Healthy Guru: The Fab Fitness, Fashion & Wellness Event Of Fall 2016 (Photographs)

guru1Healthy Guru, the much anticipated annual fitness, fashion and wellness event of the fall, took place at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City on Saturday, October 22nd, 2016. Continue Reading →

New Yorkers From Harlem To Hollis Are Cycling More, And They’re Healthier For It

bikes-in-harlem1The Health Department today released an Epi Data Brief entitled, “Cycling in New York City, 2007 to 2014.” The most recent data for NYC adults and high school students show more New Yorkers are riding bicycles. Continue Reading →

Dr. Machelle Allen Answers Common Questions About The Flu From Harlem To Hollis

health-director-in-harlem-tips1Each flu season, NYC Health + Hospitals reminds Harlemites and other New Yorker’s about the importance of getting the flu vaccine. Continue Reading →

Interview: Dr. Dave Chokshi Talks Screenings During Breast Cancer Awareness Month


October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it serves as an annual reminder of the importance of living a healthy lifestyle in Harlem to reduce the risk of getting breast cancer. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Northside Center Among Recipients Of The Joan H. Tisch Prize For Excellence

thelma-dye-in-harlemHunter College President Jennifer J. Raab announced the three recipients of the sixth annual Joan H. Tisch Community Health Prize, citing their contributions to improving quality of life for senior citizens, providing medical care to previously incarcerated individuals as they return to the community, and child advocacy. Continue Reading →

Collette Henry: My Journey With Brain Cancer (Part 1)

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By Collette Henry

In hearing about the many people who have cancer, it never felt so real until I was diagnosed with brain cancer. Continue Reading →

Health And Higher Ed Diversity Award Goes To Touro


Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Harlem (TouroCOM) received the 2016 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. Continue Reading →

NY City Council Funds Amida Care’s Consumer Workforce Initiative

CCCADI Gala     New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito   IOU_7934The New York City Council led by Harlem New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito has allocated $200,000 under the End the Epidemic budget to fund Amida Care’s Consumer Workforce Initiative program. Continue Reading →

Parent Workshops On Dating Violence Prevention And Healthy Relationship In Harlem

valentines_day_couple_love_2-640x427Throughout September, EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care Harlem will host “Parent Workshops on Dating Violence Prevention and Healthy Relationships,” to raise awareness about ways to combat domestic violence — a program delivered by the New York City Mayor’s Office. Continue Reading →

Morningside Park’s Down To Earth Farmers Market In Harlem NY

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Join this great market hosted by the Friends of Morningside Park at the Morningside Park Farmers Market kicks in again since March and is ongoing in Harlem. Continue Reading →