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West Village »

Avignone Pharmacy Sold to CVS, but Historic Store Remains Open

Pharmacy customers at Avignone Chemists are being transferred to a nearby CVS.

Bed-Stuy »

New Brooklyn Theater to Perform Edward Albee Play at Interfaith Hospital

The play is designed to raise awareness about the hospital's possible closure.

Bed-Stuy »

Closing Interfaith a Blow to Psychiatric Care, de Blasio Report Says

The closure could lead to a domino effect on the level of care at surrounding hospitals, the report says.

Bed-Stuy »

Interfaith CEO Resigns as Hundreds Rally to Save Hospital

Luis Hernandez was replaced by current COO and vice president Patrick J. Sullivan.

Financial District »

Downtown Hospital Slashes EMT and Paramedic Jobs Ahead of Takeover

More than 40 paramedics and EMTs were laid off from New York Downtown Hospital last week.

Midtown & Theater District »

Mixed Martial Arts Foe Launches Bill to Create Fighters' Health Care Fund

Though pro MMA fights aren't legal in NY, promoters could be forced to pay for fighters' health care.

East Harlem »

Mount Sinai Medical Center Opens New High-Tech Research Facility

Mount Sinai Medical Center launched a new research and treatment facility.

Yorkville »

CUNY and Sloan-Kettering Build Cancer Center and Nursing School on UES

CUNY and Memorial Sloan-Kettering will build a facility at the site of a former sanitation depot.

Flushing »

Queens Hospital Crunch Leaves Patients to Endure Hours in Waiting Rooms

New York Hospital Queens added more beds as ER rooms overflow in the hospital-starved borough.

Bushwick »

Wyckoff Medical Center Will Now Consider Hospital Merger

Wyckoff's administration is now 'willing to explore' a merger with two other hospitals.

New York City »

City to Launch New 'Mini MBA Program' to Boost BioTech

The city hopes a new education program will help boost the city's biotech profile.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

St. Luke's-Roosevelt Nurses Plan to Strike in New Year

Nurses at St. Luke's-Roosevelt plan to strike on Jan. 3 after contract negotiations failed.

Harlem »

East 104th Street Renamed Union Settlement Way

East 104th Street, between Second and Third avenues, is renamed Union Settlement Way in honor of the 116-year-old organization.

Harlem »

Finnish Diplomat Visits Harlem Health Center

The Consul General of Finland in New York and a high-ranking member of the country's Ministry of Social Affairs and Health were at Heritage Healthcare Center in Harlem to see best practices Wednesday.

Midtown & Theater District »

Macy’s Workers Approve New Five-Year Contract

The agreement includes a $3.05 raise over 5 years, and lower healthcare costs.

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