Monthly Archives: March 2012

Clouded in Smoke: Cigarettes Dull the Male Brain

Everyone knows smoking is dumb. Now it looks like it makes you dumb, too: A recent study in the Archives of General Psychiatry suggests that male smokers of a certain age experience faster loss of brain power. Researchers found that, compared to men who never smoked, middle-aged men smokers are likely to experience more rapid… Read more »

In the News: March Week 1

The expertise of our cardiac specialists has been making a lot of news in recent weeks, particularly those specializing in heart valve replacements. As you’ll see in the featured stories below, a Queens woman was the first patient in New York – and only the second in the nation – to have a mitral valve… Read more »