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Health, Mind & Body

June, 2018

Health

City community college’s food pantry feeds students in need

Administrators at a city community college are nourishing the minds — and bodies — of its most vulnerable students with a newly created food pantry where those in need of something to eat can stock up on essential groceries for free. Comment
Health

Floating food forest in Sunset Park offers fruits and veggies — for free — through July 1

Call it sea-to-table! Comment

May, 2018

Mayor DeBlasio pulled a fast one on Boerum Hillers on Thursday when he announced plans to open one of the nation’s first state-sanctioned drug-injection facilities at a needle-exchange site in Gowanus — that’s actually in the Hill. Comments (2)

April, 2018

It behooves us to tell you a-butt this goat yoga class coming to Bushwick this month. Comment
Gowanus

Crab with a side of chemicals: Signs will warn Gowanus anglers about health hazards of eating seafood from canal

New signs warning anglers about the dangers of eating marine life caught in the fetid Gowanus Canal will soon line the toxic waterway after members of a neighborhood-advisory group asked the Feds overseeing its cleanup to put up a dozen placards in English and Spanish at prime casting spots. Comments (2)

March, 2018

Call it a foul season. Comment

February, 2018

Bay Ridge

Ridge seniors travel the world in new virtual reality class

Call it a new kind of reality check. Comment
Health

Wearing red today raises awareness of the risk of heart disease to women

Today, the American Heart Association is launching its Get Heart Smart for Women campaign, a call to action to spread the message that heart disease is the number one killer of women in the U.S. Comment
Community News Group’s President and Publisher opens up about her personal battle with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Comments (1)
NYU Langone Hospital–Brooklyn has recruited four skilled heart specialists to bolster its cardiovascular services in the city’s most populous borough. Comment
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