NY1 VIDEO: This episode of "City Health Beat," hosted by NY1 health reporter Erin Billups, features the following topics:

  • Speeding up and improving your healthcare – a much-anticipated health network finally goes online, putting your medical records close at hand in case of emergency.
  • The science of your brain - you can make changes that will improve your overall health and memory. New York University neuroscientist Dr. Wendy Suzuki and author of "Healthy Brain, Happy Life," explains how.
  • With the summer sizzle bringing its own share of unwanted bacteria, from the barbecue to the pool – there are some unwanted bugs you'll want to protect yourself against.