Until 1955, there were no drugs to control high blood pressure.
The fifth annual Prostate Health Education Symposium is scheduled for Bethel AME Church of Freeport on Long Island, N.Y., Saturday, Aug. 5, at 9 a.m. and ending at 1 p.m.
Approximately 400 families, caregivers and community organizations and a variety of agencies gathered at NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln in the Bronx for a health forum that provided insight into a disease that 5 million Americans are living with—Alzheimer’s disease.
The human body is cooled naturally when heat escapes from the skin and when sweat evaporates from the skin.
In this article, Dr. Kevin answers common questions about sickle cell disease and its impact on the African-American community and provides tips for living with and supporting someone with the disease.
A physician’s prayer: Dear Lord, thou Great Physician, I kneel before Thee.
Last month, before the U.S. Senate decided to punt on a health care vote, union leaders, elected officials and activists gathered in Capitol Hill demanding that the government save health care.
The Newark Department of Health and Community Wellness is preparing to re-screen 4,600 children for lead levels. The city is currently facing two unrelated issues involving testing for lead.
More than three-quarters of patients with hypertension receiving care at NYC Health + Hospitals
A test widely used to diagnose and monitor diabetes may vary in accuracy based on your race and other factors, potentially influencing how aggressively your doctor monitors and treats your diabetes.
Dubbed the “sandwich generation,” those in their mid-30s and 40s are in a unique position.
From the time I entered medical school, I can’t recall one course that I took that ever mentioned the word “touch.”
Every 35 seconds, someone in the world is diagnosed with a blood cancer, many patients being children and young people.
The Legionnaires’ disease outbreak that affected the Bronx several years ago hit the Upper East Side recently.
You cannot stretch out the length of your life by eating plastic.