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State Supreme Court Justice Johnny Lee Baynes on Tuesday rejected a motion by a Brooklyn doctor seeking to put the sale of Long Island College Hospital (LICH) to Fortis Property Group on hold. … Full Article

Brooklyn judge rejects doctor's attempt to put sale of LICH on hold

State Supreme Court Justice Johnny Lee Baynes on Tuesday rejected a motion by a Brooklyn doctor seeking to put the sale of Long Island College Hospital (LICH) to Fortis Property Group on hold. … Full Article

Brooklyn Ebola and Enterovirus town hall set for Wednesday

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams is sponsoring a town hall on Ebola and Enterovirus D68 on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 6 p.m. in the courtroom of Brooklyn Borough Hall.  … Full Article

Brooklyn doc to appear before judge Tuesday in move to halt LICH sale

A court appearance is set for Tuesday, Oct. 21 on a motion by a Brooklyn doctor seeking to halt the sale of Long Island College Hospital (LICH) to Fortis Property Group. … Full Article

Cuomo outlines New York State’s Ebola plan

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other officials outlined a statewide Ebola preparedness plan at a press conference on Thursday. Cuomo said eight hospitals across the state were chosen as Ebola first responders. Four of the hospitals are located in New York City, and two in Long Island. … Full Article

De Blasio: No Ebola cases yet in NYC, but city is prepared

Mayor Bill de Blasio says New York City's health care system has been preparing for weeks for any Ebola cases — with an emphasis on safety. De Blasio emphasized Monday that there are no known cases of Ebola in New York City. … Full Article

Experts struggle to prevent Latina suicides in Brooklyn

An alarmingly high number of teenage Latinas in Brooklyn, 16.4 percent, tried to commit suicide in 2013, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC). That’s an increase from 2011, when 11.6 percent of young Latinas in the borough attempted to take their own lives. … Full Article

SUNY approves sale of LICH to developer Fortis

The State University of New York (SUNY) signed off on Thursday on the sale of Long Island College Hospital (LICH) in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn, to Fortis Property Group for $240 million. Fortis plans a residential development. … Full Article

The future of the Affordable Care Act to be explored at SUNY Downstate October 6

The John Conley Division of Medical Ethics and Humanities at SUNY Downstate Medical Center will present a free lecture on the future of the Affordable Care Act, Monday, October 6 at 4 p.m. … Full Article

Handover of LICH ER to NYU on hold pending state approvals

NYU-Langone still has a way to go before taking over the operation of the walk-in emergency department at Long Island College Hospital (LICH) in Brooklyn. … Full Article

SUNY board to meet in NYC Thursday

The trustees of the State University of New York (SUNY) have called a special board meeting in New York City on Thursday, October 2, at 11 a.m.  … Full Article

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