Study Links Permanent Hair Dye And Straightening To Breast Cancer, Particularly Among Black Women

A new study from the National Institutes of Health finds that women who use permanent hair dye and chemical hair straighteners are at a higher risk of developing breast cancer — and the risk is particularly high for black women. Continue Reading →

White House May Exempt Vape Shops From E-cigarette Flavor Ban From Harlem To Hollywood

Federal regulators are expected to unveil new restrictions on e-cigarettes in an effort to reduce youth use of the products. Continue Reading →

Guilt-Free Holiday Eating In Harlem

Holiday eating in harlemBy Dr. Julie Patel-Pannullo

Now that we’ve survived our Thanksgiving feasts with family and friends, many of us still feel as stuffed as the turkeys we devoured. Continue Reading →

NYC Consortium Joins NIH In launching The All Of Us Research Program From Harlem To Hollis

On May 6, 2018, the National Institutes of Health will open national enrollment for the All of Us Research Program—a momentous effort to advance individualized prevention, treatment and care for people of all backgrounds.  Continue Reading →

5 Facts You Need to Know About Sickle Cell Disease

african americanJune 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.

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