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Keeping Brooklyn Healthy
  News
  • Family Medicine Center Director among 14 in New York State Honored with 2011 IPRO Quality Award
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  • Department of Pediatrics Showcases Two-Way Online link with NYC Vaccine Registry
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  • Saturday in the Park! Annual health fair in Fort Greene Park helps us keep Brooklyn healthy.
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Events
  • Senior Summer Lecture Series - (1) Medication Management (2) Falls & Memory Loss in the Elderly
    8/16 5:30 PM
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  • Health Fair Planned at Williamsburg Family Health Center
    8/17 2:00 PM
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  • Cancer Support Group -- Look Good, Feel Better
    8/17 8:00 PM
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  • Summer Health Fair Scheduled for 61st Street Family Health Center
    8/22 6:00 PM
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Nutrition Corner
 

Trouble Sleeping? Rest Assured, There's Help for You

If you're tossing and turning at night, you're not alone. About 50 million American adults complain about their sleep (or lack of it), and more than 100 sleeping disorders have been identified. read more >

Young and Restless

Sleep apnea is a disorder in which your child's breathing slows or stops for brief periods during sleep. This can happen hundreds of times a night, making your child gasp for air and possibly wake up. Children from two to six years old are most commonly affected. read more >

It's Not All in Your Mind -- How to Beat the Physical Effects of Stress

Stress is more than an emotional response to difficult situations in our lives. Stress is physical. The human body responds with amazing speed to any stressful event with about 1,400 different activities, including releasing a variety of chemicals and hormones like adrenaline and cortisol into your bloodstream. read more >

Come Home to Better Health Care

The Patient Centered Medical Home is an exciting new concept revolutionizing primary care in the United States. Our community family health centers are recognized as Medical Homes by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). read more >

Thirty-Four Ways to Keep Your Kids Safe This Summer

The school year may be over, but now's a great time to learn the ABC's of keeping your kids safe, healthy and happy all summer long. Click here for tips on water safety, bike safety, playground safety and more.

Shedding Light on the New Sunscreen Rules

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is putting tighter controls on sunscreen claims and labeling. That's good news. The new rules will ensure you know just what kind of sun protection you're getting for your money. read more >

 
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