Health

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

Pediatric cancer patient celebration at Maimonides Medical Center

Goldman Sachs recently hosted a celebration for pediatric cancer patients at Maimonides Medical Center, with help from Make-A-Wish Metro New York and the Maimonides Child Life Program. … Full Article

The Brooklyn Hospital Center wins Hospitals & Health Networks’ ‘Most Wired’ award for 2015

The Brooklyn Hospital Center (TBHC) has been awarded Hospitals & Health Networks’ ”Most Wired” Award for 2015. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to infrastructure design, investment in, and direction for the TBHC wired network. … Full Article

Coney Island Hospital dedicates new community health center

Coney Island Hospital on Wednesday dedicated its new community health center in Coney Island and named it for Ida G. Israel, a late community leader and long-time neighborhood resident. … Full Article

Experimental drug gives Bay Ridge boy hope

A Bay Ridge boy bravely battling a rare and deadly form of muscular dystrophy is finding new hope in an experimental drug he is taking as part of a clinical trial 3,000 miles from home. … Full Article

State extends Sept. 11 task force for five years

A bipartisan bill sponsored by two Brooklyn lawmakers to extend the life of a Sept. 11 task force that assists first responders has been signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. … Full Article

Shore Hill prom turns seniors into teenagers again

Proms aren’t just for high school students anymore. … Full Article

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