The team of specialists who treat breast cancer at Maimonides Medical Center joined together to kick-off National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a flag-raising outside the hospital’s main … Full Article

Treyger organizes softball game to help autistic kids

Councilmember Mark Treyger has beaten plenty of opponents in his political career, but on July 14, he won a victory against autism. … Full Article

Pediatric cancer patient celebration at Maimonides Medical Center

Goldman Sachs recently hosted a celebration for pediatric cancer patients at Maimonides Medical Center, with help from Make-A-Wish Metro New York and the Maimonides Child Life Program. … Full Article

The Brooklyn Hospital Center wins Hospitals & Health Networks’ ‘Most Wired’ award for 2015

The Brooklyn Hospital Center (TBHC) has been awarded Hospitals & Health Networks’ ”Most Wired” Award for 2015. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to infrastructure design, investment in, and direction for the TBHC wired network. … Full Article

Coney Island Hospital dedicates new community health center

Coney Island Hospital on Wednesday dedicated its new community health center in Coney Island and named it for Ida G. Israel, a late community leader and long-time neighborhood resident. … Full Article

Experimental drug gives Bay Ridge boy hope

A Bay Ridge boy bravely battling a rare and deadly form of muscular dystrophy is finding new hope in an experimental drug he is taking as part of a clinical trial 3,000 miles from home. … Full Article

State extends Sept. 11 task force for five years

A bipartisan bill sponsored by two Brooklyn lawmakers to extend the life of a Sept. 11 task force that assists first responders has been signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. … Full Article

Shore Hill prom turns seniors into teenagers again

Proms aren’t just for high school students anymore. … Full Article

Patients protest Brooklyn dialysis center closing

The Brooklyn Kidney Center (BKC), a dialysis center in Park Slope, has notified patients and staff that it is closing its doors next month, leaving its patients – many in wheelchairs or otherwise disabled – scrambling to find seats in other centers in Brooklyn or elsewhere. … Full Article

NYU Lutheran opens infusion center for cancer patients

With help from an $18,000 donation from Northfield Bank Foundation, NYU Lutheran Medical Center has opened a new infusion center in Bay Ridge to treat patients with cancer, anemia, rheumatoid arthritis and neurological disorders. … Full Article

Kids use art to raise awareness of asthma

A dozen New York City area students, including four from Brooklyn, were winners of a poster contest sponsored by HealthPlus Amerigroup to raise awareness of asthma. The kids will have the honor of seeing the posters they created used in a special calendar. … Full Article


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