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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.

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.

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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

Carmen Rivera: A fighter for the voiceless

Health: Her union work ignites the social activst inside her. Comment.

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

Health: Her field chose her. Comment.

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Community Health Festival

Brooklyn: Brookdale Hospital is hosting their annual Community Health and Street Festival on Saturday, June 13 from 11:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m. on Rockaway Parkway, between Linden Boulevard and Church Avenue. The event is free and open to the public. Comment.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Caribbean health ministers examine challenges

Health: Caribbean health ministers have joined health authorities of the Americas in discussing the creation of resilient health systems, while examining health challenges and achievements. Comment.