Keep an ‘eye on’ iron

My first recollection of the importance of the word “iron” is when my mom would get up at 4 a.m. and begin to wash and “iron” clothes for the elite to supplement my father’s hard-earned but meager wages.

We can’t keep shirking mental health care

The latest trend among adolescents is deadly.

The touch of a cold

Well, 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.

Pink goes Red annual event kicks off American Heart Month

Kicking off American Heart Month on the 1st of February, the members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated, Eta Omega Omega Chapter and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated, Bronx Alumnae Chapter hosted their annual joint event, “Pink goes Red.”

Community members celebrate new express care clinic in Queens

NYC Health + Hospitals announced the opening of an ExpressCare Clinic at NYC Health + Hospitals/Queens.

Healing body and mind

No matter what medical condition you may be experiencing, just remember, there are still many areas of your body that are healthy and must be maintained in good health. It helps to change your lifestyle and take charge of your ...

Black dean of two U.S. medical schools at Rutgers highlights lack of diversity in medicine

Dr. Robert L. Johnson is not only the first African American to lead two medical schools, he is the only person to do so.

Do you smell and taste well?

Mrs. S. was a 79-year-old mother of four children, twenty grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

NYC Health + Hospitals holds trainings to reduce racial disparities in maternal mortality

NYC Health + Hospitals today announced the successful completion of its obstetrics life support clinical simulation training to help Labor and Delivery providers master skills, reduce the rate of maternal mortality, and address avoidable and potentially fatal complications during childbirth.

Alcohol and Old Lace

Many renowned people have made comments regarding alcoholism. One of those is John W. Gardner, American educator, who stated, “No other national health problem has been so seriously neglected as alcoholism.

NYC Health + Hospitals, SUNY College of Optometry partner to expand vision services

NYC Health + Hospitals and SUNY College of Optometry today announced a new partnership that will enhance vision services for patients at four NYC Health + Hospitals facilities.

Grease your knees and walk with ease

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.

NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln’s first baby of the New Year

BRONX, January 2020—NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln in the Bronx welcomed the first baby of the Bronx (for the new decade and for 2020) at 12:02 a.m. Ousmane Camara

Attorney General James fights to stop restrictions on women’s reproductive rights

New York Attorney General Letitia James, along with a coalition of 19 additional attorneys general from around the nation, filed a multi-state amicus brief in support of a lawsuit that seeks to protect a woman’s right to safe and legal ...

Laughter may be the answer

My mom used to say that when things were not up to par, “Laugh and the world laughs with you, cry and you cry alone.” She also used to sing a song with the words, “Get your hat and get ...