While training at Kings County Hospital in internal medicine, I often had to admit patients with pneumonia.
In the 30 years that Johns Hopkins School of Medicine's neurosurgical department has accepted residents, there has never been a black woman in the ranks.
NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln recently celebrated Black History Month as part of its overall celebration of the diversity of its staff and patients as well as of the communities it serves.
A few years ago, I wrote an article titled “Don’t Rush With the Flush.”
“I am a successful career woman who has battled with depression for five years,” stated Lisa Brown Alexander.
The only time that you know you have a gut is when it either growls or cramps up
Ever since I was about 12 years old I have struggled with weight. From getting extra and double extra-large shirts to size 40 and 42 waist pants, I always remember saying to myself, “I’m going to lose this weight.”
Eating right is important at every age, but as we get older it is even more important to stay on top of your nutritional requirements to maintain good health.
The Sisters Network of Central New Jersey is hosting their 17th annual Health Fair Saturday, April 29, from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Doubletree Hotel, located at 200 Atrium Drive in Somerset.
A fourth-year medical student at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine has won first place in a poster competition for her research on the effects of teaching about healthy diet and nutrition at a Queens homeless shelter.
Foods such as chocolate, ripe cheese and fresh yeast products can cause headaches because of a naturally occurring chemical called tyramine, which causes dilation of arteries in the brain.
For many low-income individuals, Medicaid is the most common form of healthcare coverage.
High intake of red and processed meat over a long period of time is associated with an increased risk of certain types of colon cancer, according to a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Taking the first steps to inviting a caregiver into your home or in the home of a loved one can be very difficult.
The Department of Dental Medical at Interfaith Medical Center has recently introduced its annual Give Kids a Smile event in the celebration of National Children’s Dental Health Month.