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Fashion-Blogging Doctor Tried to Save Zelda Kaplan

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When 95-year-old fashion lover Zelda Kaplan collapsed at Joanna Mastroianni's Lincoln Center show on Wednesday night, there were two highly-qualified doctors in the house who tried to help her. Dr. Matthew Vasey is chief resident in emergency medicine at Lincoln Hospital in The Bronx, while Dr. Jeffrey S. Groeger works as chief of urgent care service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering. According to Page Six, they both rushed to provide care for the nonagenarian socialite, who passed away after paramedics rushed her to Roosevelt Hospital.

Vasey was actually in the audience as a photographer, although he put down the camera as soon as he realized Kaplan was in distress. He was shooting for his own idiosyncratic website, the The New York Journal of Style and Medicine, where you can find information on everything from asthma to Elle McPherson's line of lingerie. The goal is to draw people in with entertainment coverage, then educate them on health issues once they're there.
· Socialite Zelda Kaplan Dies After Collapsing at a Runway Show [Racked NY]
· Docs did best for Zelda [Page Six]
· The New York Journal of Style and Medicine [Official Site]

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