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 →

The 2nd Annual Transforming the Temple: The Bliss of Now, A Wellness Expo

downloadSusan L. Taylor, founder of the National CARES Mentoring Movement and former Editor in Chief of Essence Magazine, is scheduled to give the keynote address at the day-long health expo on April 26th from 12 – 7pm at the Taino Towers of El Barrio/East Harlem.

The Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) has partnered with Entering the Holy of Holies, An Institute of Learning and Healing, Inc. and the joint practice of Back to the Middle and New York Sports Acupuncture, to produce a day – featuring vendors, workshops, storytelling, live demos, and performances – dedicated to body, mind, spirit and heart healing. Continue Reading →

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 →

The EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care Events In Harlem

EmblemHealthCome join the FREE April 2014 events that are open to the public and are being held at EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care at 215 West 125th Street in Harlem. Continue Reading →

What’s New: Harlem Chi Community Acupuncture (HCCA)

Main TmtHarlem Chi Community Acupuncture (HCCA) is pleased to announce that it will hold a Grand Opening to introduce its new health and wellness practice to the Harlem Community on Saturday, April 12th, 2014 from 5:30 to 7:30PM. Continue Reading →

Emblem Healthcare: Do You Offer Your Employees Health Insurance?

last chance consultation by emblem helthThe clock is ticking because open enrollment for Employee Health Insurance ends March 31st 2014. Are you Offering Your Employees Health Insurance? Continue Reading →

Dr. J. Marion Sims, The Founder Of The Harlem Women’s Hospital

j-marionsimsportraitAt the time of his death in 1893, there was no controversy at all: Dr. J. Marion Sims was heralded as a surgical pioneer and a hero—thought of so highly, a statue memorializing him went up a year later in Bryant Park. Continue Reading →

Harlemites 50 + Urged to Get Colonscopy

colonoscopy in harlemThe New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) today urged all Manhattan residents 50 and older to undergo a potentially life-saving colon cancer screening as part of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in March.  Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Smoke DZA On ‘City of Dreams’ (Video – Warning)

Smoke-DZA-1280x853Harlem native wordsmith, Smoke DZA, makes his way back to the game today, unleashing a dope new set of visuals directed by the one and only, Dame Dash. Continue Reading →

Five Million Strong, Planet Fitness Throws A Party

planet-fitness-188_2To celebrate its 5 millionth member, Planet Fitness is celebrating, kicking off a “5 Million Thank Yous” campaign and contest from Harlem to Hollywood.  Continue Reading →

EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care March 2014 Schedule

emblem health in harlemHere’s the FREE March 2014 events at EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care listings for March 2014. Each event is open to the public and is being held at 215 West 125th Street in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Begin Your Journey to a Healthier Heart

emblem health in harlemBy William Gillespie, M.D.

The heart is one of the most important organs, responsible for nearly everything that gives the body life, including the transportation of oxygen and the strength of the immune system. Continue Reading →