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 →

Job: Bristol Myers Squibb Diabetes Specialty Sales Representative in Harlem

Bristol Myers Squibb logoThis position is for a Diabetes Specialty Sales Representative within our AZ/BMS Diabetes Alliance. Candidates must be able to understand and apply knowledge of health care industry trends, applicable laws and regulations, market conditions, and the market access environment (including but not limited to pharmaco-economics and the payer/reimbursement landscape) and analyze these factors in the development of territory business plans and in daily execution of sales calls within compliance guidelines. Continue Reading →

Alicia Keys Partners With Kiehl’s To Keep A Child Alive

mrcbottlehires.b7316090913.originalEarly last month Kiehl’s announced that they created a special edition Midnight Recovery Concentrate in partnership with Harlem’s Alicia Keys. Continue Reading →

Harlem Lung University Discovers Asthma Puts Damper on Love LIfe

AsthmaAsthma not only can be a cumbersome problem to deal with day in and day out, it can also kill a romantic mood. Continue Reading →

In Honor Of World Aids Day: For Those Who Have Passed

arthur-ashe.imgThe first known cases of HIV/AIDS were discovered in the early 80’s. Though much wasn’t known about the disease or how to effectively slow it down at first, there have been great strides in treatment and more and more HIV-positive people are learning to live longer lives with the disease. Continue Reading →

Danny Tisdale Show Harlem Hospitality and Breast Cancer Podcast

Join Danny Tisdale as he talks today with Nikoa Evans-Hendricks, Executive Director of Harlem Park to Park and the upcoming Harlem Hospitality and Culinary Conference. Also, he speaks to Dr. Nora Presley about Breast Cancer Awareness Month and survival skills for Harlem women.

Listen to the show here.

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My Cancer: Only A Small Part of my Life

dad_and_colBy Collette Henry

In hearing about the many people who have cancer, it never felt so real until I was diagnosed with brain cancer.

I’m into my fifth month living with brain cancer. Well, it’s actually been five months since being diagnosed but no one can tell me exactly how long I’ve been living with cancer. It all started on May 20th 2009. I was doing something I love to do. I was racing in Central Park along with my company running team. I was 2 miles into a 3.5 mile race. I recall feeling weird, then turning in the opposite direction. I don’t recall spinning in circles, or hopping on one leg, or falling and scraping my elbow, or my front capped tooth falling out, or convulsing. Continue Reading →