Health

In a bombshell development, Maimonides Medical Center announced on Wednesday that Pamela Brier, the hospital’s president and CEO, will retire at the beginning of 2016 after leadi … Full Article

Maimonides President Pamela Brier to step down

In a bombshell development, Maimonides Medical Center announced on Wednesday that Pamela Brier, the hospital’s president and CEO, will retire at the beginning of 2016 after leading the institution for 20 years. … Full Article

Maimonides enters strategic partnership with North Shore-LI Jewish Hospital

Long in the planning stages, a "strategic partnership" between two successful hospital groups is now official: Brooklyn's historic Maimonides Medical Center ha … Full Article

City’s First Lady Chirlane McCray outlines mental health battle plan

New York City’s First Lady Chirlane McCray on Tuesday offered a progress report on her ambitious effort to get the city to tackle mental illness in a different way, telling reporters that government can no longer ignore “the elephant in the room.” … Full Article

City’s first human case of West Nile virus hits Brooklyn

Mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus have been detected in ten zip codes in Brooklyn, and on Sunday health officials confirmed that a Brooklyn man was the first in the city to be hospitalized with viral meningitis. … Full Article

Season's 1st human case of West Nile virus in Brooklyn confirmed

This season's first human case of the West Nile virus in New York City has been confirmed. … Full Article

NYC rolls out plan to aid mentally ill who could be violent

Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration on Thursday unveiled a plan to help New Yorkers suffering from mental illness and who may be a threat to hurt themselves or others. … Full Article

NYU Lutheran to offer free health screenings

When is the last time you had your blood pressure checked? Or went to the dentist? NYU Lutheran Family Health Centers is making sure you will run out of excuses to have these and other medical screenings done. … Full Article

Brooklyn judge finalizes sale of Long Island College Hospital

On Thursday, a Brooklyn judge signed an order finalizing the State University of New York’s (SUNY) sale of Long Island College Hospital (LICH) to developer Fortis Property Group. … Full Article

New York Methodist Hospital Medical Associates of Brooklyn Heights opens

New York Methodist Hospital (NYM) recently opened the NYM Medical Associates of Brooklyn Heights practice at 50 Court St., located on the border between Brooklyn Heights and Downtown Brooklyn. … Full Article

Treyger organizes softball game to help autistic kids

Councilmember Mark Treyger has beaten plenty of opponents in his political career, but on July 14, he won a victory against autism. … Full Article

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