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Concept: Greenwich Village

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In a dark time, the eye begins to see. - Theodore Roethke The clouds were heavier, the air thicker. The wind picked up. The news that the subways would be shut down at 7 p.m. spread quickly by word of mouth. The streets in our Greenwich Village neighborhood were filled with people carrying food and water to their apartments. From my home, I could see the lights of LaGuardia and Kennedy airports and the imposing red-brick power station with its four smokestacks on 14th Street and the East River. We spent the weekend filling our bathtub with water and all . . .

Concepts: Light, New York City, Manhattan, Greenwich Village, 14th Street, Barbra Streisand, Lower Manhattan, The Bitter End

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On a Friday 6 months ago, a hurricane and two storms were on course to converge over New York. In preparation at the laboratory that day, we made contingency plans in case of a power outage. Three of us would come in as soon as it was safe to check the freezers and incubators. Our laboratories were on the 18th floor of the Veterans Affairs (VA) New York Harbor Healthcare System, part of the New York University (NYU) School of Medicine complex on the banks of the East River in Manhattan. Here, our group was working on the development of . . .

Concepts: Medicine, New York City, New Jersey, Queens, Manhattan, Greenwich Village, The Bronx, New York University

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A noted limitation of dementia caregiver intervention research is a lack of focus on the mechanisms of successful programs. The purpose of this study was to conduct a process evaluation of the New York University Caregiver Intervention-Adult Child (NYUCI-AC) to describe its delivery and determine which of its components were associated with key outcomes (caregiver stress and well-being; care recipient residential care admission).

Concepts: Care of residents, New York City, Toronto, Manhattan, Greenwich Village, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York University, Washington Square Park

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To document erosion in the New York University Emergency Department (ED) visit algorithm’s capability to classify ED visits and to provide a “patch” to the algorithm.

Concepts: New York City, Toronto, Manhattan, Greenwich Village, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York University, Broadway, Washington Square Park

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The New York University (NYU) impactor and the Infinite Horizon (IH) impactor are used to create spinal cord injury (SCI) models. However, the parameters of these two devices that yield equivalent SCI severity remain unclear.

Concepts: Set theory, New York City, Phoenix, Toronto, Greenwich Village, Georg Cantor, New York University, Washington Square Park