Health

Maimonides doctor tells how to beat the heat

With New York in the grip of a heat wave, a top doctor at Maimonides Medical Center is offering tips on how to stay safe when the temperature reaches into the 90s. … Full Article

NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital celebrates volunteers with gala at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital has always maintained that “amazing things bloom wherever our volunteers are planted,” according to a release. So, it is only fitting that the hospital recently held its annual Volunteer Gala at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. … Full Article

NYU Langone VP reveals plans for new Bay Ridge site

A new health care center to be located in a former New York City Human Resources Administration (HRA) building in Bay Ridge should be ready to open before the end of the year, according to a top official at NYU Langone Health Systems, who spoke to the Brooklyn Eagle about the ambitious plans for  … Full Article

Bilingual LaSante Health Center vital part of Brooklyn mosaic

The LaSante Health Center literally announces its intention in its name. The words “la sante” are French for “the health.” … Full Article

Kingsborough offers Aging Mastery Program for seniors

Brooklyn senior citizens are getting an exciting chance to take a specialized course at Kingsborough Community College this spring, thanks to a new program the college will offer to teach adults the best ways to navigate their older years and remain healthy and financially solvent. … Full Article

Donovan addresses health care debate

New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital Alumni and members of the Bay Ridge Medical Society gathered for a joint meeting at Chadwick’s Restaurant in Bay Ridge on Monday to hear U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan’s views on the health care debate.   … Full Article

Birthing Center offers moms alternative to hospital deliveries

Dr. Lisa Eng estimates that she delivers 200 babies a year. But she said her most important trait is her ability to listen. … Full Article

Dyker Heights heart patient gets new lease on life

Henry Scarpati said he feels lucky to be alive. Back in November, Scarpati, 64, a lifelong resident of Dyker Heights, felt serious chest pains on his way to visit his mother. He’d had a heart attack ten years earlier and knew more than the average person about coronary artery disease. … Full Article

BP Eric Adams issues Healthy Workplace Challenge

On Tuesday, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams capped American Heart Month — observed nationwide in February — with the launch of the Brooklyn Healthy Workplace Challenge in collaboration with the American Heart Association (AHA), aimed at changing the dietary and exercise habits at busi … Full Article

After rat urine death, NYC issues guidelines on avoiding disease

Following the outbreak in the Bronx of a rare but deadly disease spread by rat urine and associated with squalor, New York City’s Health Department has issued guidelines on how to avoid catching the avoid the illness, known as leptospirosis. … Full Article

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