Sickle-cell anemia, which affects nearly 100,000 U.S. citizens, is one of the rarest but deadliest diseases among Americans, especially in the African-American community.
Voluntary blood testing will begin Thursday for Newark public school students, a day after officials announced that lead levels in the district's water have been elevated since at least 2012.
Considering an orthodontic treatment for your child or yourself? Check out which choice could be right for you.
A new study adds support to the notion that people who give up cigarettes all at once are more likely to be successful than those who wean themselves off gradually.
The Coalition to Transform Interfaith introduced and welcomed LaRay Brown, the newly appointed CEO for Interfaith Medical Center.
Interfaith Medical Center’s Department of Dental Medicine granted elementary school students from PS 243 free dental screenings at a Give Kids a Smile event in Brooklyn.
Gout is a painful form of arthritis sure to make you shout.
During Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to join in its lifesaving mission by giving blood.
The average person in America and across the world consumes the flesh of at least 100 million animals a year to satisfy their taste for meat.
It's a laundry list of symptoms that every parent is familiar with -- a cranky baby who's drooling, not eating and not sleeping. It must be teething.
Cardiologist Dr. Jennifer Mieres is leading a women-centered holistic approach to heart health, a contemporary movement that is changing the narrative of heart disease.
Harlem Haberdashery will present its third annual Masquerade Ball benefiting Harlem Hospital Center.
You've heard it before, and you'll hear it again: Despite repeated recommendations for adults to sleep at least seven hours each night, a new study shows that more than one-third of us are not getting enough shut-eye.
The first study to look at dementia risk in a population representing the diversity of the United States finds dementia incidence to be highest in African Americans.
Fifty Harlem high schools students gathered at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine last week, where they viewed multiple medical procedures and gained hands-on experience through interactive displays at a fair designed to expose them to the world of science and ...