autumn. Given months to live...

Meant to Survive

When 34-year-old dental hygienist Edyta Regnowski went boating with friends last summer, she envisioned an afternoon spent water-skiing. She...

Regaining Her Stride

Thanks to a full range of care, a lung cancer diagnosis didn’t stop avid walker Mayann Hand in her tracks....

Setting Minds at Ease

When Sylvia Wright noticed Kevin, her 31-year-old son on the autism spectrum, wasn’t feeling well, she took him to LIJ Medical Center. The...

Partners in Problem-Solving

A congenital heart abnormality made childbirth risky for Samara Tetenbaum, PhD. The challenge was formidable, but it wasn’t too big for he...

The Gift of Time

Dawn Guidone’s eyes welled with tears as she slowly delivered the words. Emotion still overcomes her, seven years since the stillbirth of ...

At the Speed of Life

Though his memory of what happened is spotty, Steven Eichel will always remember October 4, 2015. That was the day the 53-year-old attorney ...

Knowing Where to Turn

Romaine Saunders is no stranger to overcoming challenges. The 30-year-old art enthusiast from Jamaica was born with sickle cell anemia, a co...

The Long Run

Jill Nashtatik got back to the races with help from the Northwell Health Spine Center....