National Infant Immunization Week, sponsored by the National Immunization Program of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is observed annually to promote the benefits of immunizations and to focus on the importance of immunizing infants against vaccine-preventable diseases by ...
Your chest is tight, and at times, it's hard to catch your breath. You wheeze or cough so hard that your sides soon ache.
NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln recently celebrated Black History Month as part of its overall celebration of the diversity of its staff and patients as well as of the communities it serves.
A few years ago, I wrote an article titled “Don’t Rush With the Flush.”
“I am a successful career woman who has battled with depression for five years,” stated Lisa Brown Alexander.
The only time that you know you have a gut is when it either growls or cramps up
Ever since I was about 12 years old I have struggled with weight. From getting extra and double extra-large shirts to size 40 and 42 waist pants, I always remember saying to myself, “I’m going to lose this weight.”
The Sisters Network of Central New Jersey is hosting their 17th annual Health Fair Saturday, April 29, from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Doubletree Hotel, located at 200 Atrium Drive in Somerset.
Foods such as chocolate, ripe cheese and fresh yeast products can cause headaches because of a naturally occurring chemical called tyramine, which causes dilation of arteries in the brain.
For many low-income individuals, Medicaid is the most common form of healthcare coverage.
High intake of red and processed meat over a long period of time is associated with an increased risk of certain types of colon cancer, according to a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
During my many years of medical practice, I have made many house calls on folks who were going to their eternal rest.
Taking the first steps to inviting a caregiver into your home or in the home of a loved one can be very difficult.
It's never easy watching your parents get older. It's often their wish to retain their youth and maintain their independence for as long as possible.
When I was a youngster growing up in Brooklyn, I actually prayed for snow to come.