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

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

NYC first lady part of new domestic violence awareness push

First lady Chirlane McCray is spearheading a new push to raise awareness of domestic violence in New York City. … Full Article

PHOTO: Marty Markowitz leads Brooklyn Heart & Stroke Walk

The Brooklyn Heart & Stroke Walk took place on Sept. 20 at Cadman Plaza Park. … Full Article

Lutheran Hospital moving toward merger with NYU Langone

Lutheran Medical Center, which made news back in April when it signed an affiliation agreement with health care giant NYU Langone, is making news again — this time by entering into a full merger with its big brother. … Full Article

NYC plan trains lay people as mental health screeners

The training session asked workers how they would respond to troubled people — a drug user, an abuse victim or someone with bipolar disorder — that they might encounter on the job. … Full Article

New York Methodist Hospital recognizes National Surgical Technologists Week

From Sept. 20 to 26, New York Methodist Hospital (NYM) will celebrate its 53 certified surgical technologists during National Surgical Technologists Week. … Full Article

Bay Ridge supports Times Square going gold for cancer

Cancer advocates and elected officials from Bay Ridge came to Times Square as the Crossroads of the World turned into a golden paradise to raise cancer awareness. … Full Article

Golden sponsoring free mammograms on Oct. 16

State Sen. Marty Golden is offering women the opportunity to be screened for breast cancer for free. … Full Article

Gala event celebrates grand opening of New Pavilion at the Haym Salomon Home

It was a memorable evening at the Haym Salomon Home for Nursing and Rehabilitation as elected officials, community leaders, hospital executives, directors, case managers and members of the media gathered to celebrate the unveiling of the brand new GrandView Pavilion Rehabilitation Center. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bridge walk aims to bring attention to rarely recognized diseases

Hundreds of people will gather to walk across the Brooklyn Bridge to Manhattan on Saturday, Sept. 19 in hopes of building community, raising funds and garnering more attention for lymphedema and lymphatic diseases. … Full Article


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