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Eating red or processed meat can increase colon cancer risk

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.

CDPAP: Strengthening the Bond of Trust

Taking the first steps to inviting a caregiver into your home or in the home of a loved one can be very difficult.

Interfaith Medical Center provides free dental care to Central Brooklyn children

The Department of Dental Medical at Interfaith Medical Center has recently introduced its annual Give Kids a Smile event in the celebration of National Children’s Dental Health Month.

Helping your aging parents choose the best home care option

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.

Calvary honors Stephanie Perkins-Veitch, CCT-II, with “CATCH A Star” Award

Calvary Hospital recently honored Stephanie Perkins-Veitch, CCT-II, with the “Catch A Star” Award for December 2016.

Alzheimer's Association NYC and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. team up for Awareness Campaign

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.

Future nurses celebrated at St. Francis

Continuing a new tradition at St. Francis College, more than 60 future nurses, the largest class ever at the College, were welcomed into the four-year Nursing BSN program at the Third Annual Nursing White Coat Ceremony with a keynote address ...

Neonatal Mortality: The quiet crisis in the African-American community

Most newborns grow and thrive, but in the United States, almost six out of every 1,000 babies die during their first year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Reaction to Brooklyn’s Brookdale Hospital report

Reportedly there wasn’t an empty seat in Brookdale Hospital’s auditorium Jan. 10 for the emergency meeting to discuss the state’s health care overhaul report.

Racial bias puts patients at risk

Black and Latino patients admitted to an emergency room with bone fractures or kidney stones are less likely to receive the recommended levels of painkillers relative to the average white patient.

A half empty glass for medical care

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.

When all is said and done, try Deas remedies

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.

Trump and Obamacare: Where we go from here

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.

Why the FDA should think like a surgeon

On a visit to her prenatal physician, Margaret Boeme and her husband received unwelcome news. Their unborn baby had a spinal tumor.

Eye docs versus ear docs

I hope that this article is not misleading. I am not writing about doctors who take care of the ears or doctors who give eye care.

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