Speaking of Health

June is Men’s Health Month

By: Ronald A. Jean SCSP, Executive Director When was the last time you went for a medical checkup? To put it simple, when was the last time you saw your…

March is National Kidney Month

BY: PAMELA STERN March is National Kidney Month. Healthy kidneys have an important function in the body; they remove waste products, help make red blood cells, filter your blood, keep…

Spring Creek Senior Partners Celebrates Wear Red Day

BY AMANDA MOSES February 1st was National Wear Red Day (also known as Go Red for Women). A campaign developed by the American Heart Association (AHA) to support women’s heart…

The Battle of the Bed Bugs: Early Detection and Treatment

BY AMANDA MOSES On February 14th 2016, the Spring Creek Sun featured an informative article on bed bugs. Remember, those pesky, tiny, flat, oval-shaped parasitic insects that leave red bite…

Advertising Week Discusses Anxiety Disorder with Star-studded Panel

BY AMANDA MOSES About 80% of children suffer from a diagnosable anxiety disorder and 60% of kids are living with depression, but are not receiving treatment, according to a 2015…

PS 346’s Students Get a Visit from The Dentist

BY: PAMELA STERN On October 10th and 11th the Liberty Dental Team visited PS 346. Dr. Kathleen Malico (a dentist) gave students a presentation with a slideshow on the importance…

Seniors Express Their Passion Through Dance

By Amanda Moses It started with a Spanish beat, and then the sounds of heels stomping along with the rhythmic reverberations of a guitar that entranced anyone within earshot of…

SCT Resident Donates Hair To A Good Cause

BY AMANDA MOSES Cutting your hair might not seem like a big deal for some people, but for those who’ve lived most of their life with long hair that flows…

Mobile Mammogram Van Visits Spring Creek Towers

BY AMANDA MOSES An estimated 252, 710 new cases of invasive breast cancer have been diagnosed in women in 2017, and 2,470 cases have been diagnosed in men, according to…

SCTA’s Annual Blood Drive

BY AMANDA MOSES On Saturday, June 30th Starrett City Tenants Association (SCTA) held their annual community blood drive in the Spring Creek shopping center’s parking lot in conjunction with the…

Celebrating National Nurses Week

BY: AMANDA MOSES My mom is a nurse, and has been one for over 30 years. As a child, having a nurse as a mom was the greatest because I felt…

November is National Diabetes Month

By: Pamela Stern November is National Diabetes Month, this proclamation allows individuals, health professionals, organizations and communities across the country bring attention to diabetes and its impact on millions of…

Cancer Awareness: Finding Hope with Robin Roberts

By Amanda Moses One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime, according to the National Cancer Institute. Two is where cancer ranks on the leading…

Mobile Mammogram Van Visits Spring Creek Towers

BY AMANDA MOSES Breast cancer accounted for nearly 25% of all cancers in 2012, according to the National Cancer Institute. Early detection is one of the many reasons some women…

Let’s Dance Away Breast Cancer

By Amanda Moses October is Breast Cancer Awareness month; this year the Starrett City Lions Club will be coordinating a Zumba dance fundraiser at the Brooklyn Sports Club (BSC) in…