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.
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.
The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis, the fundraising arm of The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, announced that Global Music Icon Pitbull, Mr. Worldwide, will perform in concert and Neiman Marcus Bal Harbour has selected Italian luxury brand Brunello Cucinelli.
In recognition of Valentine’s Day and National Condom Awareness Day, Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett today announced the public launch of the #PlaySure kit, a #PlaySure kit media campaign, new condom distribution data, and additional focus on HIV prevention.
The Health Department today announced expanded hours for its STD clinics, including new weekend hours.
Today, elected officials, community leaders and transportation advocates reiterated their call for ferry service along the Hudson River.
The New York City Health Department today recognized Transgender Day of Remembrance issuing a request for proposal (RFP) that will fund community-based providers to develop and pilot a curriculum-based workshop for transgender men to promote their general and sexual health.
Harlem Got Talent, April 19, Philly music show update. With Clyde Frazier,. Sr., Beverly Lindsey Johnson, Music agent, Debra James, Supreme court justice, Corey Ortega, President West Harlem Democratic Club, and Brian Saide, mason brother. Have all purchase tickets to send a child to the show.