When I was a kid, the only way my mom got me to eat my spinach was to sing a song about Popeye and his muscles. I’m sure you remember the words to that song which states, “I’m Popeye the sailor man, I live in a garbage can.
I am sure that you have been reading in magazines, newspapers and etc.,
NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst, in partnership with Centering Healthcare Institute, launched a new program for pregnant women aimed at reducing preterm births and encouraging greater patient engagement during the prenatal experience
I am familiar with one herb in the plant kingdom that has kept people healthy through the centuries. It was used by the Babylonians since the year 3000 B.C.
Can you imagine an engine running 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year without stopping?
A consortium of New York City’s leading cancer care providers are coming together to launch the New York Proton Center—a $300 million, 140,000-square-foot facility in East Harlem.
Ms. H is a 40-year-old patient who was recently promoted to a supervisory position on her job. She earns more, but she goes to work early and comes home late.
All right, you have a dollar in your hand to spend for a tasty treat. A burger with relish, onions and ketchup would taste great, particularly with its special sauce. How about a frank?
I am sure that you have been the recipient of this expression, when the observer notices that you are not the same person, physically or mentally, to whom they have become accustomed.
More hysterectomies are performed each year because of the growth of fibroids. The uterus has been defined as an organ in mammals that holds, protects and usually nourishes the young until birth. Well, I beg to differ with this definition.
Do you feel a little rusty lately?
This column is dedicated to my family’s loved and late cat, Mittens. Born with deformed front feet that resembled mittens, this cat was calm, cool and knew exactly who she was in relationship to our family and universe.
During my practice of medicine in the hood, my family and I lived above my office. They participated in helping me to give service to my neighbors and patients. introduction leads me to a story that happened on a cold, snowy winter night when I was called to see a patient who was dying at home.
Which way is your health going? Up or down? Or maybe sideways? In other words, do you feel as good as you should? Aging has nothing to do with how you feel.
I am sure you have heard that old hit song, “What’s Love Got to Do With It.” Well, my ladies, whether you’re in love or not, when you have uncomfortable feelings in your chest that persist.
When I was a kid, you would wear a pair of shoes until the soles were so thin that when you stepped on a stone you would likely feel the pain.
I bet you didn’t realize that when you drink a soothing cup of flavorful cocoa that you are actually protecting your heart with an antioxidant known as flavonoid.
I am not Catholic, however, I was raised as a shouting Baptist at the Concord Baptist Church in Brooklyn, and every week I was an ardent listener of Bishop Fulton Sheen who had an hour-long television program.
If you want to be, and live as long as you can be on this polluted planet, I would suggest that you get an ample amount of vitamin C.
I am sure that you’ve been reading in recent articles how physicians are finally trying to incorporate the minds of patients into the healing process. That is long overdue. In fact, the concept is still not part of the curriculum in medical schools, where the art of healing is first introduced to future doctors.
Which way is your health going? Up or down? Or maybe sideways? In other words, do you feel as good as you should?
The cold virus is usually put to rest by “killer cells” produced by our body’s magnificent immune system.
Well, today, I would like to give you those three words with a little variation as you cross the street called Life, First, I would suggest that you stop complaining about every little pain you feel.
Why do we buy so much? Why do we need so much? I personally believe that the more one buys is related to how much depression one is experiencing.
My first introduction to an ethnic cookie was the gingerbread boy or girl that I saw in the window of my local bakery.
Babies born weighing less than 2,500 grams and who spent less than 37 weeks in the mother’s womb are known as preterm low-birth-weight infants.
Saturday, Dec. 8, The Three Doctors— Sampson Davis, M.D., Rameck Hunt, M.D. and George Jenkins, DMD—will host a Holiday Health Basketball Benefit in partnership with the Franklin Board of Education.
Recently, it has been reported that an increase in the intake of vitamin D has resulted in preventing early death caused by heart disease, diabetes and cancer.
The holidays are a time for family and friends to gather and share laughs, memories and perhaps a drink or two. But for people recovering from an addiction, all that alcohol often present at special events can be worrisome.
It seems today that the immigrants entering our country are being singled out as undesirable and unwelcome in this land of freedom, especially in comparison to how the pilgrims were welcomed by the Native-Americans and given sustenance for their survival.
A few years ago, I took care of a beautiful, elderly, blind African-American woman who was cared for by a gentle, sweet, elderly white lady. No one could deny that this relationship was truly a spiritual one.
When I was growing up, every home had a black skillet. The blacker it was, the better for frying chicken. That chicken was cooked right to the bone. Some folks even ate the bones.
One evening, about 11 p.m., a patient called, frantically explaining that she was bleeding to death from a nosebleed. She had tried everything her family had suggested to stop the oozing blood, including holding her head backward, forward and even sideways. She had placed ice across the bridge of her nose and also across the back of her neck, but to no avail.
Be aware and be prepared. That is the advice of the Medical Society of the State of New York for both the general public and for physicians. If disaster strikes, you might not have time to plan a response.
To commemorate National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day, the Health Department recently announced the expansion of services and hours at the Corona Sexual Health Clinic and the second installment of the “¡Listos!” campaign.
The air that we breathe daily is made up of several life-giving gases, among them oxygen, hydrogen, nitrogen and carbon dioxide.
Asthma is like blowing up a balloon and constricting the opening that allows the air to escape.
Without a doubt, apes are intelligent beings.
When I was a youngster, full of energy and acting up, the old folks would say I was “cutting up.”
Some folks just have hypertension with normal cholesterol levels and are not obese. Others might have high cholesterol but no hypertension or obesity.
In my family, when someone did something outrageous, you would hear that expression, “You’ve got some nerve.”
Can you recall the nursery rhyme “Little Miss Muffet?”
A recent study that showed even moderate alcohol consumption can take years off your life not only attracted a lot of media attention but also caused other studies about drinking to seem even more worrisome, especially with their findings about women.
All right, you have some dollars in your hand to spend for a tasty treat. A burger with relish, onions and ketchup would taste great, particularly with its special sauce.
Aspirin has been used throughout the ages.
In my office, I had a small plaque on the wall with the inscription, “Love cannot be begged, bought or stolen. It can only be given away.”
Well, here it is another day of celebration and a day of seeing how much one can eat and drink.
During my practice of medicine in the ‘hood, my family and I lived above my office.
It is interesting how important the bean is in our food chain, and I don’t mean jellybeans! For good nutrition and survival, man has had to lean on the bean.
“There is a balm in Gilead to make the wounded whole; there is a balm in Gilead to heal the sin-sick soul.”