Health

In a bombshell development, Maimonides Medical Center announced on Wednesday that Pamela Brier, the hospital’s president and CEO, will retire at the beginning of 2016 after leadi … Full Article

Maimonides expert: Every second counts in stroke treatment

Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the U.S., according to Dr. Steven Rudolph, director of the Jaffe Stroke Center at Maimonides Medical Center, and is the leading cause of disability in adults. … Full Article

Maimonides trustee wins United Hospital Fund award

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

City offers mental health help to young Sandy victims

Many of Superstorm Sandy’s youngest victims are still suffering, more than two years after the devastating hurricane, according to officials at the city’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. … Full Article

NYU Lutheran experts applaud mayor’s mental health stance

Mayor Bill de Blasio is on target when he speaks about the city’s need to expand mental health services according to officials at Brooklyn’s NYU Lutheran Family Health Centers, who said that the mental health of children and families demands more attention from city government. … Full Article

Brooklyn’s ‘LICH Act’ inches through NYS legislature

A bill sponsored by state Sen. Daniel Squadron and Assemblymember Jo Anne Simon, called the Local Input in Community Healthcare (LICH) Act, is inching its way through both houses of the state legislature. … Full Article

Bay Ridge floral designer’s mission: Helping kids in hospitals

Robert Rising is proof that great ideas can come out of the most trying circumstances. … Full Article

UPDATE: Drug treatment center backs out of Bay Ridge

State Sen. Marty Golden said Tuesday that he has learned that ACI, the non-profit group seeking to open a drug addiction treatment clinic at the site of the former Victory Memorial Hospital in Bay Ridge, has backed off the plan. … Full Article

Prissana Alston named SVP and Chief Nursing Officer at Interfaith Medical Center

Prissana Alston, a nurse leader with more than three decades of experience, has been named senior vice president and chief nursing officer (CNO) at Interfaith Medical Center.  … Full Article

Brooklyn man tells how he went from couch potato to 5K runner

Three years ago, Donald Stankalis weighed 440 pounds and was a confirmed couch potato. But now, after losing an astonishing 250 pounds, he is no longer a slave to his couch. In fact, he’s so physically fit, he runs in 5K races and plans to take part in half-marathons. … Full Article

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