Tag: health

Beleaguered SUNY Downstate facing slash in services, possible closure under new plan

SUNY Downstate

Jan. 24, 2024 By Isabel Song Beer After years of chronic underfunding and structural issues at SUNY Downstate University Hospital, Gov. Kathy Hochul has ordered the institution to come up with a wide-ranging plan to keep the facility above water — but the healthcare union United University Professions warns the plan could have devastating effects on hospital workers and patients, and may even force the hospital to close.  SUNY Downstate Hospital —which is part of the second largest medical school in the state, and is the only state-run hospital in New York City — has been facing financial challenges for…
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Brooklyn nurse leads the way as COVID cases decline in Brooklyn, drawing inspiration from challenging pandemic days

A Brooklyn nurse uses lessons learned through working with COVID patients to influence her work today.

Jan. 23, 2024 By Jada Camille

After a surge in COVID-19 cases around the holidays in Brooklyn, and across the Big Apple, the illness is beginning to trend downward thanks to the help of some committed first responders — including one healthcare professional who has been getting up close and personal with patients since the onset of the pandemic.

Home Care gets a new face with Duet Care at Home

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Nov. 28, 2023 Sponsored post by Duet Care

Scientists know more about Mars than they do about the human brain, which makes Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia so confounding.