Health

While large numbers of Brooklynites protested the loss of life in Crown Heights, many others gathered inside the New Lots Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library to learn how to save lives in c … Full Article

NYU Langone beefs up cardiology staff with new hires

February is American Heart Month in the U.S. and NYU Langone Hosptial, and Brooklyn is gearing up for the month-long celebration by adding to its staff of cardiology experts. … Full Article

Drastic rise in flu across New York; Hospital beds filling up

Cases of influenza shot up dramatically over the past weeks across New York, and the illness is sending New Yorkers to the hospital in record numbers. … Full Article

Maimonides doctor tells how to lose weight in 2018

If your New Year’s resolution is to lose weight, you would be better off making small, incremental changes in your eating habits rather than go for broke by putting yourself on a starvation diet. … Full Article

Maimonides marks heart transplant milestone

The daughter of the surgeon who performed the first heart transplant in the U.S. 50 years ago paid a visit to the Brooklyn hospital where the historic operation took place to help today’s doctors celebrate the milestone. … Full Article

NYU Langone to close Lutheran Augustana Center

A major Brooklyn medical facility that serves patients in need of skilled nursing, physical therapy, pain management and hospice care is closing its doors in 2018, the Brooklyn Eagle has learned. … Full Article

Santa Claus comes to Interfaith Medical Center

Santa Claus took time out from his busy schedule to come down from the North Pole to visit with children at Interfaith Medical Center in Bedford-Stuyvesant and it proved to be a memorable day. … Full Article

It might not be the flu, but something is going around

With the start of flu season, viral infections in the region have been ticking steadily upward over the past several weeks. But the nasal congestion, coughs, fever and body aches you’re experiencing may not be caused by the influenza virus, scientists say. … Full Article

Advocates urge 9/11 victims to apply for Zadroga help

The James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act isn’t just for first responders, according to advocates and elected officials, who are mounting an all-out effort to spread the word that the federally funded program is also available for people who went to school, worked or lived in Lower Manha … Full Article

Maimonides joins city’s opioid treatment ‘relay’ team

Maimonides Medical Center has become part of a relay team, not to win gold medals in track and field, but to save lives. … Full Article

How surgery helped woman survive brain tumor

The brave battle that U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) is waging against brain cancer has put a spotlight on brain tumors in a way that is making millions of Americans pay attention.  … Full Article

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