Losing Weight the Healthy Way

n-WOMAN-WEIGHING-HERSELF-large570By William Gillespie, M.D.

If you resolved at the start of the year to lose weight, you are not alone. Each year, thousands of Harlemites and millions of people pledge to lose the weight they have gained over the winter or during the previous year as a way to get healthy and look better. Continue Reading →

Boris Kodjoe Speaks At Helene Fuld College of Nursing in East Harlem

boris kudjoeAn East Harlem nursing school is getting a sex injection. “Love and Basketball” heartthrob Boris Kodjoe will serve as the commencement speaker during Helene Fuld College of Nursing’s May 2 graduation ceremony before 140 graduating healthcare professionals and their friends and families. Continue Reading →

The 2nd Annual Transforming the Temple: The Bliss of Now, A Wellness Expo

downloadSusan L. Taylor, founder of the National CARES Mentoring Movement and former Editor in Chief of Essence Magazine, is scheduled to give the keynote address at the day-long health expo on April 26th from 12 – 7pm at the Taino Towers of El Barrio/East Harlem.

The Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) has partnered with Entering the Holy of Holies, An Institute of Learning and Healing, Inc. and the joint practice of Back to the Middle and New York Sports Acupuncture, to produce a day – featuring vendors, workshops, storytelling, live demos, and performances – dedicated to body, mind, spirit and heart healing. Continue Reading →

4 Workout Routines You Can Do During Your Lunch Hour

woman wokrin outIf trying to fit time for exercise into your already-packed schedule seems impossible, consider setting lunch dates with yourself every week. Use this time to break up your day with a quick sweat session at the gym or in the park from Harlem to Hollywood. Continue Reading →

Dr. Icilma V. Fergus Of Harlem Healthy Hearts New Role

DrIcilmaFergusfromABCThe new President of the Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC) is Icilma V. Fergus, MD, Director of the Cardiovascular Disparities at Mount Sinai Heart at The Mount Sinai Hospital. and runs Harlem Healthy Hearts. Continue Reading →

2014 Minority Cancer Awareness Week Talks

alago-willamWith cancer a major issue in Harlem, these exciting and dynamic seminars sent to us from the MSKCC/CCNY Partnership for Cancer Research, Training and Community Outreach will feature talks by physicians and healthcare providers that treat patients with cancer.  Continue Reading →

The EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care Events In Harlem

EmblemHealthCome join the FREE April 2014 events that are open to the public and are being held at EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care at 215 West 125th Street in Harlem. Continue Reading →

What’s New: Harlem Chi Community Acupuncture (HCCA)

Main TmtHarlem Chi Community Acupuncture (HCCA) is pleased to announce that it will hold a Grand Opening to introduce its new health and wellness practice to the Harlem Community on Saturday, April 12th, 2014 from 5:30 to 7:30PM. Continue Reading →

You’re Invited To Engage Dr. Ben Carson On TV One

Dr. Ben CarsonNeurosurgeon and Public Figure Dr. Ben Carson Talks Affordable Care and Takes Viewer Phone Calls on TV One

 In a first, News One Now will devote the entire hour to Dr. Ben Carson, who will be interviewed by managing editor and host Roland Martin and take viewer calls live on air.  Continue Reading →

OP-Ed: Latinos Highest Among The Uninsured

LatinosMarch 31st is a significant day for President Barack Obama and his administration. It marks the deadline for registration for the Affordable Care Act and whether or not it is a success. Continue Reading →

Touro’s Sommerville Wins Fellowship In Ghana

Alia SommervilleAlia Sommerville, a fourth-year medical student at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM), has been awarded a scholarship from National Medical Fellowships, Inc. (NMF), a non-profit organization that advocates for increasing the number of underrepresented minority physicians in the United States. Continue Reading →

Emblem Healthcare: Do You Offer Your Employees Health Insurance?

last chance consultation by emblem helthThe clock is ticking because open enrollment for Employee Health Insurance ends March 31st 2014. Are you Offering Your Employees Health Insurance? Continue Reading →