Health

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 fede … Full Article

Plan to convert Brooklyn VA Hospital to ambulatory center raises alarm with vets, pols

A plan to eliminate inpatient surgery at Brooklyn’s VA hospital and transfer these services to the Manhattan VA hospital is raising alarm among Brooklyn and Staten Island military veterans and local officials, who say they are worried the move will cause a hardship for veterans in the outer borou … Full Article

Author Sheryl Haft introduces kids to ‘Baby-Boo’

Children’s book author Sheryl Haft met some of her youngest fans at a fun-filled gathering this week at the Magical Years Early Childhood Center of the Family Health Centers, a Sunset Park program sponsored by NYU Langone.  … Full Article

Music That Heals receives grant to perform at Maimonides Hospital

With a roster of more than 40 professional musicians Music That Heals (MTH) is proud to be showcasing some of these talented performers at Maimonides Hospital through a grant received from the Francesco Loccisano Foundation (Frankie’s Mission), who is dedicated to helping families of children wit … Full Article

NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn names new chief of surgery

Dr. Prashant Sinha has been named the new chief of surgery at NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn, taking the reins of a department that has become the Brooklyn hub of NYU Langone Health. … Full Article

NYU Langone receives $25 million gift from the Bezos Family Foundation

NYU Lutheran Medical Center has formally changed its name to NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn. The name change is a major development for longtime residents of the neighborhood who have always known it as Lutheran Hospital. … Full Article

NYU Langone launches two new eye centers in Brooklyn

NYU Langone has launched two new eye care practices in Brooklyn, as it continues to expand access to its medical services throughout the borough. … Full Article

Maimonides Medical Center pays tribute to volunteers

The work done by people volunteering their time in the city’s hospitals makes a big difference in the lives of patients, according to New York’s first lady Chirlane McCray who told guests at a Maimonides Medical Center luncheon that volunteers are vital. … Full Article

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

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