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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Rogosin Institute Home Dialysis Training Center Opens In Carroll Gardens

CARROLL GARDENS - Earlier this month, the Rogosin Institute cut the ribbon at its first free-standing home dialysis treatment and education center in NYC, where patients can learn how to treat kidney disease at home. A...
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More Hospitals Illegally Charged Sexual Assault Victims For Rape Kits

PARK SLOPE/EAST FLATBUSH -  Two more Brooklyn hospitals settle with the state for illegally billing sexual assault survivors for their rape examinations, said Attorney General Underwood. New York Presbyterian/Brooklyn Methodist Hospital and Brookdale University Hospital...

Sheepshead Bay Gym Shocks Its Patrons

SHEEPSHEAD BAY - Electric muscle stimulation training, the latest fitness craze known as EMS, which uses an electric-pulsing body suit to shock people’s muscles into shape during workouts, has made its way to Sheepshead...

East Flatbush Infants Are Six Times More Likely To Die Than Those From Upper...

Danni Ai dug feverishly with her bare hands through a barrel of medical waste in a restricted part of the hospital. She had just given birth, her daughter was dead and medical personnel had...

Measles Spread To Borough Park, Brooklyn Total 17 Cases

BOROUGH PARK/WILLIAMSBURG - NYC Department of Health reports that the number of measles cases has risen to 17, up from 7 last week, and that the highly infectious disease has spread from the Orthodox Jewish...

Aviator Sports Has Your Winter Covered With An Unlimited Monthly Skating Pass

Ice skating has been a winter pastime in New York City since 1858 when the first dedicated rink opened on a lake near 72nd Street in Manhattan. Its popularity has only grown since then. Well,...

Will Razing A Tenants’ Garden On Prospect Park West Solve A Rat Problem?

PARK SLOPE - Early in the summer, tenants at the corner of 5th Street and Prospect Park West saw the garden in front of their home being removed because of a recurring rat problem, but...

Red Hook Community Farm Receives $25,000 NYS Grant

RED HOOK - On the corner of Columbia and Sigourney streets, directly across from Ikea, lies land filled with crisp produce sprouting from the soil. Hip-hop music plays faintly in the background as community...

Daly Pie Owner Faces Eviction Following Year-Long Battle With Breast Cancer

PROSPECT HEIGHTS - Last year, Meghan Daly, owner of Daly Pie, began intensive treatment for breast cancer. Though she recently completed her treatment, she now faces another battle, keeping her popular pie shop from...

Turning Park Slope Pink In Honor Of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

PARK SLOPE - In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, the Park Slope Fifth Avenue BID and the Park Slope branch of the American Cancer Society are teaming up to raise awareness and funds...

Wyckoff’s Corner Pharmacy: Insurers Hurting Independent Pharmacies

COBBLE HILL - As reported last week, Cobble Hill neighbors were saddened to see a beloved local business, Wyckoff's Corner Pharmacy, suddenly shuttered. BKLYNER spoke with the Pharmacy's owner, Bassam (Sam) Amin, over the phone...

Dr. Katz on Taking Care of New Yorkers In Unusual Situations, And Reasons To...

Last week in a conversation with local journalists at Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at the City University of New York, the President and CEO of NYC Health + Hospitals, Dr. Mitchell Katz, talked...

Life simplified: Click & Shop With Peapod

SPONSORED - For a variety of reasons, getting to the grocery store on a weekly or even bi-weekly basis can be hard. In my case, with two kids under 5, a freelance work-life to...

Join us for the Brooklyn Runs 5K

The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce and Explore Brooklyn would like you to join them at their inaugural BROOKLYN RUNS 5K Corporate Challenge presented by Just Energy. Run (or walk) as an individual or as a team...

Garden Train Takes Root: The First Annual Brooklyn School Gardens Crawl

PARK SLOPE - On Saturday, schools across Brooklyn’s District 15 opened up their gardens to the public for a celebration of experiential learning, food justice and creativity for the first annual Brooklyn School Gardens...
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