This week, Governor Cuomo, Sandra Lee and Billy Joel launched the first-ever statewide motorcycle ride to raise awareness of breast cancer across New York State. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in New York. Whether it be mom, […]
July will mark the 40-year anniversary of the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at a Philadelphia hotel.
Childhood injury death rates are highest among children living in very high-poverty areas and among Black children.
The Health Department today published final rules governing the operation and maintenance of cooling towers. The local law – created in partnership with the City Council in response to the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak last summer – authorized the Health Department […]
Fmr House Aging & Health Staff Chief Says Rise in Health Care Costs is Half of Pre-ACA Former White House spokesman Robert Weiner and analyst Daniel Khan argue in a newly released article published in the Tallahassee Democrat, a highly […]
Town Hall Meeting #Not62-The Campaign for A Healthy Bronx! SATURDAY APRIL 2, 11AM: Bronx Health REACH invites Bronxites to come and be a part of a Town Hall Meeting, #Not62 — The Campaign for a Healthy Bronx! on Saturday, […]
HEALTH DEPARTMENT ESTABLISHES ZIKA CALL CENTER FOR HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS TO REQUEST VIRUS TESTING Call center streamlines testing procedures and assures that appropriate tests are ordered, packaged and tracked The City’s Health Department today announced a new […]
The American-Italian Cancer Foundation free Mobile Mammography Van was parked all day in front of St. Helena Catholic Church on Sunday, March 13. The van offered free Breast Cancer Screenings to women over age 40. The van will be back […]
You can change your life for the better in the Bronx! Visualize an competition-sized pool, FREE Fitness Classes and Alvin Ailey dance programs available to all inside a beautiful, spacious and clean facility at the New Settlement Community Center (NSCC) hiding […]
MANDATORY VACCINATIONS Profile America — Seemingly out of nowhere, the issue of mandatory vaccinations has been in the news in recent years. But governmental involvement in vaccination has a long pedigree, tracing back to this date in 1810. That’s […]
New Deputy Mayor Dr. Herminia Palacio returned to her hometown to promote Mayor Bill de Blasio’s #OurCity housing, health, homelessness and public safety agenda. Dr. Palacio, the de Blasio administration’s Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services, updated local southwest Bronx […]
February is American Heart Month. In the United States, an estimated 56% of adults have either hypertension (high blood pressure) or prehypertension (slightly elevated blood pressure). Increased sodium intake can increase your risk of developing hypertension, which can lead to heart […]
VALENTINE’S DAY HIV TESTING – Thursday 2/11 at Jacobi and NCB! VALENTINE’S DAY TESTING Show Your Love, Share Your HIV Status February 11, 2016 10 AM – 2 PM Jacobi Atrium (Building 8) and Emergency Room (Building 6) NCB Lobby · HIV Testing […]
The New York State Department of Health will offer advanced lab testing for individuals with symptoms who have travelled to areas where Zika virus infection is ongoing. This will be done by the Wadsworth Center – one of only […]