Here's a trailer for the soon to be released movie "Clipped Wings They Do Fly." The movie is purposed to bring attention to the Stigmas associated with Mental Illness in our communities from Harlem to Hollywood.Continue reading
Since 80 percent of all adults will experience back pain at some point in their lives from Harlem to Hollywood, the odds aren't really in your favor says Today.com
. If you often wake up with an achy back, here's my suggestion: First, try a little mild cardio to warm up, such as power walking (make sure your muscles are warmed up before you begin!). Continue reading
Dr. Shanessa Fenner, Principal
Learning begins at home. From the moment a child is born their parents have big hopes, dreams, and aspirations for them. They envision a successful life of learning and achieving goals.Continue reading
By Dr. Navarra Rodriguez
Skin of every color, tone and shade needs protection from the sun every day, no matter where you are.Continue reading
June 19 is World Sickle Cell Awareness Day. From Harlem to Hollywood this is an important time to learn the facts about sickle cell disease including signs and symptoms, as well as treatment options.
The Health Department today released a new series of anti-smoking ads featuring Dr. Mary T. Bassett, Health Commissioner and herself a former smoker.
By Deepak Chopra, M.D.
I was a physician with a lot of stress in my clinical practice. I was smoking a lot of cigarettes and drinking frequently. Then I chose another path and began meditating.Continue reading
On May 7, Comunilife and EmblemHealth teamed up to host a symposium focused on raising awareness of the issue of adolescent Latina suicide within the medical and behavioral health provider communities.Continue reading
A New York pilot program to root out rats by attacking them in the colonies they set up in parks, subways and sewers has proven so successful that the city is expanding it to all five boroughs, a city official said on Thursday.Continue reading
Join 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
The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce will explore issues concerning healthcare in urban communities encompassing Obamacare, prescription drugs, women’s health decisions, healthcare insurance and even stress reduction with Tai Chi & QiGong at the 5th Annual National Urban Health Conference from Thursday, April 23 through Sunday, April 26, 2015. Continue reading
Trying to lose weight can be a lonely experience. That's why many people turn to commercial weight-loss programs. But not all are created equal: A new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine
finds that Weight Watchers and Jenny Craig are the most effective programs for long-term weight loss. Continue reading