Breast cancer is the most imperative health issue Facing African American women

Though Black women get breast cancer at a slightly lower incidence rate than white women, Black women are 42% more like to DIE of breast cancer than white women.

Mental health stigma still affecting African Americans

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health says poverty level affects mental health status and African Americans living below the poverty level are three times more likely to report psychological distress.

It’s time to mind your body

I am sure that you have been reading in magazines, newspapers and etc.,

NYC Health + Hospitals to host farmers markets for staff, community

As part of its continuing commitment to support healthy eating at and near its facilities, NYC Health + Hospitals today announced its 2019 schedule of farmers markets hosted at public hospitals and community health centers across the city.

Don’t become a meathead by eating too much meat

The average person in America and across the world consumes the flesh of at least 100 million animals a year to satisfy their taste for meat.

New Parents and a Newborn with Sickle Cell Disease: What Now?

For the last two years, I’ve been honored to talk with you about sickle cell disease (SCD) through this column, sharing important information and my perspectives as a medical professional.

NY State’s first proton therapy center to open in East Harlem

A consortium of New York City’s leading cancer care providers are coming together to launch the New York Proton Center—a $300 million, 140,000-square-foot facility in East Harlem.

A fast headache from fast foods

Ms. H is a 40-year-old patient who was recently promoted to a supervisory position on her job. She earns more, but she goes to work early and comes home late.

Taking a cold swim may increase your food intake later

With the ocean and lake water in New York State still chilly, you might want to consider a new study on exercising in cold water before you jump in a lake.

Tropical fruit! More than a treat

All right, you have a dollar in your hand to spend for a tasty treat. A burger with relish, onions and ketchup would taste great, particularly with its special sauce. How about a frank?

What’s the matter with you?

I am sure that you have been the recipient of this expression, when the observer notices that you are not the same person, physically or mentally, to whom they have become accustomed.

8 tips to make the most of your next doctor's visit

Visits to the doctor can be very productive with a little preparatory work in advance of the appointment, say experts.

The struggle of Black Men with mental health stigma

Black men are one of the most neglected group of individuals in regards to mental health.

Montefiore holds prom-themed event for hospitalized teens

On Saturday, May 18, the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore held their annual CHAM Prom event, an important rite of passage for teens who have spent months hospitalized.

Annoyed with fibroids?

More hysterectomies are performed each year because of the growth of fibroids. The uterus has been defined as an organ in mammals that holds, protects and usually nourishes the young until birth. Well, I beg to differ with this definition.