Health Department Reports First Baby Born With Zika-Related Microcephaly In NYC

160202170607-zika-virus-sexually-transmitted-dnt-gupta-lead-00013808-exlarge-169The Health Department today reported the first baby delivered with Zika-related microcephaly at a hospital in New York City. The baby and mother are currently in care and being monitored by physicians. Continue Reading →

A National Weather Service Heat Advisory From Harlem To Hollis

heat and hot harlem1The National Weather Service has issued a citywide for Friday, July 22 from 12:00 PM until Saturday, July 23 at 7:00 PM. Continue Reading →

Health Department Launches Campaign To Encourage Us To Drink Water And Aviod Surgery Beverages

health department in guideThe New York City Health Department today announced a new youth-centered advertising campaign to get New Yorkers from Harlem to Hollis drinking more of the City’s high quality tap water. Continue Reading →

Tips to Help You Find Passion in Your Job

Businessman looking at himself in mirror to encourage and find himself confident.

Family? Gardening? Rock climbing?

Now think about where your job falls in your list of passions. For many, a job is just a means to an end – it provides money for an education, an SUV, a house and more. Continue Reading →

Cuomo Announces Milestones In Ending the AIDS From Harlem To The Hudson

Andrew_Cuomo_by_Pat_Arnow_croppedOn July 13, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that New York State is on track to End the AIDS Epidemic (EtE) and reduce the number of new HIV infections from 3,000 per year to fewer than 750 by the end of 2020, according to the latest data released by the New York State Department of Health. Continue Reading →

Harlem Day Of Action To Address High Rate Of Hep C In NYC

Harlem Day Of Action To Address High Rate Of Hep C In NYCNew York State has the third highest hepatitis C rate in the U.S., and East Harlem has one of the highest rates of newly reported chronic hepatitis C infection of all New York City neighborhoods.  Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Kenneth B. & Mamie Phipps Clark, 1914 – 2005

Mamie Phipps Clark and husband kennethKenneth Bancroft Clark, July 14, 1914 – May 1, 2005, and Mamie Phipps Clark (April 18, 1917 – August 11, 1983) were African-American psychologists who as a married team conducted important research among children and were active in the Civil Rights Movement. Continue Reading →

Syphilis Cases Increasing Among Women Of Childbearing Age From Harlem To Hollis

east-harlem sliderThe Health Department is issuing a Health Alert today to providers that emphasizes the importance of testing pregnant women for syphilis as infection rates rise in New York City (NYC). Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Harlem’s Susan Taylor At HealthFirst Breakfast In Queens

sietu1On June 16th, 2016, Seitu Oronde’s Sietu’s World was at the Health First Breakfast with Harlem’s Susan Taylor and many others at the Charles Drew Drew Center in Queens Village, NY.

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Zika Virus, Fact vs. Fiction From Harlem To Hollis

Dr Jotir A RamnarineDr. Jotir A. Ramnarine

By now, just about everyone has heard of Zika virus. This mosquito-borne virus can be dangerous to women who are pregnant or are trying to become pregnant because it may cause birth defects. Continue Reading →