Harlem School And Super Model Alek Wek Launch Health Program In Harlem

hmannouncementhome3Many children in inner-city schools who have long faced economic hardships also struggle with chronic health conditions that further impair their ability to learn and break free from a cycle of poverty. Continue Reading →

HHC Pediatricians Share “Back to School” Health Tips

 

hhc_logo1As parents and kids across New York City get ready for the new school year, the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) reminds New Yorker’s to follow ten tips for “back to school” health and to visit any HHC primary care center or child health clinic in the community to receive needed physicals, immunizations and other wellness support available at little or no cost. Continue Reading →

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 →

NY’s Take ‘Small Steps’ to Get Healthier With Launch of City-Wide Campaign

Small Steps Launch 1EmblemHealth, the New York-based health insurance and wellness company, kicked off a neighborhood-by-neighborhood campaign that encourages everyone to take small steps each day toward healthier living. Continue Reading →

New LGBT Clinic At Metropolitan Hospital In Harlem

MHCLGBTChristopher Leo Daniels, patient talks at from the Comprehensive LGBT Health Center at 1901 First Avenue at 97th Street  in East Harlem , New York. Continue Reading →

Practice Your Swing For the 5th Annual Gold And Tennis Outing For the Harlem Hospital Center

harlem golf and tennis outingJoin the Friends of Harlem Hospital Center for the Golf and Tennis Outing to Benefit of Harlem only hospital the Harlem Center in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

When Will You Change Your Disposition?

positivity-vs-negativityBy Daseta Gray, M.Ed, Certified Infant/Toddler Specialist

Disposition means ones attitude, perspective and beliefs.

As an Educator, child care provider, parent and community leader you must keep in mind you are the key to helping to develop young minds. Continue Reading →

National Women’s Health Week May 11-24, 2014

2014WHWLogoWe want to thank Heather Von St. James, a wife, mother and blogger who writes for the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance, reached out to Harlem World Magazine to bring this important event to our attention. Continue Reading →

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 →