Uptowns Council Member Ydanis And The Community Come Together To Save Andy Reyes

On Wednesday, December 27, 2017, uptowns council member Ydanis Rodriquez, elected Officials, Business Owners, Community Leaders, among others are calling for all New Yorkers to help save the life of Andy Manuel Herrera Reyes, who is seeking a life-saving heart transplant. Continue Reading →

Holiday Eating Tips for Host And Guest

NYC Health And Hospitals writes that as the holidays approach, many Harlemites take the lead in spreading cheer by hosting a decadent party. Continue Reading →

First Lady McCray, Cities Thrive Coalition Asks Congress To Increase Funding For Critical Health Programs

The Cities Thrive Coalition, led by the First Lady of New York City Chirlane McCray, today sent a letter signed by nearly 100 bipartisan mayors to congressional leadership outlining priorities for the Fiscal Year 2018 government funding package. Continue Reading →

Health Department Releases 2nd Annual Update On Take Care New York 2020 Blueprint

The Health Department today released its second annual update on Take Care New York 2020 (TCNY 2020), the City’s comprehensive blueprint to improve the health of all New Yorkers. Continue Reading →

NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem Holds First Annual Holiday Book Drive For Pediatric Emergency Room Patients

The pediatric emergency department of NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem and a number of community-focused partners have launched the first annual holiday book drive for pediatric emergency department patients. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Northside Center And The Deerfield Foundation Announce Grant To Enhance Schools

Northside Center for Child Development and the Deerfield Foundation today announced new funding to expand tele-psychiatry services in mental health clinics and New York City schools in Manhattan and the Bronx. Continue Reading →

CVS, Buying Aetna For $69 Billion, Sell To Effect Healthcare From Harlem To Hollywood

The Brand Channel reports that CVS Health that has a number of stores in Harlem announced on Sunday that it had signed a deal to buy U.S. health insurer Aetna for about $69 billion. Continue Reading →

New York City Recognized As Innovative Global Leader On Mental Health Reform

New York City’s unprecedented efforts to change the culture around mental health and improve New Yorkers’ access to services and support have been recognized as an innovative model for cities across the globe… Continue Reading →

Health Department Announces New HIV Diagnoses A Historic Low From Harlem To Hollis

The Health Department today announced that the annual number of new HIV diagnoses in New York City has reached an all-time low. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Pillars Recovery Center The First Addiction Recovery Center Opens (Video)

City and State officials celebrated the opening of Harlem’s first center for substance abuse recovery Tuesday afternoon. Continue Reading →

3 Fabulous Recipes For Managing Diabetes From Harlem To Hollywood

If you have diabetes, eating healthier foods and watching your portion sizes are important for controlling your blood sugar levels. Continue Reading →

New Data Show Striking Disparities In Early Deaths From Heart Disease And Stroke

The Health Department today published an Epi Data Brief titled “Premature Heart Disease and Stroke Deaths among Adults in New York City,” which highlights disparities in heart disease and stroke – two diseases that account for 24 percent of all premature deaths (death before age 65) among adults in New York City. Continue Reading →

Stop Doing These 10 Things To Relieve Holiday Season Stress From Harlem To Harare

By Dr. Alok Trivedi

It’s supposed to be “the most wonderful time of the year.” Unfortunately, for many, the holiday season is also the most stressful time of the year. Continue Reading →

Northside Center Breaks Ground On New East Harlem Headquarters

Northside Center for Child Development broke ground on construction of its new headquarters at Lexington Gardens II in East Harlem on Friday, November 3, 2017. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Mark-Viverito, Mayor Bill de Blasio And Others Expand Paid Leave To Domestic Violence Survivors

Mayor Bill de Blasio today signed Intro. 1313-A that expands paid leave to domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and trafficking survivors. Continue Reading →

City, Health And Hospital Officials Call For NYer’s From Harlem To Hollis To Get Covered

Deputy Mayor Dr. Herminia Palacio, Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett, and Interim President and CEO of NYC Health + Hospitals Stanley Brezenoff today kicked off the open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And The NYPD Announce Plan To Crack Down On Illegal “E-Bikes”

Mayor Bill de Blasio and the New York City Police Department today announced that the City will take heightened enforcement action against electric bicycles, otherwise known as “e-bikes,” with a particular focus on the hazardous operation of e-bikes and businesses who use them or permit employees to ride them. Continue Reading →

Man Found Dead Face Down On Grass In Harlem

NY Daily News reports that Cops on Saturday were investigating the death of a man whose body was found inside Harlem River Park. Continue Reading →

Real Estate Investment Course & Guide to Buy Your First Property!

Community League of the Heights (CLOTH) in partnership with Lightstone are excited to offer an Introductory Real Estate Investment Course & Guide to Buy Your First Property. Continue Reading →

CVS Health And Northside Center Partner To Enhance Mental Health Clinic Program From Harlem To Hollis

Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, New York City Councilperson Corey Johnson and Northside Center for Child Development, today announced a new partnership with CVS Health to expand mental health clinics in public and charter schools across New York City. Continue Reading →