Biotech Incubator: Healthbeat Brooklyn

Brooklyn’s Tech Triangle, in and around DUMBO, is growing rapidly, but medical and health tech is getting a big boost in a different part of the borough. At SUNY Downstate’s Biotech Incubator, start-ups and early-stage biotech companies will soon have at total of 50,000 square feet in which to get innovative. For more information about SUNY Downstate , visit http://www.downstate.edu

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s HealthBeat Brooklyn, episode 72. Original airdate 03/05/2013. http://www.bricartsmedia.org/bit

Bi-racial / Multi-racial health: Healthbeat Brooklyn

Who you are may not match how you look. With the growth of bi- or multi-racial Americans, more and more people carry traits for certain diseases that they might not associate with their “dominant” ethnicity. Find out what Dr. Millicent Comrie, Chief of OB/GYN at SUNY Downstate, LICH, advises every woman planning a pregnancy to do to make sure she’s aware of these potential traits. For more information about Long Island College Hospital , visit http://www.downstate.edu/lich.

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s HealthBeat Brooklyn, episode 72. Original airdate 03/05/2013. http://www.bricartsmedia.org/bit

NY Memory Center: Healthbeat Brooklyn

When dementia or Alzheimer’s strikes, the loss of not just memory, but a sense of one’s self, is cruel to the sufferer and devastating to loved ones. For almost three decades, Park Slope’s NY Memory Center has fought to delay the progress of the disease, using the arts to help patients stay as independent as possible. For more information about New York Memory Center , visit http://www.nymemorycenter.org

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s HealthBeat Brooklyn, episode 72. Original airdate 03/05/2013. http://www.bricartsmedia.org/bit

Pre-diabetes: Healthbeat Brooklyn

“As many as 1 in 3 U.S. adults could have diabetes by 2050 if current trends continue.” So says the Centers for Disease Control, and it’s also estimated that about 80 million Americans have pre-diabetes, a condition that can signal you’re at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. One Bay Ridge woman is working hard to make sure that doesn’t happen to her. For more information about Brooklyn Women’s Services , visit brooklynwomensservices.com

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s HealthBeat Brooklyn, episode 72. Original airdate 03/05/2013. http://www.bricartsmedia.org/bit

City Stomp: Neighborhood Beat Park Slope

When superstorm Sandy hit, it took us all by surprise, especially many of us living and working along the waterways of Brooklyn. Brooklynites are still putting their lives back together, and some of the hardest hit are the youngest among us. Enter City Stomp Music — a music organization that gave back by hosting a benefit concert at Littlefields.
For more information on contact http://www.citystompmusic.com

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s Neighborhood Beat Park Slope Ep. 49 Original airdate:3/7/13 http://www.bricartsmedia.org/bit

Beauty Bar: Neighborhood Beat Park Slope

You know, us city dwellers lead very busy lives and often need a break from the hustle and bustle. And that usually involves a cocktail! But imagine a place where you can get a manicure with your martini. Think it’s a pipe dream? Think again ’cause it’s all right here at the Beauty Bar! For more information on Beauty Bar contact http://www.thebeautybar.com/brooklyn/

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s Neighborhood Beat Park Slope Ep. 49 Original airdate:3/7/13 http://www.bricartsmedia.org/bit

Jubilat Provisions:Neighborhood Beat Park Slope

If you pass by this doorway on 5th Avenue in South Slope, you might just be lured in by the smell of delicious smoked meats done the old fashioned way. In Polish, Jubilat means “one who celebrates” or “one who is Jubilant” and that’s how many folks feel when they sample the offerings here. Yum! Let’s check it out.

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s Neighborhood Beat Park Slope Ep. 49 Original airdate:3/7/13 http://www.bricartsmedia.org/bit

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