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OCTOBER IS BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

OCTOBER IS BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

Women aren’t the only ones to get breast cancer — men are diagnosed with it, too. In fact, in 2017, about 2,470 men are expected to be diagnosed with the disease.

by · October 10, 2017 · Health, Health & Nutrition, Opinion
NYC Green Carts Equipped for Wireless Food Stamp Transactions Encourage Healthier Shopping

NYC Green Carts Equipped for Wireless Food Stamp Transactions Encourage Healthier Shopping

NYC Green Carts Equipped for Wireless Food Stamp Transactions Encourage Healthier Shopping New research links the equipping of mobile fruit and vegetable stands with wireless banking devices programmed to accept food stamps to the buying of more healthy foods by […]

by · September 22, 2017 · Food & Restaurants, Health
COMUNILIFE, INC. AND NYU MCSILVER INSTITUTE CONVENE COMMUNITY FORUM ON LATINA AND BLACK MALE YOUTH SUICIDE

COMUNILIFE, INC. AND NYU MCSILVER INSTITUTE CONVENE COMMUNITY FORUM ON LATINA AND BLACK MALE YOUTH SUICIDE

COMUNILIFE, INC. AND NYU MCSILVER INSTITUTE CONVENE COMMUNITY FORUM ON LATINA AND BLACK MALE YOUTH SUICIDE Suicide epidemic is pervasive in New York City and risk factors differ. To mark the upcoming annual International Suicide Prevention Awareness Day, Comunilife and the NYU McSilver […]

Official Statement from Alliance to Prevent Legionnaires’ Disease Spokesperson Daryn Cline

Official Statement from Alliance to Prevent Legionnaires’ Disease Spokesperson Daryn Cline

Official Statement from Alliance to Prevent Legionnaires’ Disease Spokesperson Daryn Cline: The New York City Health Department announced that trace amounts of Legionella bacteria have been found in some of the cooling towers it recently tested in Lenox Hill. As […]

by · July 23, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Health
Introduction to Emotional Pain and Suicide Informed Care Workshop – July 10th

Introduction to Emotional Pain and Suicide Informed Care Workshop – July 10th

by · July 9, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Health
Senator Charles Schumer opposes JCPOA

Schumer Pushes Plan To Give NY Dozens Of New DEA Agents To Target Heroin Specifically & Choke Trafficking

SCHUMER DEMANDS FEDS DEPLOY SPECIAL HEROIN COMBAT TEAM TO STATE AS OPIOID DEATH SPIKE CONTINUES ACROSS NY, LI; DOSE OF NEW AGENTS WOULD FIGHT FLOW & SCOURGE OF DEADLY DRUG; OVERDOSE RATES HERE NOW AMONG HIGHEST IN NATION On The […]

by · June 22, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Health
Senator Schumer: Feds Must Work Faster to Combat the Surge in Tick-Borne Disease

Senator Schumer: Feds Must Work Faster to Combat the Surge in Tick-Borne Disease

SCHUMER: AS NEW TICK-BORNE DISEASE—POWASSAN—EMERGES & WE ARE ON VERGE OF SUMMER TICK SURGE, SCHUMER URGES SWIFT FED ACTION; FEDS ARE MOVING AT SNAIL’S PACE TO IMPLEMENT ALREADY-ON-THE-BOOKS LAW THAT WOULD HELP FAST-TRACK RESEARCH, VACCINES & STRATEGIES TO STAMP OUT […]

REPS. ROSEN, O’HALLERAN & DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS CHAIRMAN CROWLEY SEND LETTER TO PRESIDENT: SLASHING MEDICAID WILL HURT OUR VETERANS

REPS. ROSEN, O’HALLERAN & DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS CHAIRMAN CROWLEY SEND LETTER TO PRESIDENT: SLASHING MEDICAID WILL HURT OUR VETERANS

REPS. ROSEN, O’HALLERAN & DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS CHAIRMAN CROWLEY SEND LETTER TO PRESIDENT: SLASHING MEDICAID WILL HURT OUR VETERANS WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) released the following statement after sending a letter with Congressman Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ), Democratic […]

by · May 27, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Health
Klein, IDC Release Video: ‘Call the Roll’

Klein, IDC Release Video: ‘Call the Roll’

Counteracting President Trump; bolstering the Affordable Care Act; and publicly funding campaigns are the issues at stake for the Independent Democratic Conference in a video released Monday as the lawmakers in the breakaway bloc seek to re-affirm their support for liberal […]

Community Board 11 Health Fair – May 6th

Community Board 11 Health Fair – May 6th

by · May 3, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Health
NYC Suicide Council “Conversation about Suicide: Living with Emotional Pain, Abuse and Depression” – May 1st

NYC Suicide Council “Conversation about Suicide: Living with Emotional Pain, Abuse and Depression” – May 1st

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