The 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 →
West 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 →
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 →
The 2014 Ebola outbreak in west Africa is the worst outbreak of the haemorrhagic disease since it was discovered in 1976. Ebola is not on its way to Harlem, but we want to prepare for all situations at all times.
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The 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 →
Many 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 →
“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 →
Emblem Health Neighborhood Care welcomes parents and school-age children to our second annual back to school event!