Losing Weight the Healthy Way

n-WOMAN-WEIGHING-HERSELF-large570By William Gillespie, M.D.

If you resolved at the start of the year to lose weight, you are not alone. Each year, thousands of Harlemites and millions of people pledge to lose the weight they have gained over the winter or during the previous year as a way to get healthy and look better. Continue Reading →

Dr. Icilma V. Fergus Of Harlem Healthy Hearts New Role

DrIcilmaFergusfromABCThe new President of the Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC) is Icilma V. Fergus, MD, Director of the Cardiovascular Disparities at Mount Sinai Heart at The Mount Sinai Hospital. and runs Harlem Healthy Hearts. Continue Reading →

2014 Minority Cancer Awareness Week Talks

alago-willamWith cancer a major issue in Harlem, these exciting and dynamic seminars sent to us from the MSKCC/CCNY Partnership for Cancer Research, Training and Community Outreach will feature talks by physicians and healthcare providers that treat patients with cancer.  Continue Reading →

The EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care Events In Harlem

EmblemHealthCome join the FREE April 2014 events that are open to the public and are being held at EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care at 215 West 125th Street in Harlem. Continue Reading →

The Mount Sinai Hospital Goes Red

Mount Sinai HeartHeart disease is the number one killer of women in the United States and it affects one in three women. Mount Sinai Heart at The Mount Sinai Hospital hosted its annual Community Heart Health Fair on Friday, February 7 marking the 10th anniversary of the American Heart Association’s National Go Red Day. Continue Reading →

Artist’s Harlem Pride Mural on Display at EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care

Mickels Hill EmblemHealth Neighborhood CareThe newest art piece to commemorate Harlem’s vibrant and cultural community can be found inside EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care, located at 215 West 125th Street. Continue Reading →

Marcus Samuelsson: Kale And Quinoa Salad With Roasted Beets

Untitled_Panorama11This warm salad is from the Marcus Samuelsson.com site is perfectly healthy for Harlem, delicious, and easy to make. Steaming the kale atop the quinoa during the last 5 minutes of cooking makes this one-pot recipe all the worthwhile.  Continue Reading →