Welcome to the world of health care

On March 5, first lady Michelle Obama talked about the benefits of the Affordable Care Act at the Jessie Trice Community Health Center Inc. in Miami.

Workers honor International Women’s Day, call out Koch brothers

In honor of International Women’s Day, hundreds of nurses, caregivers, community activists, union members and elected officials held a march and rally on the Upper East Side to tell the Koch brothers that all New Yorkers need quality health care.

Abortion and Black Babies in New York City

More Black babies were aborted in 2012 than born alive.

Emergency Preparedness program coming to Newark

Rudolph Muhammad, director of the Bedford-Stuyvesant Ambulance Corps, is hosting an emergency preparedness education and awareness program in Newark, N.J

A Heroic Kidney Donation by AmNews Staff Yields Positive Feedback

Sandra Galloway, 60, was excited to return to, singing in her church choir. This had been almost two years after getting a new kidney.

Cocoa has flavor and flavonoids

I bet you didn’t realize that when you drink a soothing cup of flavorful cocoa, you are actually protecting your heart with antioxidants

Distinguished doctor aims to change lives, brings message to Melba’s

Black History Month marks the paperback release of “Living and Dying in Brick City: An E.R. Doctor Returns Home,” a book written by Dr. Sampson Davis.

LICH’s fate still unknown, but activists praise new deal

Officials and activists fighting over the fate of Long Island College Hospital (LICH) have tentatively agreed to a deal

Affordable Health Care officials want African Americans, enlists the help of mayors

White House officials report that by the end of January 2014 more than 3.3 million Americans will have signed up for health care under the Affordable Care Act. Despite this, White House Senior Adviser Valerie Jarrett reasons that the number ...

DC gives Interfaith much-needed Medicaid waiver

Will Washington end up saving New York’s struggling hospitals? Many workers and patients hope so after the recent news.

Don’t skimp on home heating

Keeping your home warm during frigid winter days can be costly, but it is a wise investment in health.

A lesson taught by Mr. Snow

When I was a youngster growing up in Brooklyn, I actually prayed for snow to come.

AIDS advocates call for more affordable housing in NYC

For HIV/AIDS advocates, it just boils down to one thing: “Provide more affordable housing for New Yorkers living with HIV/AIDS.”

Needed: More AIDS outreach in the African-American community

HIV has disproportionately affected Black Americans since the beginning of the epidemic, and this disparity continues.

Bed-Stuy Volunteer Ambulance Corps hold graduation

The Bedford-Stuyvesant Volunteer Ambulance Corps’ (BSVAC) Emergency Medical Services Training Academy is a program designed by retired FDNY Capt. James Rocky Robinson. This past week, the BSVAC held yet another wonderful graduation ceremony.