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‘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.

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.

Interfaith hosts Give Kids a Smile event

Interfaith Medical Center’s Department of Dental Medicine granted elementary school students from PS 243 free dental screenings at a Give Kids a Smile event in Brooklyn.

Gout will make you shout!

Gout is a painful form of arthritis sure to make you shout.

Celebrate Red Cross Month by giving blood

During Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to join in its lifesaving mission by giving blood.

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.

No, your baby's fever was not caused by teething

It's a laundry list of symptoms that every parent is familiar with -- a cranky baby who's drooling, not eating and not sleeping. It must be teething.

Cardiologist leads women-centered holistic heart health movement

Cardiologist Dr. Jennifer Mieres is leading a women-centered holistic approach to heart health, a contemporary movement that is changing the narrative of heart disease.