Give Your Child A Healthy Start in School In Harlem

harlem park in health inititiveBy William A. Gillespie, MD

With the back to school season in full swing, now is a good time for families to make sure children are in good physical health and ready to learn. Continue Reading →

Harlem Healthy Soul Festival Free Event At The Apollo

apollo panel make your music move (2) Jenella YoungThe Apollo Theater will present its second annual community initiative focused on family wellness—Harlem Healthy Soul Festival, on Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 12pm – 6pm. Continue Reading →

HHC Pediatricians Share “Back to School” Health Tips

 

hhc_logo1As parents and kids across New York City get ready for the new school year, the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) reminds New Yorker’s to follow ten tips for “back to school” health and to visit any HHC primary care center or child health clinic in the community to receive needed physicals, immunizations and other wellness support available at little or no cost. Continue Reading →

Activating A Global Research Agenda for Nutrition Science

harlem-grown-greenhouse-installLeaders from across nutrition-related sectors will convene in Wageningen, Netherlands to identify and activate critical research projects to improve nutrition among key groups, such as adolescent girls—an often neglected population. Continue Reading →