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For the two American doctors, their Haitian counterparts and Touro College of Medicine (TouroCOM) Harlem medical student Maxwell Horowitz, there was little they could do for the suffering woman. The cancer in her abdomen had metastasized with physical properties, emerging as a white mass out of her stomach.
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Fourteen students from Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) Middletown spent a week learning first-hand about the health challenges of developing nations while visiting Nicaragua in June. 
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On March 6, students from TouroCOM-Middletown journeyed to Albany with Cornerstone Family Healthcare Center to join the fight for affordable health care.
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Nineteen TouroCOM students participated in the “Miles for Healthier Lifestyles” Bike and Run Relay sponsored by the AMA. The purpose of the race was to enable students to practice what they preach, and go out and demonstrate the importance of exercise in a healthy lifestyle.
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TouroCOM faculty and students participated in the 2012 Harlem Week Street Fair. 
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As a child in multicultural Queens, TouroCOM student Sarah Aly was used to eating foreign foods.
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On November 19, 38 students from TouroCOM Middletown joined a host of doctors for a free health fair in Clifton, NJ. The fair, spearheaded by Dr. Nilank Shah, a professor at TouroCOM Middletown, along with several other doctors from NJ, offered indigent residents the chance to meet with medical specialists in a variety of fields.
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This past Saturday, Pharmacists for Public Health (PPH) at the Touro College of Pharmacy (TCOP) teamed up with the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM)-Harlem to perform blood-pressure screenings and brown-bag medication reviews at the third annual Harlem Healthy Soul Festival hosted by the Apollo Theater. The festival, which offered live entertainment, informative exhibits, and presentations by celebrities, doctors and health experts including TouroCOM\'s own Dr. John M. Palmer and Dr. Jeff Gardere, offered families the opportunity to learn about resources that foster active and healthy lifestyles. 
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Three TouroCOM students participated in a prestigious internship program run by the Kaiser Permanente, an integrated managed care consortium in California.
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Prior to medical school at TouroCOM, Claire Carlson studied Biomedical Engineering at the University of Minnesota. "We often solved design problems through a cardiovascular lens, because the heart is such a dynamic and mechanical organ," she remembers.