Health

Kerry and John Quaglione, along with their daughter Natalie Grace, take part in the March for Babies every year to raise money for the March of Dimes. … Full Article

De Blasio honors Pam Brier, former Maimonides CEO and president

Mayor Bill de Blasio, first lady Chirlane McCray, congressional leaders, prominent members of the business community, leaders from across the health care industry and local elected officials joined together on Wednesday at the Maimonides Annual Gala to honor recently retired Maimonides Medi … Full Article

New York Methodist Hospital establishes Child Life Program

New York Methodist Hospital (NYM) has established a Child Life Program that provides children with the emotional and psychosocial support that helps them and their families cope with inpatient hospitalizations and visits to the emergency room.  … Full Article

Bruno, former Brooklyn judge and OEM commissioner, to head Helen Keller Services

Effective Friday, Joseph F. Bruno, a former commissioner of the NYC Office of Emergency Management (OEM) and a former Brooklyn state Supreme Court judge, has been appointed president and CEO of Helen Keller Services (HKS). … Full Article

NYU Lutheran opens ALS center in Bay Ridge

Patients suffering from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) face long odds of survival, but in an effort to improve the odds, NYU Lutheran has opened a new center in Bay Ridge to provide a wide array of treatments. … Full Article

NY Files: Caretakers, not agency, probe most disabled deaths

The agency responsible for protecting those with special needs declined to investigate most of the nearly 1,400 deaths of developmentally disabled people in state care in the past two years, leaving the majority of investigations to the caretaker facilities themselves, according to newly re … Full Article

Did you break your New Year’s resolutions yet?

A week has passed since New Year’s Day and already many Brooklyn residents are probably kicking themselves over breaking their resolutions. … Full Article

NYU Lutheran doctors take healing touch abroad

Doctors, nurses, dentists and other health care practitioners from NYU Lutheran Medical Center have taken their act on the road several times in recent years. … Full Article

Oh, Baby! New Year off to great start for families

While most people were popping champagne corks, blowing horns and tossing confetti to celebrate the New Year, Stephanie Diaz ushered in 2016 by giving birth at Coney Island Hospital. … Full Article

Donovan: Zadroga Act extension a done deal

U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan announced Tuesday that just as he had predicted, the House leadership has included a permanent extension of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act in a year-end omnibus spending bill expected to come up for a vote on Dec. 17. … Full Article

Dyker Heights girl needs help paying for medicine

The Bay Ridge Lawyers Association has stepped up to the plate to help a wheelchair-bound Dyker Heights girl who shows symptoms of Lyme disease but has been denied coverage by her family’s health insurance company. … Full Article

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