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Woodhull Hospital Exhibition Showcases Art From Detainees on Rikers Island

Woodhull Hospital Exhibition Showcases Art From Detainees on Rikers Island

Correctional Health Services’ Creative Arts Therapy program is the oldest and largest jail-based arts therapy program in the nation.
Lifestyle Medicine Program Expands to Kings County

Lifestyle Medicine Program Expands to Kings County

The program provides patients the tools to make healthy lifestyle changes, including access to plant-based diet resources and one-on-one counseling.
Maimonides Tenants Protest Evictions, Neglectful Building Maintenance

Maimonides Tenants Protest Evictions, Neglectful Building Maintenance

Nurses and hospital staff rally against Brooklyn hospital which they say is pushing them out of their homes despite decades of service.
BK Hospital Discovers Link Between Behavioral Disorders and Poor Health Among Veterans

BK Hospital Discovers Link Between Behavioral Disorders and Poor Health Among Veterans

A new study from SUNY Downstate will aid in implementing early interventions and lifestyle modifications to improve veterans’ health.
More Than 50 People Participated in the First Obesity Walk in Brooklyn

More Than 50 People Participated in the First Obesity Walk in Brooklyn

The event aims to support fight in obesity and reduce stigma.
NYC Overdose Prevention Program Expands to Brooklyn Hospital

NYC Overdose Prevention Program Expands to Brooklyn Hospital

The Relay initiative provides support, education and naloxone to New Yorkers who have experienced a non-fatal overdose.
BK Hospital Opens New Mental Health Clinic

BK Hospital Opens New Mental Health Clinic

The clinic will offer several mental health services to New Yorkers that have been affected by domestic and gender-based violence.
Brooklyn's Raccoons Are Getting Vaccinated Against Rabies This Week

Brooklyn's Raccoons Are Getting Vaccinated Against Rabies This Week

Wildlife biologists will be deployed in Brooklyn wooded areas to distribute baits containing an oral rabies vaccine. All pet owners should keep an eye out.
New Community Mural 'Together We Heal' Unveiled at South Brooklyn Health

New Community Mural 'Together We Heal' Unveiled at South Brooklyn Health

The Community Mural Project is believed to be the country’s largest public hospital mural program since the 1930s.
Mayor Announces Milestone For NYC's Nurse Residency Program

Mayor Announces Milestone For NYC's Nurse Residency Program

Since its establishment in 2019, the city-led initiative has successfully trained 5,000 new registered nurses throughout NYC.