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
Winter Health and Wellness Fair – December 12th

Winter Health and Wellness Fair – December 12th

by · December 11, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Health
School Lunch Flunks: An Investigation Into the Dirtiest New York City Public School Cafeterias

School Lunch Flunks: An Investigation Into the Dirtiest New York City Public School Cafeterias

SCHOOL LUNCH FLUNKS: AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE DIRTIEST NEW YORK CITY PUBLIC SCHOOL CAFETERIAS Independent Democratic Conference to Introduce Legislation to Create a Grading System for School Cafeterias. New York — Senators Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester), Diane Savino (D-Staten Island), Jesse […]

Free Health Insurance Workshop at Jacobi – November 16th

Free Health Insurance Workshop at Jacobi – November 16th

by · November 11, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Health
Medical Cannabis Arrives in the Bronx

Medical Cannabis Arrives in the Bronx

The City’s Second Dispensary Will Expand Compassionate Health To Millions of New Yorkers Added relief for long suffering patients throughout New York City, the lower Hudson Valley and surrounding areas is finally here. Join PharmaCannis for an informational event and […]

by · November 3, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Health