Health

Eugene secures $4.9 million for Kings County Hospital

Councilmember Mathieu Eugene, the City Council’s only physician, has done something to improve the health of Kings County Hospital, but he didn’t need a stethoscope to do it. … Full Article

Blood drive pays tribute to P.S. 102 custodian

A Bay Ridge school custodian who died three years ago will be remembered at a blood drive organized by his mother. … Full Article

New York Methodist Hospital welcomes new chief of thoracic surgery

Dr. Sebron Harrison recently joined the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at New York Methodist Hospital (NYM) as chief of thoracic surgery. … Full Article

Seniors make blankets for NYU Lutheran newborns

In an act of love and generosity, senior citizens from the Sunset Park Neighborhood Center devoted four months to knitting baby blankets for new moms in need, according to officials at NYU Lutheran, who said the seniors recently visited NYU Lutheran Family Health Centers Women and Children' … Full Article

Interfaith’s Smile Brooklyn Dental Center screens elementary schoolers at ‘Give Kids A Smile’ event

Thanks to Interfaith Medical Center’s Department of Dental Medicine, 66 elementary school students from The Weeksville School (P.S. … Full Article

Maimonides celebrates Lunar New Year

In celebration of Lunar New Year, the Year of the Monkey, Maimonides Medical Center hosted a special event on Feb. … Full Article

Maimonides Medical Center celebrates Black History Month

Maimonides Medical Center hosted a celebratory event in honor of Black History Month on Feb. 9. The program included welcoming remarks from Ken Gibbs, president and CEO at Maimonides; a keynote address by Hon. … Full Article

Brooklyn’s oldest hospital has new CEO, new plan for managing care and growth

Snuggled between DeKalb Avenue and the southern end of Fort Greene Park is a brick-and-mortar source of potential — a hospital with so much history that it was built when the only way to cross the East River was by ferry.  … Full Article

Maimonides honors National Heart Month

The Heart & Vascular Center at Maimonides honored National Heart Month with a flag-raising ceremony and speaking program on Feb. 5 in the main lobby of the hospital. … Full Article

NYC waters are teeming with plastic particles, study finds

The waterways surrounding New York City are a soup of plastic, ranging from discarded takeout containers down to tiny beads that end up in the food supply, according to a new report by an environmental group. … Full Article

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