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Northwell Health Expands Financial Assistance For Patients

Northwell Health Expands Financial Assistance For Patients

New York State Attorney General Letitia James reached an agreement with Northwell Health to help low-income New Yorkers have greater access to medical care without falling into debt.
This June 8 Health Festival Looks to Empower Black Men

This June 8 Health Festival Looks to Empower Black Men

Heart, Body & Soul’s annual Black Man’s Health Festival will provide health screenings, panel discussions, and even haircuts, to raise awareness about the health disparities faced by Black men.
Maimonides Gets State Funds to Expand Abortion Access

Maimonides Gets State Funds to Expand Abortion Access

Maimonides Medical Center was awarded $750,000 in funding as part of the continuation of the New York State Abortion Access Program.
City's Doula, Midwifery Service Helped Over 12,000 families, Mayor Says

City's Doula, Midwifery Service Helped Over 12,000 families, Mayor Says

Doula and home visitor services address racial disparities in maternal health for minority New Yorkers, the mayor said.
SUNY Downstate Doctor Named President of American Psychiatric Association

SUNY Downstate Doctor Named President of American Psychiatric Association

Ramaswamy Viswanathan, M.D., Dr.Med.Sc., was named president of the American Psychiatric Association for 2024-2025.
All You Need to Know About Saturday's Brooklyn Half Marathon

All You Need to Know About Saturday's Brooklyn Half Marathon

Over 26,000 runners will participate in the 2024 RBC Brooklyn Half Marathon on May 18.
Patients Deprived Of Outdoor Access at City-Run Psychiatric Hospitals

Patients Deprived Of Outdoor Access at City-Run Psychiatric Hospitals

Individuals subjected to uninterrupted indoor confinement while receiving inpatient mental health care experienced extreme distress, the report found.
Maimonides To Build Mental Health Center in Ditmas Park

Maimonides To Build Mental Health Center in Ditmas Park

Additional mental health services is coming to central Brooklyn.
Go to The BIPOC Wellness Summit at BRIC on May 18

Go to The BIPOC Wellness Summit at BRIC on May 18

The summit is part of "a movement towards re-envisioning Black wellness," the co-founders said.
To End The Cycle of Violence, Treat Trauma First, Says BK Doctor And New Author

To End The Cycle of Violence, Treat Trauma First, Says BK Doctor And New Author

Dr. Robert Gore, an ER physician, chronicles his views on violence and trauma in a new book.