State lawmakers, doctors and families of young people killed by heroin overdoses will all be in Dyker Heights later this month for a hearing aimed at finding solutions to a shocking and growi … Full Article

Roll up your sleeves! Pols offer flu shots

With flu season set to arrive soon, Brooklyn lawmakers are looking after the health of their constituents by offering free flu vaccinations in their districts. … Full Article

DOH profile shows hidden side of health in Brooklyn Heights, Fort Greene

Brooklyn’s Community District 2 is seemingly a young and healthy district. … Full Article

Once a fetid mess, now serene wetland: NYC waters transform

Amid the crammed concrete and steel of Brooklyn, a ribbon of clear water stretches out into a vast bay. Tall grass rustles along the undulating shoreline, where bursts of golden flowers, pines and cacti flourish in the soft sand. … Full Article

Malliotakis, Maimonides team up to teach CPR

Brooklyn residents can learn how to save lives — by going to church. … Full Article

New health data zooms in on disparities among Brooklyn areas

In Brooklyn's impoverished Brownsville neighborhood, the average person can expect to live to 74, just over 3 out of 10 adults are obese and 8 of every 1,000 newborns don't make it to their first birthday. … Full Article

New York Methodist Hospital cuts ribbon on outpatient radiology imaging center

On Oct. 6, New York Methodist Hospital (NYM) President and CEO Mark J. Mundy, Chairman of Radiology Dr. … Full Article

Maimonides kicks-off Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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 entrance on 10th Avenue in Brooklyn. … Full Article

Fortis Property Group files permits for row of townhouses at former LICH site

Fortis Property Group has filed permit applications for eight townhouses in Cobble Hill at the former Long Island College Hospital (LICH) site, despite the fact that serious talks are underway regarding an extensive rezoning proposal. … Full Article

Maimonides celebrates participants of Summer Youth Employment Program

Maimonides Medical Center recently honored the participants of the Summer Youth Employment Program at a special recognition ceremony. … Full Article

Donovan meets with cancer research advocates

U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan met with cancer research advocates visiting Washington D.C. … Full Article


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