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A healthy arsenal in your kitchen

A healthy arsenal in your kitchen Everybody can be a healthy somebody by eating the following foods:

New HIV vaccine to be trialed in South Africa

A vaccine against HIV will be trialed in South Africa later this year after meeting the criteria needed to prove it could help fight the epidemic in Africa.

Stomp Out Sarcoma Walk

More than 100 cancer patients, survivors and their families, along with staff from the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore and community members, gathered Saturday, July 9 to raise awareness and research funds at the 11th annual Stomp Out Sarcoma Walk in ...

Tropical fruit: more than a treat

Alright, you have a dollar to spend for a tasty treat.

Meat is killing you and the planet

If I’ve somehow kept your attention, and you weren’t instantly put off by the title of this article, then just know that I’m not going to bombard with anger or spite because you eat meat.

Hydrate well, stay cool to avoid heat-related illness

The human body is cooled naturally when heat escapes from the skin and when sweat evaporates from the skin.

It’s time to mind your body

I am sure that you have been reading in magazines, in newspapers and online how physicians are finally trying to incorporate the mind of a patient in the healing process.

Local students donate art to NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln

June 13, 2016, Community School District 7, the Art Class from Public School 18 donated 14 lovely works of art by its students to NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln, just across the street.

Barbecue and you

Well, here it is another day of celebration and a day of seeing how much one can eat and drink.

To improve your memory, get moving ... or take a nap

Scientists have unlocked new secrets for boosting memory retention: One involves breaking a sweat, and the other involves taking a snooze.

‘Black Women in Medicine’ is forcing the need for Black female doctors to the forefront

When Black Americans get diagnosed with diabetes, HIV, heart disease, high blood pressure, asthma or prostate cancer—a few of the growing number of diseases that studies show are more prevalent in the Black community—they are oftentimes getting a prognosis and ...

Twin NFL stars raise money for sickle cell

Saturday, June 18, 2016, NFL stars and twin brothers, Jason and Devin McCourty, are hosting their annual Tackle Sickle Cell 5K Run/Walk in Liberty State Park in Jersey City, N.J.

Human beings need beans

Just think, you have green beans, lima beans, yellow beans, red beans, black beans, navy beans, snap beans, kidney beans and soy beans.

If I forgot your name, forgive me

I can still recall from early childhood, a tiny, beautiful little flower that would bloom in the early spring, showing itself off with light green leaves and cluster of small, blue, pink or white flowers.

A woman’s heart

Whether you’re in love or not, when you have uncomfortable feelings in your chest that persist, those signs and symptoms can have a lot to do with your survival. The discomfort may be a symptom of coronary heart disease.