As the fight against HIV continues, the Visiting Nurse Service of New York is at the forefront, supporting those living with the virus and helping them better understand their diagnoses to improve their ability to manage symptoms and get the ...
While training at Kings County Hospital in internal medicine, I often had to admit many patients with pneumonia.
Just below your navel is the area where the bladder lies.
School bells are ringing and children will be doing more than singing. Studies show that many will have difficulty with concentration and memory and display many other anti-learning characteristics. Dr. Gerald Deas reports on this deficiency.
The Department of Youth and Community Development co-sponsored the eighth annual “Dads Take Your Child to School” rally and walk in Brooklyn.
A charter bus brought 46 seniors from Abyssinian Baptist Church’s senior program and Esplanade Garden’s NNORC senior program to the community partnership forum on Alzheimer’s and brain awareness.
Sept. 28 at 4 p.m., Lady Tania Michael Ministries will host their 11th Annual Hope Brings Peace Concert and Dialysis Empowerment event at Calvary Cathedral of Praise, located at 45 E. 8th St. in Brooklyn
Saturday, Sept. 13, from noon to 6 p.m., the Apollo Theater will present its second annual community initiative focused on family wellness: the Harlem Healthy Soul Festival.
Most suicidal individuals do not want to die; they just want to end the pain they are experiencing, according to experts cited by the American Association of Suicidology.
Can you imagine an engine running 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year without stopping? Well, that little muscle called the heart that sits inside your chest and is about the size of your fist ...
As back-to-school approaches, stress levels may rise, and teens are more likely to develop acne. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, more than 40 percent of adolescents have acne or acne scarring.
Tanya Fields has not slowed down since creating her nonprofit group the BLK Projek in 2009. Her “projek” provides women of color living in disadvantaged areas of New York City with access to local food and entrepreneurial and career activities.
Registered yoga instructor and documentarian Stefanie Joshua brings the benefits of yoga, to the community. The Brooklynites message about the alternative form of exercise comes just in time for National Yoga Month in September.
Iyabo Fadario had to put her life on hold because of a disease so rare that she is one of a very few African-Americans to have it. Even though undergoing dialysis helps keep her healthy, she is in need of ...
Mrs. S. is a 79-year-old mother of four children, 20 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She had just returned to her home after a two-week hospital stay because of congestive heart failure. I was called by her family because of her ...