Halloween will make your child scream

Well, here it is again, Halloween, which is usually celebrated Oct. 31, before All Saints Day.

Upcoming events for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer tends to appear in Black women at a younger age and in more advanced forms.

Health fair and art exhibit Oct. 23

Barbara Russell, aka Ms. B. the Doodle Queen, is hosting the “Under the Radar Art Series,” with Wilhelmina Grant at the Breast Health Awareness Fair and Art Exhibition

Read my lips and keep them healthy

When I was a kid, two things would cause me to have a big lip, and that was a punch in my mouth from a friend...

School daze are here again

Definition: Daze: A state of being confused, befuddled, overcome. Stunned, stupefied, dumb.

Lincoln Medical gets grant to study obesity, hypertension in inner city

Milton Nunez, executive director of Lincoln Medical Center of the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation, announced that HHC Lincoln has been selected by New York to receive over $1.26 million over two years from the Empire Clinical Research ...

Clot busters save organs

I am sure you have heard and sung the carefree little camp song that went something like this: “Row, row, row your boat/Gently down the stream/Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily/Life is just a dream.”

Apollo hosts Harlem Healthy Soul Fest

The Apollo Theater recently hosted the third annual Harlem Healthy Soul Festival, building on its role as a community resource and gathering place.

If I can help somebody’s arteries and veins

I’m sure that you have heard some great gospel singers sing that wrenching and uplifting song “If I Can Help Somebody.”


Preserve Our Legacy held it’s annual fundraiser dedicated to sickle cell research at Sofrito in Harlem.

The fruit kids eat most is ...

How do you like them apples? Among kids, a lot, apparently.

Fading minds need your time

I had many elderly patients who, unfortunately, began to have fading minds and lived alone...

Weight of the union: Obesity by state

New numbers from the Centers for Disease Control find that while adult obesity rates remain steady, they are still high around the country.

Binge drinking 101: Learning to curb the college trend

Binge drinking continues to be a problem for college students

Apollo Theater hosts Third Annual Harlem Healthy Soul Festival

The Apollo Theater presents its third annual community initiative focused on family wellness—Harlem Healthy Soul Festival, on Saturday, September 19 from 12pm to 7pm.