Health

Maimonides Medical Center was front and center at a recent awards luncheon held by the United Hospital Fund, as one of its board members was honored. … Full Article

NYU Lutheran to host 132nd Annual Dinner Dance May 16

NYU Lutheran and its Board of Trustees will host its 132nd Annual Dinner Dance on May 16 at 6:30 p.m. The Venetian Carnival-themed gala will be held at Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers in Manhattan. … Full Article
New Brookdale Family Care Center Opens In Brooklyn

VIDEO: Brookdale Hospital opens new Family Care Center in East New York

The oldest living person in New York joined in celebrating the opening of Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center’s new Family Care Center in East New York. … Full Article

St. Nicholas Home hosts barbecue-fundraiser

Dozens of civic leaders from Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights and Bensonhurst munched on pulled pork sandwiches, hamburgers, Buffalo wings and other tasty finger foods at a backyard barbecue Sunday afternoon, but they weren’t eating just for the fun of it. It was part of a fundraiser for the St. … Full Article
LICH Supporters Continue Fight For Hospital

LICH physicians lose appeal, vow to keep fighting for hospital in Brooklyn

The state Supreme Court's Appellate Division in Brooklyn Heights on Friday dismissed the appeal of a doctors group seeking to block the sale of Long Island College Hospital (LICH) to a developer. … Full Article

LICH supporters rally in Brooklyn as Appellate Court mulls appeal

The battle for shuttered Long Island College Hospital (LICH) played out in front of the state Appellate Division in Brooklyn Heights on Thursday, as supporters waved signs reading, “Save LICH!” and “We’re still here, we still need a full service hospital.” … Full Article

Judge appoints receiver for beleaguered Park Slope assisted living facility

The families and supporters of seven Park Slope seniors cheered the recent decision by a Brooklyn judge to appoint a temporary receiver for their embattled Park Slope assisted living facility. … Full Article

‘LICH Act’ hospital bill up for vote Wednesday

A bill that would allow for a greater community voice when hospitals are threatened with closure is scheduled for a vote on Wednesday in the New York State Senate. … Full Article

Fontbonne grads open their hearts to child with cancer

The loud, pulsating music filling the Saint Finbar Church hall made it impossible to sit still, or even sit at all, for that matter. Dozens of people were up gyrating and performing various Zumba moves under the watchful eye of an instructor onstage. … Full Article

Tuberculosis outbreak hits Sunset Park

The New York City Department of Health is dealing with a tuberculosis outbreak in Sunset Park, according to officials. … Full Article

Maimonides embracing surgery-performing robots

Baby Boomers all remember “The Jetsons,” a jazzy cartoon series they watched as kids in the early-1960s about George Jetson, his wife Jane and their two children living in a futuristic society. The family’s maid, Rosie, was a sassy robot. … Full Article

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