Health

Chairman Crowley on Republicans’ New Premium-Raising Health Care Proposal

Chairman Crowley on Republicans’ New Premium-Raising Health Care Proposal

Chairman Crowley on Republicans’ New Premium-Raising Health Care Proposal (Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after it was reported that congressional Republicans are considering an amended health care repeal bill that would […]

by · April 23, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Health
Mayor Bill de Blasio, Health Commissioner Mary Bassett and City Council Members announce sweeping legislation to curb smoking and tobacco usage. Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office

New Efforts At Reducing Cigarette Smoking

  On Wednesday afternoon, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a series of legislative proposals aimed at reducing the number of smokers in New York City by 160,000 over the next three years. De Blasio said, “big tobacco is public enemy […]

ATTENTION BRONX WOMEN–FREE CERVICAL AND BREAST CANCER SCREENINGS–See Test Treat – Saturday, May 13th

ATTENTION BRONX WOMEN–FREE CERVICAL AND BREAST CANCER SCREENINGS–See Test Treat – Saturday, May 13th

ATTENTION BRONX WOMEN — FREE CERVICAL AND BREAST CANCER SCREENINGS See, Test & Treat – Saturday, May 13th, 9AM – 2PM Montefiore Imaging Center, 3400 Bainbridge Avenue, Lower Level Suite 300, Bronx NY 10467 To register, call 718-920-4600 With breast […]

Moving For Life Expands Program Offerings to Breast Cancer Survivors with Support from State of New York

Moving For Life Expands Program Offerings to Breast Cancer Survivors with Support from State of New York

by · April 16, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Health
Congressman Joseph Crowley 14th Congressional District Bronx/Queens

Chairman Crowley Statement on CBO Report that 24 Million Would Lose Insurance Coverage Under Republican Health Care Proposal

Chairman Crowley Statement on CBO Report that 24 Million Would Lose Insurance Coverage Under Republican Health Care Proposal (Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) released the following statement after the Congressional Budget Office confirmed today that […]

by · March 19, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Health
Engel Opposes GOP Resolution Curtailing Health Care Access

Engel Opposes GOP Resolution Curtailing Health Care Access

Engel Opposes GOP Resolution Curtailing Health Care Access Washington D.C. – Congressman Eliot L. Engel, a top member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, voted against H.J. Res. 43, a resolution under the Congressional Review Act to disapprove of […]

by · February 21, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Health
Senator Charles Schumer opposes JCPOA

Schumer: New Yorkers Will Pay The Price If HHS Secretary Is Allowed To Dismantle Medicare—So That’s Why I’m Sounding The Alarm

SCHUMER: WAR ON SENIORS HAS BEGUN WITH CONFIRMATION OF HHS SECRETARY WHO HAS SPENT A LIFETIME TRYING TO KILL MEDICARE; SENATOR SAYS VITAL PROGRAM IS IN REAL DANGER; PLEDGES TO USE NEW ROLE TO FIGHT ALL ATTEMPTS TO DESTROY VITAL […]

by · February 16, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Health
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SENATOR KLEIN PROVIDES LOCAL SENIORS WITH MOBILE HEALTH SERVICES AND SCRIE SPECIALISTS

SENATOR KLEIN PROVIDES LOCAL SENIORS WITH MOBILE HEALTH SERVICES AND SCRIE SPECIALISTS Bronx, NY – Senator Jeff Klein provided various free health services, as well as the opportunity to sign up for a rent freeze program called the Senior Citizen […]

by · February 8, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Health
MONTEFIORE PUMPS UP BRONX AND WESTCHESTER ACTIVITIES TO CELEBRATE AMERICAN HEART MONTH

MONTEFIORE PUMPS UP BRONX AND WESTCHESTER ACTIVITIES TO CELEBRATE AMERICAN HEART MONTH

MONTEFIORE PUMPS UP BRONX AND WESTCHESTER ACTIVITIES TO CELEBRATE AMERICAN HEART MONTH Screenings, Food Demonstrations and Educational Activities Throughout February NEW YORK (February 1, 2017) – Associates at the Montefiore Einstein Center for Heart & Vascular Care will host a […]

February Is American Heart Month 

February Is American Heart Month 

​February is American Heart Month, dedicated to the serious matter of monitoring and taking care of our beating hearts. This is important because while heart disease has claimed fewer lives in recent years, it is still the nation’s number one […]

by · February 5, 2017 · Health
Affordable Care Act Deadline Looms  — Sign up today

Affordable Care Act Deadline Looms — Sign up today

We can help you sign up for health insurance By Mayor Bill de Blasio A few weeks ago I met a man from the South Bronx named Wellington. He was diagnosed with cancer and lost his health insurance. The City […]

by · January 30, 2017 · Government, Health, Op Ed
New York Leads the Nation in Cases of Legionnaires’ Disease

New York Leads the Nation in Cases of Legionnaires’ Disease

New York Leads the Nation in Cases of Legionnaires’ Disease The Alliance to Prevent Legionnaires’ Disease Partners with Iconic Public Health and Environmental Advocate Erin Brockovich and Allergy & Asthma Network to Call for Real Solutions to New York’s Growing […]

by · January 26, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Health, Op Ed
Free Seminar on Affordable Health Care and Enrollment

Free Seminar on Affordable Health Care and Enrollment

Dear Community Partners!! As you know the 2017 Open Enrollment Period is ending on January 31, 2017. MetroPlus would like to invite you and your uninsured community residents to a FREE seminar on Affordable Health Care. The seminars are currently […]

by · January 25, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Health
Congressman Eliot Engel opposes JCPOA

Congressman Engel Statement On Latest Republican Move Towards ACA Repeal

Engel Statement On Latest Republican Move Towards ACA Repeal Washington D.C.—Congressman Eliot L. Engel, a top member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, released the following statement after voting against S. Con. Res. 3, a budget resolution that sets […]

by · January 19, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Health
Citywide Hypertension Initiative

Citywide Hypertension Initiative

NEW DATA SHOWING AN INCREASE IN HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE RATES ACROSS NEW YORK CITY Over 1 in 4 New Yorkers report having hypertension (high blood pressure) December 19, 2016 – The Health Department today published two studies that point to […]

by · December 20, 2016 · Government, Health, News