Antibiotics can be the wrong medicine

Antibiotics cannot relieve many illnesses, and, worse yet, taking them when unnecessary can actually jeopardize the future health of the person taking them—and the health of others.

During the holidays, do your part to prevent drunk driving

The Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) urges you not to let drunk driving ruin the holiday season for you and for others. Be a responsible driver and a responsible party host.

Lincoln Medical Center opens new integrated wellness center

Using an integrated, collaborative care model, the center is colocated with the established Behavioral Health Clinic, providing easy access to essential services for a vulnerable population in need of a dedicated patient-centered medical home.

Sani(tation) Claus

I’m sure that during this holiday season, all of us will be eating foods that are prepared by other hands

“Canary In A Coal Mine,” Jennifer Brea chooses to tell her story

Two years ago, Jennifer Brea was signing a check at a restaurant when she forgot how to write her own name. Months before her wedding day, Brea became severely ill with Flu- Like symptoms. Her symptoms were so irritable that ...

Helene Fuld College of Nursing fall 2013 commencement

The Helene Fuld College of Nursing held its fall graduation ceremony at Mt. Olivet Baptist Church on Sunday

Bed-Stuy Volunteer Ambulance Corp. van booted

To his many friends and family in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, Cmdr. James “Rocky” Robinson is known for saving lives and creating new opportunities to help youth stay off the streets. Robinson, a retired captain and former military police officer, first established ...

Obama embarks on Affordable Care Act tour

President Barack Obama embarked Tuesday on a campaign to assure Americans that his health plan is alive and well.

Queens man rows 5,000 miles to raise awareness for HIV testing

Victor Mooney brings awareness to HIV testing

The medical care insurance can’t pay for

Coming to my office was more like coming to a social meeting

Fading minds need your time

I had many elderly patients who were living alone and whose minds had unfortunately begun to fad.

The cough, that irritating cough

the body eliminates foreign material by coughing

Third pot dispensary set to open in New Jersey

In New Jersey officials this week announced that the Garden State’s third medical marijuana facility is slated to open next month

Obamacare forces HBCU to drop student health insurance

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is being blamed for one historically Black college having to cut out its health care plan for its students.

Healthfirst Celebrates Opening of New Washington Heights Office

Healthfirst held a ceremony celebrating the grand opening of its Washington Heights community office on Wednesday. A special ribbon-cutting ceremony was held in front of the office at 1467 St. Nicholas Ave. between West 183rd and 184th streets.