I thought of that important lesson when I learned I had been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. My A1C level, measuring my blood sugar, was an unbelievable 17; this dangerous number is three times the normal level of what is ...
On Oct. 15, with support from Bronx Council Member Ritchie Torres, not-for-profit New York community health plan Amida Care presented “Dance to the Rhythm,” a free community “Live Your Life” wellness event at Webster Police Athletic League in the Bronx.
Racial disparities between black and white breast cancer patients are receding, according to a report released Thursday.
The majority of American adults use dietary supplements.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and citizens are still working hard to raise the profile of the disease.
President Barack Obama's proclamation for Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2016.
Out-Reach Ministries is sponsoring a free Autism Awareness Gospel Concert to be held at United Church of Jesus Christ Apostolic
The Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem recently hosted the “Men’s Health and Wellness Day” in an effort to encourage more men in the community to seek healthcare services.
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.