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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.
New Birthing Center Coming to Crown Heights

New Birthing Center Coming to Crown Heights

SUNY Downstate received $2.7 million in federal funds to develop a new Women’s Health, Pediatric and Birthing Center.
CAMBA Hosts Baby Shower And Clinic For Moms in Need

CAMBA Hosts Baby Shower And Clinic For Moms in Need

The baby shower and clinic helped recently post-partum and new moms find direct access to healthcare.