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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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 →

Former NY Knick Metta World Peace Says ‘Speak Up’ Harlem Youth

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… 27% of New York City public high school students report feeling sad or hopeless almost every day.

The Health Department released a public service announcement today featuring former New York Knick Metta World Peace to help reduce the stigma about mental health and encourage teens and young adults to speak up about their problems. Continue Reading →

Activating A Global Research Agenda for Nutrition Science

harlem-grown-greenhouse-installLeaders from across nutrition-related sectors will convene in Wageningen, Netherlands to identify and activate critical research projects to improve nutrition among key groups, such as adolescent girls—an often neglected population. Continue Reading →

EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care June events In Harlem

EmblemHealth_Whole Body CareEmblemHealth does it again with FREE June 2014 events at EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care. Each event is open to the public and is being held at 215 West 125th Street in Harlem.

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Susan Taylor At ‘Transforming The Temple’ Expo

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There is a movement of wellness in the air. That aura was no more potently felt than at the 2nd Annual Health and Wellness Expo: Transforming the Temple –The Bliss of Now! Continue Reading →

Harlem Mothers ‘Day Of Peace And Health’

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HHC Urges Harlem Residents to Get a Mammogram

harlem01The New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) today launched its annual breast cancer awareness campaign to remind women that mammograms can be a lifesaver and to urge women 40 and over to schedule a mammogram every one to two years.  Continue Reading →

Roseanne Cousins At Harlem Hospital Wins National Doctors Day Award

Cousins Headshot_1(1)The New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) today honored seven Manhattan physicians with Doctors’ Day awards. One of the honorees was Roseanne Cousins, MD, Associate Director of Medicine, Chief Hospitalist, at Harlem Hospital Center. Continue Reading →