NYC First U.S. City To Require Sodium Limits

Is-sodium-reduction-falling-down-the-food-policy-agendaThe Health Department’s sodium warning requirement goes into effect tomorrow Tuesday, December 1, 2015. Food service establishments from Harlem to Hollis in New York City that are part of chains with 15 or more locations nationwide will be required to post icons next to items with 2,300 milligrams or more of sodium – the total recommended daily limit. Continue Reading →

New Research Fund Focuses On Nutrition And Adolescent Women

veggiesThe Sackler Institute for Nutrition Science announces funding for nine research projects designed to build scientific evidence in the area of adolescent women’s nutrition from Harlem to Harare; each project will receive up to $50,000. Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Speaker Mark-Viverito At K2 Summit

Melissa_Mark-ViveritoOn Monday, November 16 at 8:30 AM, the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs , New York City Policy Department (NYPD) and Department of Health and Mental Hygiene will co-host a summit, K2 in NYC: Promoting Public Health and Safety…  Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill de Blasio Details Mental Health Crisis From Harlem to Hollis

de BlasioThe de Blasio Administration today released a white paper detailing the size and scope of the mental health crisis in New York City. Continue Reading →

5 Hacks For A Healthier Week

working out fitneessOur friends at Refinery29 say that you should never drag yourself to the gym again: Shape has 12 tips and tricks that will motivate you to stick to your morning workout — and maybe even enjoy it. Continue Reading →

“CONSUMED” A New Film Starring Harlem’s Danny Glover (video)

danny glover in consumedThe new movie called CONSUMED, directed by Daryl Wein and starring Zoe Lister-Jones (new CBS show Life in Pieces), Victor Garber (Argo, Alias), Taylor Kinney (Chicago Fire), and star Harlemite Danny Glover.  Continue Reading →

NYU Langone Medical Center’s 2015 Musculoskeletal Ball

NYU Langone1NYU Langone Medical Center raised over $1.5 million tonight at its annual Musculoskeletal Ball, held atthe American Museum of Natural History in Manhattan. Continue Reading →

Harlem Hospice Education Program Overcomes Barriers

Advance_Care_Planning1Planning for end-of-life care is a difficult conversation for families to have, especially when they lack access to basic information about hospice care and other services available for their terminally ill loved ones. Continue Reading →

NYC Health Dept., Illegal Aphrodisiac Warning

warning stone in nycThe Health Department today warned New York City residents about an illegal aphrodisiac known as “stone,” which can cause serious poisonings and death. Continue Reading →

6 Steps To Use Daylight Saving Time To Become A Morning Person

How to Use Daylight Saving Time to Become a Morning PersonDaylight saving time ended at 2 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 1st — which means you got another coveted hour of sleep.  Continue Reading →