Health

Cornegy hosts Gift of Life Day in Thompson’s memory

Councilmember Robert Cornegy Jr. has found a unique way of paying tribute to the memory of the late Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson. … Full Article

Donovan lauds passage of 21st Century Cures Act

Sweeping legislation passed by both houses of Congress will pump $5.8 billion into fighting opioid drug addiction and other life-threatening health issues, according to U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan, who called that package a “landmark” bill. … Full Article

Golden sponsors free mammograms

Women should not let a lack of money stand in the way of a potentially lifesaving medical test, said state Sen. … Full Article

Assemblymember Cymbrowitz hails signing of bill mandating NYS to conduct elder abuse public education campaign

With a shocking number of seniors suffering from physical, psychological, sexual or financial elder abuse that goes unreported every year in New York state, Assemblymember Steven Cymbrowitz (D-Brooklyn) is commending the governor’s signing of legislation he sponsored (A.9143-A) that will require  … Full Article

U.S. News & World Report names The Brooklyn Hospital Center among the best hospitals in heart failure care

The Brooklyn Hospital Center (TBHC) has announced that it has been recognized as one of the best hospitals for 2016-17 in heart failure care by U.S. News & World Report. … Full Article

Study: Disrupting sleep routine triggers cancer in mice

Researchers have uncovered more bad news for people with irregular sleep schedules. … Full Article

Brooklyn's first hospital part of a downtown revival

‘The good news just keeps on coming’ is a phrase from a recent memo sent to staff of The Brooklyn Hospital Center by President and CEO Gary Terrinoni. … Full Article

Cobble Hill Health Center 40th Anniversary rocks aging

“I’m going to fulfill a lifelong dream,” Cobble Hill Health Center CEO Tony Lewis told the mesmerized audience. “I’m going to be the first CEO to undress!”  … Full Article

Hospitalists transform patient care at NYU Lutheran

Health care is constantly evolving — as are the roles of physicians in a hospital environment. At NYU Lutheran Medical Center and hospitals nationwide, a new team of doctors called “hospitalists” have become a regular presence, specially trained to deliver comprehensive care to inpatients. … Full Article

Cobble Hill Health Center hosts Rock of Aging Gala

Cobble Hill Health Center will honor Rev. Dr. Paul Smith, pastor emeritus of First Presbyterian Church of Brooklyn, with the Lifetime Achievement Award at their annual Rock of Aging Gala on Thursday, Nov. 17 at The Liberty Warehouse.  … Full Article

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