EmblemHealth To Get Healthier By Taking “Small Steps”

harlem park in health inititiveEmblemHealth will kick-off a city-wide campaign for a healthier New York with a free, outdoor Zumba class – the largest in Harlem.   Continue Reading →

A Short Walk Toward Better Health in Harlem

woman-walking-fitnessBy William Gillespie, M.D.

After a long winter, many of us look forward to enjoying the spring weather. We can return to outdoor activities like gardening, sports, or simply enjoying the many parks, museums and social activities that New York City has to offer. 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 →

It’s Time to Quit, Harlem

stop smokingBy William Gillespie, M.D.

Every year, thousands of smokers vow to quit smoking and every year most of them fail. Too many people try to quit on their own and fall back into cigarettes through habit and addiction. 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 →