Susan L. Taylor, founder of the National CARES Mentoring Movement and former editor-in-chief of Essence magazine, is scheduled to give the keynote address at the daylong health expo on April 26 from 12-7 p.m. at the Taino Towers of El ...
A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control cites heart and cancer disease as the leading causes of American deaths.
The Thursday before Valentine’s Day, the temperature never made it out of the 30s. Wet, half-brown slush covered the ground and another New York City child decided to take her own life.
Cardiologists and cancer experts at The Mount Sinai Hospital have joined forces to establish its first cardio-oncology clinic at The Tisch Cancer Institute at the hospital.
Patrons of Long Island College Hospital (LICH) rooted for the State University of New York to keep the facility fully functioning; they may have gotten their wish.
This past Friday, the Bronx’s Lincoln Hospital, which houses New York City’s busiest single site emergency room, according to the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation, unveiled newly renovated facilities.
On Friday, April 4, Lincoln Medical Center held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of its new emergency room.
Alia Sommerville, a fourth-year medical student at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine has been awarded a scholarship from National Medical Fellowships
The Black Women’s Agenda partnered with the AARP today to host “Because We Care,” the first of a series of forums designed to provide African-American families with information and resources that will enable them to take better care of their ...
Diabetics have to take special care of their feet. The disease can cause peripheral neuropathy—otherwise known as nerve damage.
Being overweight comes with chronic disease risks, such as higher cholesterol and higher blood pressure. These increase the risk of developing other diseases, including diabetes, which is at epidemic levels in the black community.
The deadly Ebola virus has erupted in the West African nation of Guinea. The latest official statistics put the toll at 86 suspected cases and 59 deaths.
SUNY Downstate revealed the nine requests for proposals that met the minimum requirements for bidding.
Six months and over 1 million applications and over 700,000 enrolled people later, the countdown is on for those who have not enrolled for mandated health care coverage.
With the Affordable Care Act deadline fast approaching national celebrities and community leaders have banned together to spike enrollment in New York City.