Complex Fortis closing on LICH site in Brooklyn partially complete

Fortis Property Group has completed the initial closing on a large chunk of the site of Long Island College Hospital (LICH) in Cobble Hill, but the final closing on the property may be years down the road. … Full Article

PHOTOS: Cancer patients, survivors and doctors spread awareness at West Indian Day Parade

On Monday, an international movement to raise awareness of below-the-belt cancers kicked off its first U.S. awareness event at the West Indian Day Parade in Brooklyn. … Full Article

Bay Ridge Cares going gold for kids with cancer

In an effort to spread a message of hope, members of Bay Ridge Cares, a grass-roots charity group, are conducting their second annual Go Gold Bay Ridge to raise awareness of pediatric cancer. … Full Article

After contentious battle, Fortis officially closes on LICH site in Brooklyn

After a wrenching multi-year legal battle and amid ongoing community discontent, Fortis Property Group has officially closed on the site of Long Island College Hospital (LICH). … Full Article

Maimonides doctor says kids need 10-12 hours of sleep

Here’s an unusual back-to-school tip for parents: Children need plenty of ZZZs in order to learn the three Rs. … Full Article

NYU Lutheran joins nationwide colon cancer fight

Colon cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in America — right behind prostate and lung cancer in men and breast and lung cancer in women — according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC). In 2014, 137,000 cases of colorectal cancer were diagnosed in the U.S. … Full Article

Maimonides President Pamela Brier to step down

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 leading the institution for 20 years. … Full Article

Maimonides enters strategic partnership with North Shore-LI Jewish Hospital

Long in the planning stages, a "strategic partnership" between two successful hospital groups is now official: Brooklyn's historic Maimonides Medical Center ha … Full Article

City’s First Lady Chirlane McCray outlines mental health battle plan

New York City’s First Lady Chirlane McCray on Tuesday offered a progress report on her ambitious effort to get the city to tackle mental illness in a different way, telling reporters that government can no longer ignore “the elephant in the room.” … Full Article

City’s first human case of West Nile virus hits Brooklyn

Mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus have been detected in ten zip codes in Brooklyn, and on Sunday health officials confirmed that a Brooklyn man was the first in the city to be hospitalized with viral meningitis. … Full Article


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