Harlem’s Patricia Era Bath, A Career Of Firsts, An Inventor And Founder, 1942 – 2019

Patricia Era Bath, November 4, 1942 – May 30, 2019, was an American ophthalmologist, inventor, humanitarian, and academic. Continue Reading →

Doctors’ Suicide Rate Highest Of Any Profession Reports Harlem Hospital Doctor

WebMD reports that one doctor commits suicide in the U.S. every day — the highest suicide rate of any profession. And the number of doctor suicides — 28 to 40 per 100,000 — is more than twice that of the general population, new research shows. Continue Reading →

Big L’s Harlem Family Launch New Website

Thanks to the folks at HipHopDX they’re reporting that Big L’s family have launched Big L Life, a new lifestyle and merchandise website created to honor the Harlem lyricist and continue his legacy. Continue Reading →

Construction Worker Seriously Injured By Falling Beam In Harlem (Update)

A construction worker is in critical condition after a beam fell on him at an East Harlem work site Friday, authorities and witnesses said. Continue Reading →

Health Department Launches New Mobile Lactation Suites From Harlem To Hollis

In recognition of World Breastfeeding Week, the Health Department today celebrated the opening of five “lactation pods” around the city, one in each borough, in locations that serve parents and families. Continue Reading →

Elderly Man’s Body Found Floating In The Harlem River

Cops are investigating the death of a 73-year-old man found floating Tuesday in the Harlem River. Continue Reading →

The Fab Princess Di Visits Harlem Hospital 1989 (Update)

In 1989 UPI reports that Princess Diana hugged and stroked children suffering from AIDS in a visit to a Harlem hospital today and questioned a doctor about the deadly disease. Continue Reading →

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