Health

Community leaders and members of the Colonial Club of Bay Ridge gathered on Thursday for a presentation on health care. The club strives to offer timely talks about community events and issues. … Full Article

Study: Disrupting sleep routine triggers cancer in mice

Researchers have uncovered more bad news for people with irregular sleep schedules. … Full Article

Brooklyn's first hospital part of a downtown revival

‘The good news just keeps on coming’ is a phrase from a recent memo sent to staff of The Brooklyn Hospital Center by President and CEO Gary Terrinoni. … Full Article

Cobble Hill Health Center 40th Anniversary rocks aging

“I’m going to fulfill a lifelong dream,” Cobble Hill Health Center CEO Tony Lewis told the mesmerized audience. “I’m going to be the first CEO to undress!”  … Full Article

Hospitalists transform patient care at NYU Lutheran

Health care is constantly evolving — as are the roles of physicians in a hospital environment. At NYU Lutheran Medical Center and hospitals nationwide, a new team of doctors called “hospitalists” have become a regular presence, specially trained to deliver comprehensive care to inpatients. … Full Article

Cobble Hill Health Center hosts Rock of Aging Gala

Cobble Hill Health Center will honor Rev. Dr. Paul Smith, pastor emeritus of First Presbyterian Church of Brooklyn, with the Lifetime Achievement Award at their annual Rock of Aging Gala on Thursday, Nov. 17 at The Liberty Warehouse.  … Full Article

Colonial Club offers informative talk about Medicare benefits

The Colonial Club of Bay Ridge strives to offer insightful and engaging talks about community events and issues that pertain to its devoted membership. The club is comprised of community leaders and professionals, including bankers, doctors, realtors and insurance agents, among others. … Full Article

Jacques Torres to host March of Dimes event at chocolate factory

Chef Jacques Torres, the world-famous chocolatier, revealed a little-known fact about himself when he recently announced that he will host a special event next month to raise money for the new Brooklyn chapter of the March of Dimes. … Full Article

Dr. Michael Zenilman is new chair of surgery at New York Methodist Hospital

Dr. Michael Zenilman has joined New York Methodist Hospital (NYM) as chair of the Department of Surgery. He will also serve on the Weill Cornell Medicine faculty, recruited as a professor of surgery. … Full Article

‘Duck For President’ rallies kids at The Brooklyn Hospital Center

Project Sunshine volunteers had a very special treat in store for the kids at The Children’s Health Center at The Brooklyn Hospital Center (TBHC) on Wednesday. Noted children’s writer Doreen Cronin, author of “Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type,” “Diary of a Spider” and the “J. J. … Full Article

Roll up sleeves! Brooklyn pols offer free flu shots

Residents of Southwest Brooklyn who haven’t yet gotten their flu shots will have a chance to take steps to protect their health thanks to two local lawmakers. Councilmember Mark Treyger and state Sen. … Full Article

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