The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expressed concern on Monday as it released figures that show a significant portion of young Americans are at a high risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
Touro College and its Graduate School of Social Work have secured two grants totaling $1.36 million to train students, faculty and staff in fighting the nation’s opioid crisis.
In commemoration of World Diabetes Day and National Diabetes Month, SUNY Health, the coalition of State University of New York hospitals from across the state, urged New Yorkers to get screened for diabetes and learn more about managing the disease.
What did we do before we had plastic? How did we survive? We now have plastic cups, dishes, bottles and wrappings for food.
Salt should be charged with assault and battery for what it is doing to our bodies.
NYC Health + Hospitals recently marked the five year anniversary of the treatment and recovery of NYC’s only confirmed Ebola patient, Dr. Craig Spencer, and urged federal officials to continue funding for hospital preparedness around Ebola and other special pathogens.
When I was a kid, law officers, peace officers and policemen were referred to as cops or coppers by the bad guys.
From her virtual private practice in Baton Rouge, Shameka Mitchell Williams (SW) helps people who are overwhelmed and emotionally exhausted.
“It all started with my trying to eat a pretzel. I all of a sudden couldn’t swallow,” recalls Bronx resident Kim Brown of her fateful trip to Coney Island in 2000.
Black women from East NewYork and surrounding locales came out to the Prince Joshua Avitto Center on Schenck Avenue for the fun and fabulous Bling a Bra breast cancer awareness and prevention event
FindaBlackDoctor.com is a free internet service that allows the public to locate U.S. based African-American physicians.
Joining the Harlem community at the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) and Pharmacy “Fall into Health Fair” Friday was NYS Assembly Member Inez Dickens.
As I was waiting for my tires to be changed in the garage, I began to reflect how often we change well worn tires but can’t change our knees.
Exercise is an important key to avoiding both cardiovascular disease and diabetes.
A few weeks ago, I went to get a haircut, only to find that the shop was closed and the barber that I had visited for many years was not there.