Health & Nutrition

BronxWorks Brunch: ‘Keeping Your Relationship HIV-Free’, Feb. 27

BronxWorks Brunch: ‘Keeping Your Relationship HIV-Free’, Feb. 27

BronxWorks Sexual Health Youth Leaders’ workshop event is next Saturday, Feb. 27, 10am to 12pm.   BronxWorks is hosting a brunch panel discussion, Keeping Your Relationship HIV-Free at The Brook which is located at 455 East 148th Street (Brook Avenue) in […]

No-cost Breast Cancer Screening – March 13, 2016 – St. Helena Catholic Church

No-cost Breast Cancer Screening – March 13, 2016 – St. Helena Catholic Church

by · February 13, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Health, Health & Nutrition
Crowded Teeth Explained by Dentistry Group

Crowded Teeth Explained by Dentistry Group

Crowded Teeth Explained A frequent complaint by Bronxites is crowded teeth that produce an unhappy smile. Why are crowded teeth a common problem? What is the best solution for fixing them? What Causes Crowded Teeth? There are three major causes […]

by · February 12, 2016 · Health & Nutrition
Valentine’s Day HIV Testing – 2/11/16 at Jacobi & NCBH

Valentine’s Day HIV Testing – 2/11/16 at Jacobi & NCBH

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 […]

Zika Virus

Infographic: The Spread of the Zika Virus

Spain has just confirmed that a pregnant woman has been diagnosed with the Zika virus, marking the first such case in Europe. Other European countries including Ireland and Denmark have reported infections but Spain’s is the first case involving a […]

The Zika Virus — What You Should Know

The Zika Virus — What You Should Know

  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 […]

Montefiore Pumps Up Education and Community Engagement During February’s Heart Month

Montefiore Pumps Up Education and Community Engagement During February’s Heart Month

Free Activities for Patients, Community and Associates Support Heart Healthy Lifestyles NEW YORK (January 28, 2016) – The Montefiore Einstein Center for Heart and Vascular Care will be inviting community members and employees to join in a robust number of […]

DUANE READE, WALGREEN TO OFFER NALOXONE WITHOUT PRESCRIPTION THROUGHOUT NYC

DUANE READE, WALGREEN TO OFFER NALOXONE WITHOUT PRESCRIPTION THROUGHOUT NYC

Duane Reade, Walgreen Company will begin dispensing naloxone without a prescription in the 300 Duane Reade and Walgreens stores citywide, and approximately 450 pharmacies statewide, beginning today, bringing naloxone availability without a prescription to more than 650 pharmacies citywide.    […]

Dept of Health Community Event @ Castle Hill Library (2/3) TCNY 20/20

Dept of Health Community Event @ Castle Hill Library (2/3) TCNY 20/20

Profile America: January Is National Oatmeal Month

Profile America: January Is National Oatmeal Month

January is National Oatmeal Month, recognizing the breakfast staple for its health characteristics – low fat, no sodium, and the ability to help lower the risk of heart disease.

Breaking News: Fresh Express Baby Spinach Recall Announced

Breaking News: Fresh Express Baby Spinach Recall Announced

Fresh Express 12oz Baby Spinach Recall Issued Due to Possible Allergen Exposure

The New York Genome Center Awarded $40 Million To Study Common Disease

The New York Genome Center Awarded $40 Million To Study Common Disease

New York Genome Center Awarded $40 Million from the NIH to Use Genomic Sequencing to Explore Common Disease   NEW YORK —  The New York Genome Center (NYGC) has been awarded $40 million, over four years, from the National Human […]

by · January 15, 2016 · Health & Nutrition
Kidney Stones Are on the Rise Among Youth, Especially in Women and African-Americans

Kidney Stones Are on the Rise Among Youth, Especially in Women and African-Americans

PHILADELPHIA /USNewswire/ — Kidney stones are increasing, particularly among adolescents, females, and African-Americans in the U.S., a striking change from the historic pattern in which middle-aged white men were at highest risk for the painful condition. “The emergence of kidney stones in […]

Mobile Mammography FREE! 1/25/16

Mobile Mammography FREE! 1/25/16

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Health Groups Urge Gov. Christie to Sign Bill Raising Tobacco Sales Age to 21

Raising The Age Will Protect Kids and Save Lives WASHINGTON, DC — The following is a Statement of Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Heart Association Founders Affiliate, American Lung Association in New Jersey and Global Advisors on Smokefree […]