Come On Harlem, Be Your Best At The Under Armour “It Comes From Below” Event (Video)

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Get ready Harlem runners, because today, Under Armour (UA) unveiled the latest chapter in its global marketing campaign, “It Comes From Below™,” which emphasizes skilled footwork and innovative footwear as critical components to every athlete’s training. Continue Reading →

NYC Health Department Recognizes Colon Cancer Awareness Month

East Harlem Spaha real estateThe NYC Health Department announced today that New York City’s colon cancer screening rate increased by 66 percent in the last decade. Despite colon cancer being one of the most preventable cancers, it is the second deadliest cancer, killing more than 1,300 New Yorkers in 2013. Continue Reading →

New Research Findings Reveal Health Benefits For People Living With HIV

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Providing comprehensive, holistic case management to people dealing with multiple comorbid conditions, including HIV, can yield tangible health improvements and long-term cost savings, according to a new study released by Amida Care, a New York City nonprofit health plan, and ACRIA, an HIV/AIDS research organization. Continue Reading →

More Nutrients And No Pesticides Living Lettuce In Harlem

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We love our community. That’s why we buy from local suppliers from both Long Island & Upstate New York whenever possible. Finding the freshest, highest quality product can sometimes be challenging, but Gabrielsen Farms in Jamesport, NY is changing the game for “fresh”. Continue Reading →

Wellbeing Involves More Than Losing Weight

openerWhile it’s no surprise that losing weight consistently ranks at the top of New Year’s resolutions, Dr. Donna L. Hamilton says obsession with weight is often too narrow a focus. Continue Reading →

Health Department Updates Guidance On Zika Virus Prevention

160202170607-zika-virus-sexually-transmitted-dnt-gupta-lead-00013808-exlarge-169Today the City’s Health Department updated its guidance for New Yorkers (from Harlem to Hollis) regarding prevention of the Zika virus. Our main message remains: pregnant women or those considering becoming pregnant should postpone travel to affected countries. Continue Reading →

Special Needs Health Plans Added ToThe NY State

kidsBeginning on January 15, eligible health care consumers will have the ability to select and enroll in a Special Needs Health Plan (SNP) through the New York State of Health (NYSoH) Marketplace, for the first time since the NYSoH was established in 2012. Continue Reading →

NYU Langone Medical Center’s 2015 Musculoskeletal Ball

NYU Langone1NYU Langone Medical Center raised over $1.5 million tonight at its annual Musculoskeletal Ball, held atthe American Museum of Natural History in Manhattan. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: The Quest For The Good Life Debate At The NY Academy of Sciences

SocratesEver since Socrates declared “the unexamined life is not worth living,” philosophers from Harlem to Harare have been engaged in a passionate debate: What is the good life? What is the nature of happiness, and how can it be attained? Is the development of virtue a prerequisite to the good life? What is the path toward human flourishing? Continue Reading →

NYC Seniors Food Insecurity Event In EmblemHealth Harlem

senori facts2Join the “New York City Seniors and the Rising Food Insecurity Crisis,” frank and sobering look at senior hunger – why it exists, who is most affected, and what is being done to solve it. Continue Reading →