September 21 has been designated Take a Loved One to the Doctor Day to encourage people to take loved ones—who would not or could not go on their own—to the doctor.
The New York State Office of Mental Health recently announced the release of a plan for suicide prevention, aimed at reducing New York State’s suicide rate.
Touro College of Pharmacy student Sefa Kploanyi has been chosen to participate in the inaugural Pharmacy Quality Alliance-CVS Health Foundation Scholars Program.
As a physician, I took care of many bodies that were traveling wrong, and believe me, they had a lot of trouble with their arteries and veins because of lack of exercise and poor nutrition.
Cancer has surpassed heart disease as the leading cause of death in 22 states, according to a Seattle Times newspaper article dated Aug. 25, 2016.
As I visit many marketplaces selling healthy foods, I am surprised to observe so many signs on food products stating, “gluten-free.”
Everybody knows that a high-fat, high-sugar diet is not a good idea. It can have a wave of negative consequences on your health, including greater risks of obesity, diabetes and heart disease.
Sports can be an important part of your child’s development.
When Duke Ellington composed the music for the lyrics of Irving Mills in 1931, which is now accepted as a jazz standard (“It Don’t Mean a Thing, If It Ain’t Got That Swing”), it was based on the thoughts of ...
Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo began an emergency vaccination campaign this week to curtail a yellow fever outbreak that has sickened thousands of people and killed more than 400, the World Health Organization said.
Many renowned people have made comments regarding alcoholism. One of those is John W. Gardner, American educator, who stated, “No other national health problem has been so seriously neglected as alcoholism.
The American Diabetes Association is inviting riders of all levels to join the celebration and be part of the Stop Diabetes® movement by taking part in the annual New York City Tour de Cure®, a cycling event on Aug. 20 ...
I can’t tell you how many times patients have come to my office complaining about swollen ankles because of hypertension and congestive heart failure. Further history revealed that they were also taking pain medications for arthritis.
Forget about fitness-focused New Year's resolutions. Experts say summer might actually be the best time of year to conquer a new workout routine.
A multicenter team of researchers led by Barbara Murphy, M.D., of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has identified a panel of genes that can help predict whether a transplanted kidney will later develop fibrosis, an injury that ...