First Lady McCray And Others Launch Online Health Thrive Learning Center

First Lady of New York City Chirlane McCray, along with Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives Richard Buery and Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett, today announced the launch of the Thrive Learning Center. Continue Reading →

Join The Harlem Health Fair And Helmet Giveaway 2017

From Mark Levine

Next Saturday, May 20th my office will be hosting our 4th Annual Health & Wellness Fair from 12-3:30pm at Riverbank State Park in West Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

City To Fight Obesity By Paying For Walking Tours In Harlem

It pays to walk in East Harlem. To help combat obesity, the city plans to pay five community groups up to $2,000 each to arrange walking tours along the new 3.5-mile East Harlem Walking Trail. Continue Reading →

Harlem Patients Share Their Stories With Future Docs, Dr. Jeffrey Gardere And Others

Patients who have struggled in the past with medical and mental health challenges, and who live in the Harlem community, came to Touro on Wednesday, May 3rd 2017, to speak with medical and pharmacy students about their experiences being treated in nursing homes, prisons and other facilities. Continue Reading →

NYC Health + Hospitals On The House Vote To Repeal The Affordable Care Act

The NYC Health + Hospitals which represents Harlem Hospital, today in passing the American Health Care Act yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives committed a grave disservice to the nation.  Continue Reading →

Harlem Elected Espaillat On Republican Trumpcare Bill

Congressperson Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) released the following statement on today’s House vote on the Republican Trumpcare bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and strip health insurance coverage from more than 24 million hard-working Americans. Continue Reading →

Harlem Made Bacteria-Free Socks

The Big Apple is hiding a colony of mad scientists furiously working on futuristic experiments that could one day offer you everything from odor-free socks to drug-detecting straws. Continue Reading →

SHAPE Women’s Half Marathon With Olivia Culpo, Jackie Cruz, Candice Huffine And Others

On Sunday, April 30th, 2017, over 10,000 women from around the world came together to run the 14th Annual SHAPE Women’s Half Marathon at Central Park in NYC. Continue Reading →

Gabourey Sidibe’s From Harlem To Hollywood Memoir

This Is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare , by Gabourey Sidibe. The actress known for her Oscar-nominated turn in the film “Precious,” recalls a childhood in Brooklyn and Harlem (daughter of a polygamous dad and a mom who busks in the subways) with an unexpected rise to Hollywood fame. Continue Reading →

“How People Of Faith Can Cope With Stress” Symposium At The Abyssinian Baptist Church In Harlem

The Abyssinian Baptist Church Women’s Ministry, Chairperson, Dr. Marcella Maxwell and Co-chairs, Yamisha Chestnut and Tiffanie Claude presented a Mental Health Symposium emphasizing “How People of Faith Can Cope With Stress” recently at the Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem.
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