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Forum outlines challenges for fighting HIV and AIDS

Feb. 7, Douglas Brooks, director of the Office of National AIDS Policy, participated in a forum on the “State of HIV in Black America,” held at Harlem’s Schomburg Center.

Greater NY Links holds seminar for seniors

The Greater New York Links’ Health Advocate Committee for Seniors partnered with Health Advocates for Older People, the New York Foundation for Senior College and the AARP to hold an ongoing geriatric seminar for seniors about preventing falls and what ...

How good is your soil?

In the Garden of Gethsemane, Christ planted his seeds of love in the (soil) soul of God. In three ways, he was resurrected in all his glory!

Pediatric fatty liver disease clinic opens at Montefiore 

The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore announced that it has opened a clinic to treat children with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, a buildup of fat in the liver.

Coping with arthritis and the weather

Although it is not unusual to feel cold and stiff and even chilled to the bone during the New York winter, people with arthritic conditions may suffer twice as much.

The Earth and body clocks

An article by Dr. Richard Martin, head of the pulmonary division at the National Jewish Center for Immunology and Respiratory Medicine, Denver, Colo., revealed that different diseases and body systems peak at various times throughout the day.

Winter storm brings potential dangers to area seniors

With dangerous winter weather in the forecast, Home Instead Senior Care urges seniors and their families to take several important steps to ensure their safety.

Got oil? Fossil folly or oil greed?

The processes through which past societies have undermined themselves by damaging their environments fall into eight categories, whose relative importance differs from case to case.

Sleep your way to wellness

Everything you need to know about Sleep Apnea, from what it is and what causes it, and how you can treat it.

Cocoa has flavor and flavonoids

Recents studies have shown that foods rich in an antioxidant known as a flavonoid, such as cocoa, red wine, and green vegetables, can be healthy for our hearts.

Important winter skin tips

Taking care of your skin is a must, and winter is the best season for at-home skincare.

Physician assistants to mentor HS students

During a time when national interest in careers in the medical field has been increasing dramatically, an all-girls Catholic college preparatory high school and a prominent hospital on Manhattan’s Upper East Side have partnered to provide a new medicine-focused internship ...

January is National Blood Donor Month

The American Red Cross encourages eligible blood donors to become regular blood donors this year, starting during National Blood Donor Month in January.

Teenage killing? ENUF said

As I drive through the African-American communities of Brooklyn and Queens, I cannot find much evidence of a Boys and Girls Club, after school programs (especially in tutoring), Little League Baseball and Peewee Football teams or male Sunday school teachers ...

New program to help minority, senior women with heart disease

When it comes to hearts, men and women are not created equally.

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