Deadline looms for health care enrollment

Six months and over 1 million applications and over 700,000 enrolled people later, the countdown is on for those who have not enrolled for mandated health care coverage.

‘Get Covered’ tour aims to spike enrollment for Affordable Care Act

With the Affordable Care Act deadline fast approaching national celebrities and community leaders have banned together to spike enrollment in New York City.

Harlem Hospital opens new emergency department

Harlem Hospital Center to open its new $19 million state-of-the-art Adult and Pediatric Emergency Department and Level 1 Trauma Center

Heroic kidney donation by AmNews staff yields positive feedback

Last weekend, Sandra Galloway, 60, was excited to go back to doing one of the things she loves doing most—singing in her church choir

Cornegy opens Bed-Stuy lactation station

Nursing moms in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, no longer have to worry about where they can feed their hungry children

Keep a healthy gut

The only time that you know you have a gut is when it either growls or cramps up

A Non-Profit Community Organization Helps New Yorkers Enroll in ObamaCare as Deadline Approaches

The Community Healthcare Network-CHN will hold three health insurance enrollment drives in Long Island City, Jamaica and Harlem, for those who are not yet insured under the Affordable Care Act.

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