The team of specialists who treat breast cancer at Maimonides Medical Center joined together to kick-off National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a flag-raising outside the hospital’s main … Full Article

New York Methodist Hospital recognizes National Surgical Technologists Week

From Sept. 20 to 26, New York Methodist Hospital (NYM) will celebrate its 53 certified surgical technologists during National Surgical Technologists Week. … Full Article

Bay Ridge supports Times Square going gold for cancer

Cancer advocates and elected officials from Bay Ridge came to Times Square as the Crossroads of the World turned into a golden paradise to raise cancer awareness. … Full Article

Golden sponsoring free mammograms on Oct. 16

State Sen. Marty Golden is offering women the opportunity to be screened for breast cancer for free. … Full Article

Gala event celebrates grand opening of New Pavilion at the Haym Salomon Home

It was a memorable evening at the Haym Salomon Home for Nursing and Rehabilitation as elected officials, community leaders, hospital executives, directors, case managers and members of the media gathered to celebrate the unveiling of the brand new GrandView Pavilion Rehabilitation Center. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bridge walk aims to bring attention to rarely recognized diseases

Hundreds of people will gather to walk across the Brooklyn Bridge to Manhattan on Saturday, Sept. 19 in hopes of building community, raising funds and garnering more attention for lymphedema and lymphatic diseases. … Full Article

Complex Fortis closing on LICH site in Brooklyn partially complete

Fortis Property Group has completed the initial closing on a large chunk of the site of Long Island College Hospital (LICH) in Cobble Hill, but the final closing on the property may be years down the road. … Full Article

PHOTOS: Cancer patients, survivors and doctors spread awareness at West Indian Day Parade

On Monday, an international movement to raise awareness of below-the-belt cancers kicked off its first U.S. awareness event at the West Indian Day Parade in Brooklyn. … Full Article

Bay Ridge Cares going gold for kids with cancer

In an effort to spread a message of hope, members of Bay Ridge Cares, a grass-roots charity group, are conducting their second annual Go Gold Bay Ridge to raise awareness of pediatric cancer. … Full Article

After contentious battle, Fortis officially closes on LICH site in Brooklyn

After a wrenching multi-year legal battle and amid ongoing community discontent, Fortis Property Group has officially closed on the site of Long Island College Hospital (LICH). … Full Article

Maimonides doctor says kids need 10-12 hours of sleep

Here’s an unusual back-to-school tip for parents: Children need plenty of ZZZs in order to learn the three Rs. … Full Article


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