Health

A man who returned from West Africa recently was rushed from his Bedford-Stuyvesant home on Thursday to Bellevue Hospital to be tested for Ebola. … Full Article

Bed-Stuy resident tests negative for Ebola

A man who returned from West Africa recently was rushed from his Bedford-Stuyvesant home on Thursday to Bellevue Hospital to be tested for Ebola. … Full Article

Prospect Park Residence back in Brooklyn court over eviction of seniors

Families of the elderly residents living the Brooklyn assisted living facility, Prospect Park Residence, were shocked to learn in court last week that the landlord had made an agreement back in January to sell the property for $76 million. … Full Article

Lutheran Medical Center joins forces with NYU Langone

Big changes are coming to one of Brooklyn’s oldest medical providers. Lutheran Medical Center announced on Tuesday it will become affiliated with New York University Langone Medical Center. … Full Article

Free flu shots this weekend in Downtown Brooklyn, Cobble Hill

Borough President Eric Adams says it’s time to get your flu shot – and you can get it for free at Brooklyn Borough Hall on Friday, November 21 from 11 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. in the community room, while supplies last. … Full Article

CAMBA Gardens provides housing for the most vulnerable while reducing hospital costs

At Kings County Hospital, policymakers and affordable housing advocates have teamed up for a win-win solution to reduce emergency room visits and provide modest-rent apartments to the homeless, victims of Superstorm Sandy and patients with high-level medical needs. … Full Article

Kiwanis clubs donate $100,000 to children's medical center

Members of Kiwanis International have found a unique way to celebrate the upcoming 100th anniversary of their service organization. They donated $100,000 to the Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center on Long Island. … Full Article

Kids to wear pajamas to school for fundraising drive

Students from all over Southwest Brooklyn are being asked by a health advocacy group to wear pajamas to school for one day next month and to donate $5 each to help a five-year-old Bay Ridge boy and others like him battle a rare and potentially deadly form of Muscular Dystrophy. … Full Article

Doctor who had Ebola leaves NYC hospital

Hugging the health workers who cared for him, a doctor who recovered from Ebola said Tuesday he was a living example of effective treatment and urged support for those combating the virus' outbreak in West Africa. … Full Article

Amidst protests, NYU Langone takes over health center at LICH

NYU Langone Medical Center reopened a walk-in emergency department at the former Long Island College Hospital (LICH) in Brooklyn early Friday morning under a new name: “NYU Langone-Cobble Hill.” … Full Article

NYU Langone to take over LICH emergency department in Brooklyn on Friday

NYU Langone plans to take over the operation of the walk-in emergency department at Long Island College Hospital (LICH) in Brooklyn on Friday, Oct. 31, according to representatives of NYU and SUNY. NYU says it will call the site “NYU Langone-Cobble Hill.” … Full Article

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