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Tap your holiday stress-busting super power: Breathing

Despite the myriad joys the season brings, it can be a stressful time for many of us.

Study: Black men with clinical prostatitis may have lower risk of prostate cancer

According to a new study, African American men with clinical chronic prostatitis have a significantly lower risk of prostate cancer.

Bedford-Stuyvesant Family Health Center celebrates AIDS/HIV progress in community.

AIDS/HIV is no respecter of persons regardless of age, race or profession, thus people worldwide unite every Dec. 1 in their fight against the disease, to show support for people living with AIDS/HIV and commemorate those who have died from ...

HIV cases down 20% overall in U.S., but up 87% for 2 groups

While the overall number of HIV diagnoses continues to fall in the United States since the first cases were documented 30 years ago, at least two groups of the population are seeing a sharp increase in those numbers.

NYC Health + Hospitals reminds New Yorkers to get tested

In honor World AIDS Day, which took place this week, NYC Health + Hospitals is reminding New Yorkers to prioritize their health by getting an HIV test.

Montefiore AIDS Center and Addiction medicine expert honored on World AIDS Day

The New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute (NYSDOH) is honoring the Montefiore AIDS Center staff for their work in the field of HIV/AIDS and Alain Litwin M.D. for his contributions to the field of hepatitis C (HCV).

Square Circles hosts breast cancer survivors meet and greet

The new community organization Square Circles hosted its first breast cancer survivors meeting at Sistas’ Place.

How good is your soil?

The poet Sasha Nyary wrote a wonderful piece depicting what seeds we should plant if we are to enjoy life.

Jaw pain may indicate complex medical problems

If you experience pain in the joints of the jaw, do not just succumb to teasing about eating or talking too much. You could have TMJ disease. TMJ stands for temporomandibular joint, also known as the jaw joint.

Leaves of healing

I believe that the most beautiful and spiritual visual experience I have had is observing the changes of the color of leaves in the fall.

Teens spend a 'mind-boggling' 9 hours a day using media, report says

You probably won't be surprised to hear that a new report found that teens and tweens spend a lot of time watching TV, videos and movies, playing video games, reading, listening to music and checking social media, but you might ...

Red Cross introduces new RapidPass online donor health history

American Red Cross blood and platelet donors can now help save lives in less time by using the new Red Cross RapidPass online health history system.

Halloween will make your child scream

Well, here it is again, Halloween, which is usually celebrated Oct. 31, before All Saints Day.

Upcoming events for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer tends to appear in Black women at a younger age and in more advanced forms.

Health fair and art exhibit Oct. 23

Barbara Russell, aka Ms. B. the Doodle Queen, is hosting the “Under the Radar Art Series,” with Wilhelmina Grant at the Breast Health Awareness Fair and Art Exhibition