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Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015

Free screenings at Kingsbrook

Brooklyn: Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center is opening up its main courtyard to the public Saturday, Aug. 29 with a myriad of screenings, health, wellness education, and information stations for specialty services. Comment.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

On-demand doctor apps bring Uber approach to medicine

Health: WASHINGTON (AP) _ It was 8 o’clock on a weeknight and Brooklyn resident Sarah Sheehan was reeling from a painful earache. Comment.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

NYU Lutheran awarded $750k to help HIV patients

Brooklyn: New York University (NYU) Lutheran Family Health Centers have received a grant by the Atlanta-based U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to the tune of $757,793 to be used among high HIV patient populations in the Brooklyn neighborhoods of Sunset Park, Flatbush / East Flatbush, Park Slope / Red Hook, Brownsville and Crown Heights. Comment.

Monday, July 20, 2015

Legislation that could end unwanted medical treatment

Health: Roughly 25 million Americans have been subjected to unwanted medical treatment at some point in their lives, and that means we have a healthcare system that is not listening to patients. We all say we believe in patient-centered health care, and now we have a bill in the U.S. Congress that would put our money where our mouths are. Literally. Comment.

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Thursday, July 2, 2015

‘Dancing Doctor’ opens new clinic

Brooklyn: The doctor is in! This past Monday on June 29, 2015 Dr. Javid Yadegar and his partners hosted a grand opening event and ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the new location of Elite Medical Clinic at 721 Flushing Ave. in Brooklyn, New York. Comment.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Successful medical mission to Grenada

Grenada: A major Brooklyn community group has conducted a very successful medical mission to Grenada. Comment.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Dr. Donna-Marie E. Manasseh: As mighty as an oak

Health: Her field chose her. Comment.