NYC Health Department Recognizes Colon Cancer Awareness Month

The 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. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen…

NYC Health Department Smoking Pregnancy Trends From Harlem To Hollis

The Health Department today released a new report on New York City (NYC) smoking trends before, during, and after pregnancy. Smoking during pregnancy has well known harmful effects that include premature birth and an elevated risk of certain birth defects. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible…