Health

NYC woman found to spread Zika through sex for 1st time

A New York City woman infected her male partner with Zika virus through sex, the first time female-to-male transmission of the germ has been documented. … Full Article

Maimonides honors patients at Cancer Survivors Day party

In recognition of National Cancer Survivors Day, Maimonides recently honored cancer survivors with a festive, Mardi Gras-themed celebration at Dyker Beach Golf Club. … Full Article

NYU Lutheran helps kids with ‘white coat hypertension’

Doctors at NYU Lutheran Medical Center have made an interesting discovery with the help of new technology and the results could go a long way toward helping children avoid high blood pressure. … Full Article

New York Methodist Hospital welcomes new cancer chief, Dr. Alan Astrow

Dr. Alan Astrow recently joined New York Methodist Hospital (NYM) as chief of hematology and medical oncology. Nationally recognized and board certified in internal medicine, medical oncology and hematology, Dr. … Full Article

Maimonides unveils new art exhibit of patients’ work

Maimonides Medical Center recently celebrated the opening of the new exhibit “Transformations: Seeking Clarity Through Art.” Located at the Marvin H. … Full Article

Night at the Races raises $10,000 for Bay Ridge Center

More than 100 people were lining up to bet on horses but they weren’t placing their wagers at Belmont. They were in a Bay Ridge senior citizens center and their bets were helping the center raise money for programs that service older adults. … Full Article

NYU Lutheran wins national award for stroke treatments

NYU Lutheran Medical Center is receiving national recognition for its treatment of patients suffering from strokes. … Full Article

NYC begins fight against the Zika virus

The city has begun spraying larvicide in a number of neighborhoods across the city in an effort to control mosquito-borne illnesses, including West Nile Virus and a potential new threat this year, the Zika virus. … Full Article

Celebrities play Nurse for a Day at Maimonides

The young people in Hon. Patricia DiMango’s presence on Thursday morning were all crying and wailing. But it wasn’t because DiMango had handed down a strict ruling against them from the bench. They were crying because they’re newborns. … Full Article

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