During a 30-minute interview with BlackPressUSA that was streamed live over Facebook, YouTube, and www.BlackPressUSA.com, Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, spoke of the importance of convincing African Americans to participate in clinical ...
One in five U.S. adults experiences mental illness each year, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, and adult African Americans are 20% more likely to experience mental health issues compared to the general population.
The number of people hospitalized with the coronavirus in New York continues to drop to its lowest level since the outbreak began in March, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday.
NYC Health + Hospitals announced on July 20 that the NYC Test & Trace Corps, the city’s public health initiative to fight COVID-19 and help New York City reopen safely, will now offer new hotel services.
With cases rising among New Yorkers between the ages of 20-29, the city launches a public outreach campaign geared towards younger New Yorkers, including additional mobile testing sites.
Across the country, COVID-19 has taken a toll, both physical and mental, on health professionals, and it’s not just limited to doctors and nurses who work in hospitals.
New York City hit a major milestone over the weekend in its fight against the coronavirus after recording its first 24-hour period without a COVID-19 death in months
Containing disease and restarting the economy have been the prime twin goals of coronavirus efforts, locally and across the globe. But dealing with our emotional and community responses have been important as well, particularly among artists who have been sidelined ...
A newly released study seeks to increase sickle cell disease detection and treatment rates in newborn babies across Nigeria through HemoTypeSC, a rapid diagnostic test.
NYC Health + Hospitals recently announced expanded, walk-in antibody testing for all New Yorkers.
Today, Americans are facing unprecedented times. We are in the midst of a global pandemic, our country has fallen into an economic recession, and hundreds of thousands are protesting police brutality and racial injustice
Alzheimer’s disease (the most common type of dementia) is the 6th leading cause of death among White people, but the 4th leading cause of death for Black people like me.
Members of the New York Professional Nurses Union and first responders from Lenox Hill Hospital recently took a knee in support of the movement for Black lives.
Whether your role as a caregiver has you looking out for an elderly relative, children or both, chances are good that you’ve worried about how the COVID-19 pandemic may continue to affect your ability to provide necessary care.
NYC Health + Hospitals today announced the availability of new on-site hemodialysis treatments for residents of the health system’s five post-acute care facilities who require the service and would like to receive treatments in their residence.