The NYC Health Department Announces New ‘Good Choice’ Initiative

securedownloadThe Health Department today announced a new initiative, called “Good Choice,” to help food distributors highlight healthier items for their customers. Continue Reading →

Gov Cuomo State’s Response To Ebola Patient In NY

possible-ebolaGovernor Andrew M. Cuomo today outlined New York State’s response to a positive test for Ebola in a patient at Bellevue Hospital in New York – in order to ensure public health and safety and contain the disease. 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 →

Harlem’s C. Virginia Fields “Winning at Living” Breakfast on AIDS

c virginai fildsThe National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS, Inc. (NBLCA) will present the “WINNING at Living” Leadership Breakfast on Thursday, September 18, 2014 to recognize the great strides made towards the fight against HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, and other critical health issues. Continue Reading →

$1.5 Mil Drill Held in Harlem to Prep For Anthrax Attack On NYC

harlemThe city staged its largest ever surprise emergency response drill to prepare for the possibility of a potentially deadly anthrax attack. Continue Reading →

The 2nd Annual African American Hepatitis C Action Day in Harlem

The 2nd Annual African American Hepatitis C Action DayNational African American Hepatitis C Action Day (NAAHCAD), a national mobilization initiative officially proclaimed in July 2013, is aimed at reducing the high incidence of Hepatitis C infection in black communities. Continue Reading →

Whole Body Care: When Prevention is the Best Medicine

EmblemHealth_Whole Body CareRoutine care when you are well helps prevent illness later on. By keeping up with immunizations, doctor and dentist visits, and regular health screenings, you can avoid health issues and live a healthier, more satisfying life. Continue Reading →