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Monday, Oct. 30, 2017

Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast self-exam guidelines

Some experts advise monthly self-exams in order to detect abnormalities as early as possible. Comment

Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017

Breast Cancer Awareness

Regrow healthy hair after chemo

Certain foods can promote healthy hair regrowth after treatment. Comment

Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017

Breast Cancer Awareness

Pregancy possible after breast cancer

Know the potential effects that treatment can have on conception ahead of any family planning. Comment

Friday, Oct. 27, 2017

Breast Cancer Awareness

Post-breast cancer exercise problems

Tips for reinstating your workout routine after surgery. Comment

Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017

Mammogram guide

Breast Cancer Awareness

Preparing for your mammography visit

Tips to help patients get ready for the annual procedure. Comment
Breast Cancer Awareness

How women can make mammograms more comfortable

Steps to make the prevention technique as painless as possible. Comment

Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017

Breast Cancer Awareness

Lesser-known symptoms of breast cancer

Lumps are not the only sign of the disease. Comment

Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017

Breast Cancer Awareness

Understanding inflammatory breast cancer

Patients with this rare form of the disease may experience different symptoms, including rashes, redness, or swelling. Comment

Monday, Oct. 23, 2017

Breast Cancer Awareness

The role of exercise in cancer reduction

Working out is one of the most effective ways to keep the disease at bay. Comment

Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017

Breast Cancer Awareness

Curtail cocktails to reduce breast cancer risk?

Cutting down on alcohol could reduce your risk of contracting cancer, according to an expert. Comment

Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017

Breast Cancer Awareness

Choose the right cancer care specialist for you

A diagnosis is more manageable when patients have knowledgeable and supportive medical teams on their side. Comments (1)

Friday, Oct. 20, 2017

Breast Cancer Awareness

Differences between chemotherapy and radiation

A primer on the treatments, which patients should discuss with their doctor in order to determine which may be most effective. Comments (1)

Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017

All about implants

Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast implants carry very low risk of causing cancer

Implants remain a generally safe option for those seeking augmentation or reconstruction, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Comment
Borough-wide

New type of implant available

A New York City resident was among the first to receive the groundbreaking, no-saline-required implant. Comment

Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017

Breast Cancer Awareness

Bra fitting after mastectomy or reconstruction

A well-fitting bra is essential for those who have undergone certain procedures after breast cancer. Comment

Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017

Downtown

Height train-ing: Exhibit explores history of Downtown transportation

It’s traveling through time! Comments (1)

Breast-cancer treatment

Breast Cancer Awareness

Staying healthy: Bellevue is committed to providing accessible resources for breast health

Bellevue Hospital Center’s workforce of experts is steering the earliest institution of NYC Health + Hospitals — America’s largest public health care system — to new heights. Comment
Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast health services in Bklyn

Experts at the hospital’s Center for Cancer Care and Blood Disorders are at the cutting edge. Comment

Monday, Oct. 16, 2017

Fort Greene

Blow for freedom: Harriet Tubman jazz band breaks genres

Call it freeing jazz! Comment
Breast Cancer Awareness

Cancer support in your backyard

Services including online forums and wig providers help patients right here in Brooklyn. Comment
Borough-wide

New York City Health + Hospitals / Jacobi in the Bronx

Breast cancer patients at Jacobi Medical Center can expect optimum care close to home. Comment
Borough-wide

New York City Health + Hospitals / Harlem

Harlem Hospital Center provides comprehensive care for breast cancer patients. Comment

Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017

Courier Life is proud to present the latest print edition of Brooklyn Weekly, which can be found each Sunday in the New York Post. Check it out, along with our other local editions! Comment
Borough-wide

Mayor DeBlasio has disappointed; challenger Malliotakis looks like the better choice

Lenore Skenazy wrote an absolutely excellent article comparing the education systems of the United States and Singapore (Rhymes with rzy, Oct. 6). Also, Ms. Skenazy, the goals of both countries are different: In the United States, politicians attempt to energize their base by making their goal “college for all,” while Singapore and other countries with a legitimate education system understand that college and academics are not for all and at age 16, children are compartmentalized (cold word, but necessary) into academic and vocational courses of study. Comment

Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017

Coney Island

Walking with a purpose: The American Cancer Society’s 15th-annual breast-cancer walk hits Coney Island

They’re making strides towards a world without breast cancer. Comment
Books

What to read this week

Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, Oct. 13, 2017

Breast Cancer Awareness

Why We’re Pink

It’s our annual Pink Paper! Comment
Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge is full of fests!

