Five Tips To Improve Heart Health In Harlem Wellness

american heart associationFor “Go Red” month, the American Heart Association’s annual campaign to raise awareness of heart disease in women, clinicians from across the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) have compiled their top tips to help Harlemites take positive steps toward a healthier heart. Continue Reading →

4 Simple Moves for Shapely Harlem Shoulders

2D274907794412-today-jenna-shoulders-150208-tease.newsletter-600x338It’s probably too cold for you to be thinking about wearing sleeveless shirts, but if you start doing these easy moves now, you can have toned, defined shoulders by the time you pull those tank tops out of storage! Continue Reading →

NY City Kids Get “Bodega Buddy” UpTown And Around NYC

New York Junior Tennis & Learning (NYJTL)New York Junior Tennis & Learning (NYJTL) and EmblemHealth, New York’s leading health benefits and wellness company, have collaborated to design and launch a Healthy Living curriculum that introduces students at 16 public elementary and middle schools to smarter nutritional choices. Continue Reading →

First Lady Chirlane McCray Announces Partnership

Chirlane McCrayFirst Lady Chirlane McCray announced today a partnership between the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City, the Health Department, and the Fund for Public Health that will create a roadmap for a more inclusive mental health system in New York City.  Continue Reading →

Stressed Out? Social Media May Help Harlem Women Cope

Woman using digital tablet on sofa (Blend Images via AP Images)Face it, ladies: your DIY projects rarely turn out like the ones you see on Pinterest, and your Facebook posts aren’t universally “liked.” But a new survey suggests that despite such woes, social networking is still good for you. Continue Reading →

NYC Announces New Campaign For Healthcare At No Cost

securedownloadThe Health Department and the Human Resources Administration (HRA) today launched a new ad campaign to remind New Yorkers that they may qualify for a health insurance plan available through the Affordable Care Act at no cost. Continue Reading →

Monifa “The Healthy Motivator” Maat Camp In Harlem

monifaThe 2014 annual report of the United Health Foundation’s state health rankings for NY (http://www.americashealthrankings.org/NY) notes that obesity has increased by 8%. Unhealthy eating habits and lack of an active lifestyle are two major causes of this continuing increase in our waistlines. Continue Reading →

The Harlem Dispensary, Harlem, NY, 1870 (Drypoint Drawing)

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The Harlem Dispensary, the drypoint drawing was done on 108 East 128th Street, in East Harlem, New York,1870. Continue Reading →

HHC Bellevue Staff Cleared from Ebola Monitoring

An exterior view of Bellevue Hospital in New York CityFrom Dr. Ram Raju

When HHC received New York City’s first and only Ebola patient nearly six weeks ago, we set two immediate goals. Continue Reading →