Margaret Higgins Sanger, Planned Parenthood Founder And Organized A Clinic In Harlem

Margaret Higgins Sanger, born Margaret Louise Higgins, September 14, 1879 – September 6, 1966, also known as Margaret Sanger Slee, was an American birth control activist, sex educator, writer, and nurse. Continue Reading →

NYC Health Department Smoking Pregnancy Trends From Harlem To Hollis

harlem asthmaThe 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. Continue Reading →