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 →

From Harlem To Hollis Smoking Is On The Rise (video)

quit smoking in haremThe Health Department today released new 2013 data showing 16.1 percent of adult New Yorkers from Harlem to Hollis, Queens are smokers, a significant increase from the city’s lowest recorded adult smoking rate of 14 percent in 2010. 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 →

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 →