Last month, we lauded playwright Alice Childress for being the first African-American woman to direct an off-Broadway play.
Racism in the health care system continues to confound but a few researchers are taking a historic look and holistic approach to addressing racism’s effect on Black and poor communities.
To commemorate National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day, the Health Department recently announced the expansion of services and hours at the Corona Sexual Health Clinic and the second installment of the “¡Listos!” campaign.
The air that we breathe daily is made up of several life-giving gases, among them oxygen, hydrogen, nitrogen and carbon dioxide.
More than 200 Harlem community members joined with Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine students and faculty to commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
When I was a youngster, full of energy and acting up, the old folks would say I was “cutting up.”
Taraji P. Henson, has taken strides to confront the stigma of mental health in the Black community.
The Health Department published an Epi Data Brief showing that drug overdose deaths in New York City remained at epidemic levels in 2017, although the rate of increase slowed down significantly that year with a 2 percent overall increase, compared ...
Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine announced that in this new semester they welcomed the Class of 2022 with a record-breaking number of “underrepresented minorities.”
The UnitedHealthcare’s A Better You is a program of health and wellness educating events that aims to inform predominantly African-American seniors and their families about Medicare, as well as help them in making appropriate decisions concerning health care coverage options.
Some folks just have hypertension with normal cholesterol levels and are not obese. Others might have high cholesterol but no hypertension or obesity.
Let’s be clear and yell it loud from the cheap seats, any form of nicotine is a gateway to conventional smoking.
In life, we all will have worries that are oftentimes not under our control.
U.S. News & World Report has named NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln a “High Performing” hospital for both heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
African-Americans express more motivation to pursue a healthier lifestyle than non-African-Americans, yet are less likely to describe themselves as being in good health, according to recent findings from the African-American Health Engagement Study, a collaboration of Pfizer, the National Medical ...
In my family, when someone did something outrageous, you would hear that expression, “You’ve got some nerve.”