Square Circles hosts breast cancer survivors meet and greet

The new community organization Square Circles hosted its first breast cancer survivors meeting at Sistas’ Place.

The gift of water

Throughout the solar system, the Earth is the only planet that has been blessed with water.

How good is your soil?

The poet Sasha Nyary wrote a wonderful piece depicting what seeds we should plant if we are to enjoy life.

Jaw pain may indicate complex medical problems

If you experience pain in the joints of the jaw, do not just succumb to teasing about eating or talking too much. You could have TMJ disease. TMJ stands for temporomandibular joint, also known as the jaw joint.

Leaves of healing

I believe that the most beautiful and spiritual visual experience I have had is observing the changes of the color of leaves in the fall.

Teens spend a 'mind-boggling' 9 hours a day using media, report says

You probably won't be surprised to hear that a new report found that teens and tweens spend a lot of time watching TV, videos and movies, playing video games, reading, listening to music and checking social media, but you might ...

Red Cross introduces new RapidPass online donor health history

American Red Cross blood and platelet donors can now help save lives in less time by using the new Red Cross RapidPass online health history system.

Halloween will make your child scream

Well, here it is again, Halloween, which is usually celebrated Oct. 31, before All Saints Day.

Upcoming events for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer tends to appear in Black women at a younger age and in more advanced forms.

Health fair and art exhibit Oct. 23

Barbara Russell, aka Ms. B. the Doodle Queen, is hosting the “Under the Radar Art Series,” with Wilhelmina Grant at the Breast Health Awareness Fair and Art Exhibition

Read my lips and keep them healthy

When I was a kid, two things would cause me to have a big lip, and that was a punch in my mouth from a friend...

School daze are here again

Definition: Daze: A state of being confused, befuddled, overcome. Stunned, stupefied, dumb.

Lincoln Medical gets grant to study obesity, hypertension in inner city

Milton Nunez, executive director of Lincoln Medical Center of the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation, announced that HHC Lincoln has been selected by New York to receive over $1.26 million over two years from the Empire Clinical Research ...

Clot busters save organs

I am sure you have heard and sung the carefree little camp song that went something like this: “Row, row, row your boat/Gently down the stream/Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily/Life is just a dream.”

Apollo hosts Harlem Healthy Soul Fest

The Apollo Theater recently hosted the third annual Harlem Healthy Soul Festival, building on its role as a community resource and gathering place.