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.
The Alzheimer’s Association NYC chapter announced a new partnership with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Delta Rho Omega chapter, in Brooklyn to help raise awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and increase education, care and support resources in the African-American community.
Taking up most of the space in our chests are two beautiful organs called the lungs.
I am sure that you have heard the expression after things have overtaken you to look at the situation as a glass half full, rather than a glass half empty.
The following remedies have been shown in many cases to heal as well as cure many medical conditions that are not always found in medical textbooks.
President Trump's executive order on Obamacare Friday reaffirmed his commitment to dismantle the health reform law. But it could have little tangible impact on the law... at least initially.
On a visit to her prenatal physician, Margaret Boeme and her husband received unwelcome news. Their unborn baby had a spinal tumor.
It’s a new year, and time for a new you, especially if you have been waiting for the right time to get fit. At the Harlem YMCA, Phyllis Spencer Lennon is offering several ways to get your mind, body and ...
Cereal is healthy only if you choose wisely.
It's that time of year when many of us take a cold, hard look at our lives -- and, more important, our vices -- to set a goal we believe will make us healthier or happier in the year ahead.