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Sickle-cell disease and its affect on Black families

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.

Children set to be tested for lead in Newark, New Jersey

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.

Which is faster, braces or clear aligners?

Considering an orthodontic treatment for your child or yourself? Check out which choice could be right for you.

Cold turkey is best way to quit smoking, study says

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.

First African-American woman CEO at private hospital in New York City honored

The Coalition to Transform Interfaith introduced and welcomed LaRay Brown, the newly appointed CEO for Interfaith Medical Center.

Interfaith hosts Give Kids a Smile event

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 will make you shout!

Gout is a painful form of arthritis sure to make you shout.

Celebrate Red Cross Month by giving blood

During Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to join in its lifesaving mission by giving blood.

Don’t become a meathead by eating too much meat

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.

No, your baby's fever was not caused by teething

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 leads women-centered holistic heart health movement

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 to present third annual Masquerade Ball to benefit Harlem Hospital Center

Harlem Haberdashery will present its third annual Masquerade Ball benefiting Harlem Hospital Center.

Study: A third of U.S. adults don't get enough sleep

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.

Study finds dementia incidence highest In African Americans

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.

Harlem students learn through Touro’s ‘MedAchieve’

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 ...