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Lack of sleep can lead to the common cold

So, it turns out your mother was right again: The less sleep you get, the more likely you are to catch a cold.

Mental health stigmas shift, but access to care still a struggle, survey says

Mental health has a long-standing public perception problem, but the stigma appears to be shifting.

Blind people can be racist, too, study says

Some blind people, just like sighted people, make judgments about others based on their race, according to a new study.

A fight with sulfites

Mrs. C, 34, works as a clerk in a duplicating shop. When she consulted me about night wheezing and shortness of breath, the first question I asked was whether she had experienced the wheezing and chronic coughing at work. It ...

It’s a new year, get a tuneup

Get a health Check-Up.

Touro student wins minority student scholarship

Diana Rivers, a third-year student at the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in Harlem, has won the 2015 Sherry R. Arnstein Minority Scholarship, awarded by the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine.

Dying to live

It seems that doctors are not taking patients’ pain seriously.

Mayor Baraka, Newark health department urge residents to take precautions during heat advisory

Mayor Ras J. Baraka and Dr. Hanaa Hamdi, director of the Department of Health and Community Wellness advised residents, especially vulnerable populations, to take precautions during hot weather.

Students give up summer vacation to get head start on anatomy

While most medical students take the summer off to work, travel or just recuperate, there were still more than a few students left at the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in Harlem.

Drinks that drain the brain

How do your children behave at home, at play and at school?

Touro holds successful fundraiser for minority scholarships

Nearly $66,000 was raised by the Harlem community to fund scholarships for underrepresented minorities to attend Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine at the school’s second official “parlor” meeting, hosted recently by attorneys John Lynch and Sylvia Khatcherian at their home ...

Feeling good? Whether it’s the weather

St. Francis of Assisi (think of the new pope) wrote a wonderful poem called “The Hymn of the Sun.”

E. coli on your feet will defeat ya!

E. coli: A motile, rod-like bacteria found in the intestines (gut) in man and many animals that, under certain conditions, can cause infection of the urinary and gastrointestinal tract requiring medical care.

Nigerian professor claims drug cures HIV/AIDS

Professor Maduike Ezeibe, instructor at the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike, Abia State, is claiming that he has recently created a new therapy for HIV/AIDS.

Emotional triggers

Emotional: Feeling abandoned, forsaken, destitute, depleted, drained, exhausted, empty-headed.

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