Health Group Makes Healthy House Calls In Harlem

health28u-2-webThe NYDailyNews reports that Harlem start-up makes house calls — and the city has taken note. City Health Works, a community health organization, has taken its campaign into people’s homes in an effort to educate East Harlemites battling a host of health woes.

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CC Minton Joins The Harlem World Magazine Team

HCCI-HarlemworldFriday, August 21st, 2014 – Social entrepreneur CC Minton to bring wealth of philanthropic, event, health and wellness expertise to the Harlem World Magazine team. Continue Reading →

NYC Health Department Encourage Harlemites To Grab Fruit Or Juice

fresh food nyc and harlemFruits and vegetables are a delicious and affordable way for you and your family to eat healthy, and the Health Department wants to encourage Harlemites and New Yorkers to make healthy choices when grabbing a snack to eat on the go. Continue Reading →

The 2nd Annual African American Hepatitis C Action Day in Harlem

The 2nd Annual African American Hepatitis C Action DayNational African American Hepatitis C Action Day (NAAHCAD), a national mobilization initiative officially proclaimed in July 2013, is aimed at reducing the high incidence of Hepatitis C infection in black communities. Continue Reading →

NY’s Take ‘Small Steps’ to Get Healthier With Launch of City-Wide Campaign

Small Steps Launch 1EmblemHealth, the New York-based health insurance and wellness company, kicked off a neighborhood-by-neighborhood campaign that encourages everyone to take small steps each day toward healthier living. Continue Reading →

Former NY Knick Metta World Peace Says ‘Speak Up’ Harlem Youth

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… 27% of New York City public high school students report feeling sad or hopeless almost every day.

The Health Department released a public service announcement today featuring former New York Knick Metta World Peace to help reduce the stigma about mental health and encourage teens and young adults to speak up about their problems. 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 →

EmblemHealth To Get Healthier By Taking “Small Steps”

harlem park in health inititiveEmblemHealth will kick-off a city-wide campaign for a healthier New York with a free, outdoor Zumba class – the largest in Harlem.   Continue Reading →

New LGBT Clinic At Metropolitan Hospital In Harlem

MHCLGBTChristopher Leo Daniels, patient talks at from the Comprehensive LGBT Health Center at 1901 First Avenue at 97th Street  in East Harlem , New York. Continue Reading →