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.
The most popular New Year's resolutions made year after year is to FINALLY get in shape and lose those extra pounds.
Well, commercial Christmas is over and folks are beginning to regain their sanity after buying, buying and buying and charging, charging and charging.
It may be wintertime, but that doesn’t mean taking a dip in the pool should be ruled out.
Well, the sneeze and sore throat season is upon us with a vengeance. I don’t know about you, but even I have had an unexplained cough with a tickle in my throat.
How many spoonfuls of sugar can you have in a day?
Baby, it's cold outside -- and many of us first feel the freezing temperatures of winter in our toes and fingertips before elsewhere in the body.
A brief overview of East New York follows based on city statistics, studies and typical news accounts.
Health care spending in the United States grew at a rate of 5.8 percent last year and reached $3.2 trillion, or $9,990 per person, based on new analysis from the Office of the Actuary at the Centers for Medicare and ...
Exercise is an important key to avoiding both cardiovascular disease and diabetes. According to a study reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association, women who are able to perform physical activities, such as climbing a flight of stairs ...
Inner-city stray birds and animals experience hazardous conditions during the winter months while they are trying to survive
A few days ago, I overheard a woman in Brooklyn saying proudly that she and her two children have never gotten the flu shot and have never gotten sick.
Since 2007, the rate of suicide deaths among children between the ages of 10 and 14 has doubled, according to new government data released Thursday.
New York Amsterdam News Editor and breast cancer survivor Nayaba Arinde was featured on a panel discussion on Friday on TheRoot.com.
Cranberries, cranberry juice and cranberry products are often recommended as a natural way to prevent urinary tract infections, but a new study suggests that this effort may be futile.