It’s an October weekend for stretching your legs in the Ridge! Comment
Spin Cycle

It’s time to end the war on women

It happened again, and it needs to stop. Comments (1)

Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017

Pooches paraded in their scariest, cutest, and most creative costumes — some of them in coordination with their human companions — at the Canine Costume Contest on Oct. 8 as part of Narrows Botanical Gardens’ Fall Harvest Festival. Comment
These ballers are rolling into glory! Comment
It’s the hottest show in town! Comment
Marine Park

Three Marine Park car accidents in one day

A driver in a 2014 Audi traveling on Avenue R plowed into a 70-year-old driver of a 2016 Hyundai on E. 36th Street, causing it to flip over and sending him to the hospital on Oct. 10, police said. Comments (2)
Bay Ridge

The ’muffin man: Ridge vet to lead the Ragamuffin Parade

He’s a parade veteran! Comment
Standing O

Assemblywoman steps up to help storm-ravaged Puerto Rico

Assemblywoman — and mayoral candidate — Nicole Malliotakis collected much-needed relief goods to fellow Assembly member Felix Ortiz, who will deliver them to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico Comment
Bay Ridge

Ridgites support John Wayne Cancer Institute

Bay Ridge

Ridgites support John Wayne Cancer Institute

Ridgites and Californians came out to the Bay Ridge Manor on Oct. 9 for an event promoting the John Wayne Cancer Institute. Comment
Party Line

Reform Party blows up deal to combine conservative lines

Everybody lies! Comment

Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017

Pet blessings

Marine Park

Pooches get blessed at Marine Park church

Marine Park

Pooches get blessed at Marine Park church

Bark the herald angels sing! Comment
Bay Ridge

Ridge Rovers redeemed at pet blessing

Bay Ridge

Ridge Rovers redeemed at pet blessing

Pets and their people from across the Ridge descended on the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Bay Ridge on Oct. 8 to receive personalized blessings — and the pious pups were on their best behavior for the indoor ceremony, holding their barks in for later, according to one attendee. Comment
Do you feel lucky? Comment
The owner of the city’s largest minority-owned car dealership — Kristal Automall on Kings Highway — has ’fessed up to trying to swaddle a massive vehicle corporation out of millions of dollars about five years ago. Comment
More than 300 runners toed the start line at the 5th-annual Bay Ridge Half Marathon on Oct.7. The race course, which started and ended at the American Veterans Memorial Pier at 69th Street and looped along the Shore Road Promenade twice, was a scenic one, which eased the pain of the 13.1 miles of pavement pounding, according to the race’s overall winner. Comment

Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017

Well that’s a first! Comment
The tradition marches on. Comments (1)
He wants to sweep away those alternate-side-parking rules. Comments (1)

Monday, Oct. 9, 2017

Bay Ridge

Running to honor the fallen at Fort Hamilton

Bay Ridge

Running to honor the fallen at Fort Hamilton

These runners gave back to families who gave all. Comment
The city’s no longer letting hookah bars off the hook. Comments (1)
Cops are investigating a rash of racist letters with swastikas inside that were mailed out to law firms in Sheepshead Bay, kosher bakeries in Borough Park, and other businesses throughout the city since Sept. 29. Comments (4)
Mill Basin

Police hunting for arsonist who lit school buses on fire

Cops are searching for the arsonist who lit several school buses on fire in a Strickland Avenue bus depot on July 13. Comment

Friday, Oct. 6, 2017

The Democratic candidate for Bay Ridge’s Council seat is now running away from Mayor DeBlasio in a bid to woo conservative district voters, despite taking a more supportive stance toward the party standard-bearer during the primary. Comment
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