Casey Bardowell is 3 feet tall, weighs 50 pounds and is 9-years-old. She takes up to 40 medications daily because she suffers from a severe form of graft-versus-host disease.
Lincoln Medical Center, located at 234 E. 149th St. in the Bronx, became the first hospital in the Bronx to be designated “baby-friendly.”
If you look at a bunch of carrots, they look like beautiful, golden orange fingers, although they do not have any 24-carat diamonds wrapped around them. These fingers, however, contain nutrients that will enrich your life.
A fever, stomach pains or a simple case of the sniffles can send people rushing to the pharmacy for a drug to battle their symptoms. But Mother Nature provides a number of medicinal plants with healing properties that also can ...
Do you have “dishpan hands?” Actually, persistently rough, red hands are a sign of contact dermatitis. According to the National Health and Nutritional Examination Survey, 9 percent of office visits to dermatologists are for dermatitis.
When I was a kid growing up in Brooklyn, N.Y., It seemed like everyone got that viral disease known as “chicken pox.” It was a welcome condition that allowed you to stay home from school and be relieved of the ...
Taking up most of the space in our chests are two beautiful organs called the lungs. Yes, they breathe, providing our bodies with the needed oxygen to keep the other organs, such as the heart, kidneys and brain, alive.
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.
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 ...
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.