Hospital Give Families Access To Fruits & Vegetables

veggies in the public domainThe New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) today announced the expansion of a program that allows doctors at HHC’s Elmhurst and Bellevue Hospital Centers to write fruit and vegetable “prescriptions” to children who are overweight or obese to help improve access to healthy food and promote overall health and wellness in the community.  Continue Reading →

EBOLA, A Community Forum In Harlem

ebola in harlemWest Harlem Development Corporation and Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer‘s Office are hosting an important conference in Harlem about Ebola on Thursday, October 30, 2014 from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Continue Reading →

Japanese Water Therapy For Harlemites

Česky: Pitná voda - kohoutek Español: Agua potable

Česky: Pitná voda – kohoutek Español: Agua potable (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Treatment with water has great health benefits. Japanese water therapy is well-known from old times. Drinking water is generally very good for health. Water is great source of life and it is necessary element for each function in organism. Continue Reading →

Harlem United Tackles Transgender Awareness In Harlem

transgender_symbol_hiresThe CDC reports that the highest percentage of new HIV+ test results is among transgender people. In New York City, nearly all of the new HIV infections are among transgender women—many of whom are blacks/African Americans or Latinos. Continue Reading →

Tahl Propp Equities’ First Annual Community Health Day In Harlem

image001It was a street full of smiles at Tahl Propp Equities’ First Annual Community Health Day where crowds gathered on a pristine lot, owned by the community-based affordable housing owner, manager and developer. Continue Reading →

Harlem School And Super Model Alek Wek Launch Health Program In Harlem

hmannouncementhome3Many children in inner-city schools who have long faced economic hardships also struggle with chronic health conditions that further impair their ability to learn and break free from a cycle of poverty. Continue Reading →

Tahl Propp Equities Hosts Inaugural “Health Day in Harlem”

seitu 5 hill“Health Day in Harlem” will feature blood pressure and glucose screenings provided by Metropolitan Hospital; dance performances by the Harlem Swing Dance Society and Uptown Dance Academy; children’s arts and crafts; and on-site resources for family planning, long-term home care, mental health and hygiene. Continue Reading →