7 Diet Apps Helping Travelers Realize Slim down Success While Jet Setting

By Merilee Kern, ‘The Luxe List’ Executive Editor

Even the most well-intentioned New Year’s Resolutions can quickly become nothing more than a fond memory without a solid plan in place to keep a traveler motivated and on track. Continue Reading →

Alzheimer’s Association And NYS Coalition Awarded $23+M To Support Those From Harlem To Hollis

The Alzheimer’s Association, New York State Coalition (alznys.org) has been awarded $24 million by the New York State Department of Health through the Alzheimer’s Disease Community Assistance Program (AlzCAP) to maintain its leadership of the grant. Continue Reading →

Human Rights Campaign Designates NYC Health + Hospitals A “Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality”

NYC Health + Hospitals today announced that 22 of its patient care locations (includes Harlem Hospital), across all five boroughs, have received the designation “Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality” from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation for 2018. Continue Reading →

Harlem Nursing Center Awarded Highest Honor For Quality

Based on effective approaches to improve patient performance and health care outcomes, The Allure Group’s Harlem Center and Linden Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation are awarded within the American Health Care Association’s Quality Initiative program. Continue Reading →

Health Department And Independent Pharmacies To Increase Access To Free Blood Pressure Checks

As part of an ongoing effort to reduce rates of high blood pressure among New Yorkers, the Health Department today announced a collaboration with New York City chain and independent pharmacies to promote access to free blood pressure checks across the city. 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 →

Health Department’s Community Health Worker Program Leads To Healthy Harlem Residents

The Health Department’s Center for Health Equity today announced that the Harlem Health Advocacy Partners (HHAP) program has improved health outcomes for Harlem residents. Continue Reading →

Touro Graduate School Of Social Work Students From Harlem To The Bronx LEAD The Way

Before sunrise next Wednesday, students from Touro College Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW) will board a bus to Albany for the 2018 Social Work Student LEAD (Legislative Education Advocacy Day). Continue Reading →

NYU Langone Raised More Than $1.3 M Playing For Pediatrics To Support Child-And Family

NYU Langone Health raised more than $1.3 million at its inaugural Playing for Pediatrics Winter Game Night to support child- and family-centered care at Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital at NYU Langone. Continue Reading →

Patricia Greenberg, “The Fitness Gourmet” To Teach At Our Lady of Lourdes In Harlem

Twenty eight 5th grade students will participate in a healthy eating class aimed at teaching students how to prepare nutritious foods such as a black bean, corn, and red pepper salad; bell peppers stuffed with tuna salad; and blueberry cream filled strawberries. Continue Reading →

Health Department Partners With Walgreens And Duane Reade For Flu Vouchers For The Under-Insured

The NYC Health Department today is announcing a collaboration with Walgreens to offer 1,000 vouchers for flu shots at 11 Walgreens and Duane Reade pharmacies located in areas with high rates of people without health insurance and low flu vaccination rates – an initiative made possible by the Mayor’s Office of Strategic Partnerships. Continue Reading →

NYC Health Department Recieves $1.8 M Grant To Reduce Healthcare Disparities From Harlem To Hollis

The Health Department and the Fund for Public Health in New York City today announced a $1.8 million grant from Merck for Mothers to further bolster the City’s efforts to reduce persistent racial and ethnic disparities in maternal health. Continue Reading →

Health Department Warns Residents From Harlem To Hollis About Taking National Poison Help Hotline Calls

The Health Department today warned New Yorkers about unsolicited calls from individuals claiming to be from the National Poison Help Hotline (800-222-1222). Continue Reading →

Hey Harlem, Iyanla Vanzant Returns With Dramatic New Episodes On OWN

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network’s award-winning “Iyanla: Fix My Life” featuring six-time New York Times bestselling author, spiritual life coach and executive producer Iyanla Vanzant will return to the network’s Saturday night lineup. Continue Reading →