Senator Parker Recognizes May as Asthma Awareness Month
(Albany, NY) Senator Kevin Parker (D- 21) urges increased asthma awareness and education during May as part of Asthma Awareness Month. Asthma affects over 1.1 million New Yorkers, and can be controlled with a variety of common medications..
(Albany, NY) In honor of Celiac Awareness Month, Senator Kevin Parker (D-21) proposed his Celiac Awareness Package consisting of four bills that address significant challenges faced by individuals affected by celiac disease or gluten intolerance.
Brooklyn, NY- On July 25th, State Senator Kevin Parker called upon Governor Cuomo to take executive action to address Brooklyn’s ongoing health crisis. The Senator’s letter requested the Governor to empanel a Brooklyn Health Commission based on the one provided for in Senator Parker’s bill, S.5916, which would conduct a comprehensive epidemiological study of Brooklyn, and analyze the borough’s health care assets in order to construct a solution that would not only fix Brooklyn’s current crisis, but would bring Brooklyn’s health care system into the 21st Century.
(Brooklyn, NY) In an effort to provide Brooklyn residents with the information and resources to get fit and stay healthy, Senator Kevin Parker held “Let’s Get Fit” Health And Wellness Day today at his district office at 1300 Flatbush Avenue.
(Brooklyn, NY) - Senator Kevin Parker (D-Brooklyn) today announced that October 2013 is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and encouraged Central Brooklyn residents to take the time to promote breast cancer awareness and early detection.