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Brooklyn Health Reports
Brooklyn Community Health Reports
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A look at how inadequate housing, poverty, and environmental hazards play a role in the growing rate of asthma.
Roughly 13 million Americans have been diagnosed with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), and as many more don't know they have it.
Influenza and pneumonia are closely linked diseases. Combined, they are the third leading cause of death in Brooklyn.
Obesity is a major health problem in Brooklyn and New York City. Research suggests that it can raise the risk of having asthma.
Focusing on the major forms of cancer, this report discusses the importance of prevention and early diagnosis.
The latest information on the health and social needs of Brooklyn's elderly residents.
This report provides a comparative look at Brooklyn's neighborhoods, highlighting those with the greatest unmet health and social needs.
Heart disease and stroke are among the leading causes of death and disability in Brooklyn. We must do more to control these dangerous health conditions.
Violent crime in Brooklyn and NYC has steadily declined but youth violence is still a serious concern.
Substance abuse is one of the top 10 causes of death in Brooklyn. As this report shows, it is a complex problem that requires multiple solutions.
This report presents data on the prevalence of overweight and obese children, adolescents and adults in New York City.
This report emphasizes the importance of prenatal care to prevent problems that can affect the health of mothers and their babies.
One in 10 Brooklyn residents reports having diabetes. Here are the facts and figures to show why more must be done to halt the spread of this disease.
A report on Brooklyn andHIV/AIDS, the third leading cause of death in the borough.
An overview of major diseases that contribute to death and sickness in the borough.