Volume 79, Number 24 | November 18 - 24, 2009
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U.S. Senator Kristen Gillibrand recently visited St. Vincent’s Hospital, where she toured the emergency department to see the preparations being taken to respond to an outbreak of H1N1 flu — swine flu — one of the hot topics in Washington, as President Obama recently declared the outbreak a national emergency. Above, from left, Dr. Paul Mullin, St. Vincent’s associate chairman of neurology and director of the hospital’s epilepsy program; Gillibrand; Henry Amoroso, St. Vincent’s C.E.O.; and Arthur Webb, St. Vincent’s C.O.O.

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