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Make room for mushrooms

When I go to the vegetable market, especially the Asian market, I’m amazed at the many species of mushrooms that are available.

Muhammad Mosque No. 7 hosts Live Health Is Wealth seminar in Harlem

“You are what you eat,” “Real food doesn’t have ingredients; real food is ingredients” and “Eat your medicine,” are sayings that are making the rounds again as summer approaches.

Dr. Beane talks diabetes EXPO

April 30, a Saturday, the American Diabetes Association is hosting a free community event called New York EXPO that’s open to the public.

Listen to the elders

Oliver Manning, my patient, was short in stature but had a giant heart and mind. I took care of this wonderful man and his wife for many years.

Terrie Williams to host free mental health conference April 16

Saturday, April 16, the Canarsie community will be invited to partake in “A Call to Healing” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Brooklyn Generation School at the South Shore Educational Complex.

If I Can Help Somebody(’s arteries and veins)

To keep veins healthy, reducing clot formation is a must. Some clot prevention can be achieved by taking these precautions:

Eat broccoli, a cross that you can bear

“Ode to Broccoli” Broccoli is a vegetable Not embraced by all Although it’s plentiful Both spring and fall

‘Until 20’ will wrestle your consciousness into action

What were you doing in the years and moments leading up to turning 20? It’s a question that you will ask yourself constantly as you watch “Until 20,” an award-winning documentary about the extraordinary life of James Ragan, a young ...

Lincoln Hospital holds 12th annual summit

the Community Advisory Boards of NYC Health + Hospitals /Lincoln, Belvis and Morrisania, hosted their 12th Joint Legislative Summit at Lincoln Hospital.

A half-empty glass for medical care

I am sure that you have heard the expression, after things have overtaken you, “Look at the situation with a glass half full rather than a glass half empty.”

First African-American woman CEO at private hospital in New York City honored

The Coalition to Transform Interfaith introduced and welcomed LaRay Brown, the newly appointed CEO for Interfaith Medical Center.

Sickle-cell disease and its affect on Black families

Sickle-cell anemia, which affects nearly 100,000 U.S. citizens, is one of the rarest but deadliest diseases among Americans, especially in the African-American community.

Children set to be tested for lead in Newark, New Jersey

Voluntary blood testing will begin Thursday for Newark public school students, a day after officials announced that lead levels in the district's water have been elevated since at least 2012.

Which is faster, braces or clear aligners?

Considering an orthodontic treatment for your child or yourself? Check out which choice could be right for you.

Cold turkey is best way to quit smoking, study says

A new study adds support to the notion that people who give up cigarettes all at once are more likely to be successful than those who wean themselves off gradually.