Komen Connection: Doctors Urge Women To Get Breast Screenings Now, Don't Wait For Pandemic To EndIt's not just breast screenings that shouldn't be delayed; it's also colonoscopies, PSA test for prostate cancer, even skin cancer checks are all still important and should not be put off.
4-Year-Old Boy In Serious Condition After Being Hit By Minivan In BrooklynInvestigators say the four-year-old was struck by a minivan after running onto 13th Avenue in Borough Park around 2 p.m.
EXCLUSIVE: Queens Uber Driver Helps Deliver Baby On BQECBS2's Hazel Sanchez spoke exclusively with Athanasios Tsakalos, who became an Uber driver six-months ago and says he never expected the job would include delivering a baby.
Winning Takeover Bid For Long Island College Hospital Falls ApartThe winning bid to take over operation of Long Island College Hospital officially fell through on Monday, and the prospective operator blamed SUNY.
Long Island College Hospital Suffers Devastating Setback In Fight To Stay OpenMayor Bill de Blasio is calling on state officials to negotiate with other firms after the winning bidder's ability to open a full-scale hospital fell through.
Water Main Bursts At Maimonides Medical CenterA single pipe broke at the ambulance bay inside hospital and flooded the area.
Tips For Staying Safe In Bitter ColdThe forecast high of 13 degrees hasn't been seen in the region since 1994. And with windchills, it'll feel even colder.
In Remission And On A Mission: Breast Cancer Survivor Lends Help To OthersTheresa Lana's doctor said the odds were stacked against her, but noted that Lana's incredible spirit helped her get through chemotherapy, radiation and six surgeries.
3 Broadway Performances Set To Be Staged Especially For Those With AutismThe Theatre Development Fund has announced a new roster of Broadway performances for the 2013-14 season – specifically geared toward people with autism.
Boy, 3, Dies After Being Dropped Off At Bensonhurst Day Care CenterHe was rushed to Maimonides Medical Center where he died, the boy did not have any obvious signs of trauma. The Medical Examiner is working to determine the cause of death.
Brooklyn Family In March Of Babies To Honor One Son, Remember AnotherRosemary Pineda-Gelb gave birth to twin boys 14 weeks early. Ethan survived. Caleb did not.
Emergency Rooms See Influx Of Patients As Some Storm-Affected Hospitals Remain ClosedIt would be an understatement to say the emergency room at Beth Israel Medical Center in the East Village is bursting at the seams.
WCBS 880 Special Series: Bad Medicine - Part 8 - Dr. Battles Pharmaceutical Co.'s In Fight Against Overprescription"The sales for these medications continue to skyrocket, to a point at which the U.S. is now consuming more than 80 percent of the entire world's opioid supply," Dr. Andrew Kolodny told WCBS 880's Irene Cornell.
WCBS 880 Special Series: Bad Medicine - Part 7 - Doctors Battle OverprescriptionIt usually takes a celebrity death to grab the headlines, but there have been 100,000 fatal overdoses in this country in the past 10 years because to narcotic painkillers, WCBS 880's Irene Cornell reported.
Brooklyn DA Investigating Death Of Baby Following Circumcision Ritual The Brooklyn district attorney isinvestigating the death of a 2-week-old at Maimonides Medical Center last September.