The 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.
Fruits 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 →
… 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 →
Leaders 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 →
The 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 →
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 →