It Was All Good At The Teen Battle Chef Live In Harlem

Emblemheatlh2On June 16, eleven New York high school students from Brooklyn Lab School, Edward A. Reynolds West Side High School and the George Washington Education Campus faced off in “Teen Battle Chef LIVE in Harlem,” an annual cooking competition celebrating achievements of students who participate in the Teen Battle Chef (TBC) program held this year at Madiba Harlem. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “Clipped Wings They Do Fly” With Bill Duke (video)

bill duke in cryHere’s a trailer for the soon to be released movie “Clipped Wings They Do Fly.” The movie is purposed to bring attention to the Stigmas associated with Mental Illness in our communities from Harlem to Hollywood. Continue Reading →

Try These 3 Simple Stretches To Ease An Aching Back

harlemexperiencesyoga1Since 80 percent of all adults will experience back pain at some point in their lives from Harlem to Hollywood, the odds aren’t really in your favor says Today.com. If you often wake up with an achy back, here’s my suggestion: First, try a little mild cardio to warm up, such as power walking (make sure your muscles are warmed up before you begin!). Continue Reading →

5 Facts You Need to Know About Sickle Cell Disease

african americanJune 19 is World Sickle Cell Awareness Day.  From Harlem to Hollywood this is an important time to learn the facts about sickle cell disease including signs and symptoms, as well as treatment options.

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Comunilife And EmblemHealth Host Adolescent Latina Suicide Prevention Symposium

latina suicide1On May 7, Comunilife and EmblemHealth teamed up to host a symposium focused on raising awareness of the issue of adolescent Latina suicide within the medical and behavioral health provider communities. Continue Reading →

Harlem Hospital Opens New Dental Center

harlem-dental-center-ribbon-cuttingHHC Harlem Hospital Center today celebrated the opening of its newly renovated and expanded dental clinic. The $6.3 million project brings increased patient capacity along with new dentistry and imaging equipment to a clinic that last year handled over 21,000 patient visits. Continue Reading →