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March to protest sale of LICH set for Sunday in Brooklyn

A march and rally to protest the sale of Long Island College Hospital (LICH) in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn to developer Fortis Property Group is planned for Sunday, Oct. 26 at 1 p.m.  … Full Article

Three quarantined after NYC's first confirmed Ebola case

Officials tamped down New Yorkers' fears Friday after a doctor was diagnosed with Ebola in a city where millions of people squeeze into crowded subways, buses and elevators every day. … Full Article

Doctor being tested for Ebola in New York City

A doctor who had been to West Africa was being tested for Ebola at Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan, the New York State Department of Health (DOH) said Thursday. … Full Article
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Health officials reassure Brooklyn residents about Ebola

Health officials worked to defuse panic and misperceptions about Ebola and Enterovirus D68 at a Borough Hall town hall in Brooklyn Wednesday night. The forum was sponsored by Borough President Eric Adams. … Full Article

New York health workers get Ebola education

Some 5,000 New York health-care workers gathered Tuesday for a step-by-step demonstration of new protocols for treating Ebola patients from city, state and federal health officials. … Full Article

From humble beginnings in Crown Heights, Brooklyn native Alan B. Miller went on to build a Fortune 500 healthcare company

Immediately following the hostile takeover in 1978 of American Medicorp, Brooklyn native Alan B. … Full Article

Brooklyn judge rejects doctor's attempt to put sale of LICH on hold

State Supreme Court Justice Johnny Lee Baynes on Tuesday rejected a motion by a Brooklyn doctor seeking to put the sale of Long Island College Hospital (LICH) to Fortis Property Group on hold. … Full Article

Bay Ridge joins national Red Ribbon anti-drug fight

Red ribbons may look festive, but in Bay Ridge, they have a serious purpose. The neighborhood is getting behind the national Red Ribbon Campaign in a big way. … Full Article

Brooklyn Ebola and Enterovirus town hall set for Wednesday

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams is sponsoring a town hall on Ebola and Enterovirus D68 on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 6 p.m. in the courtroom of Brooklyn Borough Hall.  … Full Article

Brooklyn doc to appear before judge Tuesday in move to halt LICH sale

A court appearance is set for Tuesday, Oct. 21 on a motion by a Brooklyn doctor seeking to halt the sale of Long Island College Hospital (LICH) to Fortis Property Group. … Full Article

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