Commuting by subway? What you need to know about air quality

Four more major Indian cities will soon have their own metro lines, the country's government has announced.

Changing Medicare would threaten Hispanics’ health

Hispanics are 50 percent more likely than whites to die diabetes and liver disease.

Taking a beating from diabetes?

When I was a kid going to public school, it was inevitable that the toughest hyper-maniac in the class always wanted to pick someone out to beat up at 3 p.m.

New York State Office of Mental Health announces federal suicide prevention grant

Tuesday the New York State Office of Mental Health received a $3.5 million grant awarded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Zero Suicide grant program.

NCNW hosting health fair in Co-Op City

The National Council of Negro Women Co-Op City section is hosting their eighth annual Community Health Fair Saturday, Sept. 23, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at 177 Dreiser Loop, Room 4, in the Bronx.

National Association of Health Services executives established NAHSE New Jersey

During a summer enrichment program, Richelle Webb Dixon abandoned her college dream of becoming an attorney after realizing her professional calling was actually in health care administration.

Are you breathless with asthma?

Asthma is like blowing up a balloon and constricting the opening that allows the air to escape.

Interfaith Medical Center to hold health fair Sept. 9

Interfaith Medical Center will hold a community health fair on Saturday, Sept. 9, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 1545 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn, N.Y.

Alzheimer’s Association-NYC Chapter to host walk Oct. 28

The Alzheimer’s Association – New York City Chapter invites Manhattan residents to join the fight to end Alzheimer’s by participating in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s.

Fuel for school daze

School bells are ringing and children will be doing more than singing. Studies show that many will have difficulty with concentration and memory and display many other anti-learning characteristics. Dr. Gerald Deas reports on this deficiency.

Help! 11 tips to get kids to eat healthy

Ask any parent about the top challenges of raising kids, and getting them to eat healthy would probably be high on the list. Countless parents have kids who just want to eat chicken nuggets, or pasta, or macaroni and cheese, ...

Unique camp helps grieving children and teens

From Aug. 21-25, Calvary Hospital hosted the 20th consecutive session of their bereavement camp for 60 children and teenagers, aged 6 to 18.

Facebook: Let’s face it

It is interesting how a simple concept such as Facebook, created by Mark Zuckerberg, became an international frenzy on the internet.

De Blasio hikes cigarette prices aimed at cutting down on smoking

The city’s estimated 900,000 smokers are going to have to dig deeper in their pockets. Mayor Bill de Blasio signed several bills to reduce the number of smokers, including raising the price of cigarettes to $13.

Color your diet healthy with fresh fruits and vegetables

Richly colored fruits and vegetables, such as those available fresh in New York State from now through fall, are colorful and tasteful additions to your table, and also vital to a healthy diet.