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Revolutionizing Surgery: Maimonides Surgeons Pioneer Mixed Reality Shoulder Replacement

Revolutionizing Surgery: Maimonides Surgeons Pioneer Mixed Reality Shoulder Replacement

The future of total shoulder replacement now available in Brooklyn.
The Downtown Brooklyn Beautypreneurs: Redefining Self-Care and Self-Love for Women

The Downtown Brooklyn Beautypreneurs: Redefining Self-Care and Self-Love for Women

In honor of Women’s History Month, here are three local entrepreneurs whose businesses are helping women be their best selves.
Gaia NoMaya: Behind the Gold Curtain of a Social Wellness Club in Flatbush

Gaia NoMaya: Behind the Gold Curtain of a Social Wellness Club in Flatbush

Opened in 2022, Gaia NoMaya combines healing and spa treatments with social activities like music events and parties.
Protect Your Heart, Body & Soul – Some Healthy Tips for Better Living

Protect Your Heart, Body & Soul – Some Healthy Tips for Better Living

When I think of the heart, for some reason I think about the engine of my car. In order to make sure it functions properly I have to take great care of it.
Summer is Coming: Here Are 15 CSAs Feeding BK Farm-Fresh Food

Summer is Coming: Here Are 15 CSAs Feeding BK Farm-Fresh Food

Sign-ups are starting for many of the Community Supported Agriculture programs around the borough.
7 Things to Know About Maternal Vaccines

7 Things to Know About Maternal Vaccines

Before you become pregnant, learn how to protect yourself and your child from serious diseases. Talk to your health care professional to make sure you’re up to date on all your vaccines.
New Report Finds One-Fifth of BK's Aging Population Lives in Poverty

New Report Finds One-Fifth of BK's Aging Population Lives in Poverty

A new report from the Center for an Urban Future is urging local officials to beef up their support of Brooklyn's surging senior population
New York City Declares End to Mpox Outbreak

New York City Declares End to Mpox Outbreak

New York City’s Health Department officially declared the mpox outbreak over on Feb. 1.
NYC Nurse Strike Ends After 3 Days; Strike Averted at Wyckoff Hospital

NYC Nurse Strike Ends After 3 Days; Strike Averted at Wyckoff Hospital

Both hospitals agreed to provide enforceable safe staffing ratios to ensure that there will be enough nurses to provide care for patients.
Brooklyn's Nurses Plan to Strike for Safe Staffing, Affecting Almost All BK Hospitals

Brooklyn's Nurses Plan to Strike for Safe Staffing, Affecting Almost All BK Hospitals

NYSNA nurses delivered 10-day strike notices at eight hospitals and counting.