Health

New York Methodist Hospital welcomes new cancer chief, Dr. Alan Astrow

Dr. Alan Astrow recently joined New York Methodist Hospital (NYM) as chief of hematology and medical oncology. Nationally recognized and board certified in internal medicine, medical oncology and hematology, Dr. … Full Article

Maimonides unveils new art exhibit of patients’ work

Maimonides Medical Center recently celebrated the opening of the new exhibit “Transformations: Seeking Clarity Through Art.” Located at the Marvin H. … Full Article

Night at the Races raises $10,000 for Bay Ridge Center

More than 100 people were lining up to bet on horses but they weren’t placing their wagers at Belmont. They were in a Bay Ridge senior citizens center and their bets were helping the center raise money for programs that service older adults. … Full Article

NYU Lutheran wins national award for stroke treatments

NYU Lutheran Medical Center is receiving national recognition for its treatment of patients suffering from strokes. … Full Article

NYC begins fight against the Zika virus

The city has begun spraying larvicide in a number of neighborhoods across the city in an effort to control mosquito-borne illnesses, including West Nile Virus and a potential new threat this year, the Zika virus. … Full Article

Celebrities play Nurse for a Day at Maimonides

The young people in Hon. Patricia DiMango’s presence on Thursday morning were all crying and wailing. But it wasn’t because DiMango had handed down a strict ruling against them from the bench. They were crying because they’re newborns. … Full Article

Nurses rally at ‘Day of Action’ at Brooklyn Borough Hall

Nurses from Brooklyn and Staten Island, elected officials and advocates rallied at Brooklyn Borough Hall on Friday to celebrate National Nurses Day by participating in a “Day of Action.” … Full Article

Bay Ridge asks seniors, ‘How are you doing?’

Jane Kelly, 94, sat at a table in the cozy Third Avenue coffee shop Caffe Café Thursday morning with her friends Judith Grimaldi, Pierre Lehu, Marianne Nicolosi and Todd Fliedner chatting about her life as a senior citizen in Bay Ridge. … Full Article

Bay Ridge couple raises $4,000 for March of Dimes

Kerry and John Quaglione, along with their daughter Natalie Grace, take part in the March for Babies every year to raise money for the March of Dimes. … Full Article

NYU Lutheran raises more than $800K at Annual Dinner Dance

NYU Lutheran hosted its 133rd Annual Dinner Dance at Chelsea Piers in Manhattan on Wednesday, April 6. … Full Article

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