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NYC Health + Hospitals holds trainings to reduce racial disparities in maternal mortality

NYC Health + Hospitals today announced the successful completion of its obstetrics life support clinical simulation training to help Labor and Delivery providers master skills, reduce the rate of maternal mortality, and address avoidable and potentially fatal complications during childbirth.

Alcohol and Old Lace

Many renowned people have made comments regarding alcoholism. One of those is John W. Gardner, American educator, who stated, “No other national health problem has been so seriously neglected as alcoholism.

NYC Health + Hospitals, SUNY College of Optometry partner to expand vision services

NYC Health + Hospitals and SUNY College of Optometry today announced a new partnership that will enhance vision services for patients at four NYC Health + Hospitals facilities.

Grease your knees and walk with ease

As I was waiting for my tires to be changed in the garage, I began to reflect how often we change well worn tires but can’t change our knees.

NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln’s first baby of the New Year

BRONX, January 2020—NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln in the Bronx welcomed the first baby of the Bronx (for the new decade and for 2020) at 12:02 a.m. Ousmane Camara

Attorney General James fights to stop restrictions on women’s reproductive rights

New York Attorney General Letitia James, along with a coalition of 19 additional attorneys general from around the nation, filed a multi-state amicus brief in support of a lawsuit that seeks to protect a woman’s right to safe and legal ...

Laughter may be the answer

My mom used to say that when things were not up to par, “Laugh and the world laughs with you, cry and you cry alone.” She also used to sing a song with the words, “Get your hat and get ...

Local flu cases skyrocket as docs warn ‘protect yourself’!

As local families flock to holiday parties and travel to grandma’s house, flu is now widespread locally, as well as in more than 20 other states.

Family of Black doctors has social media buzzing

Dr. Herbert Oye is a Board Certified Endovascular and Vascular Surgeon, specializing in invasive and non-invasive treatment of vascular diseases.

Addressing out-of-pocket costs key to health improvement, cost savings

More than 190 million Americans suffer from chronic diseases. For them, healthcare reform isn’t a political football––it’s a matter of life and death.

Holiday thoughts

Well, commercial Xmas is over, and folks are beginning to regain their sanity after buying, buying and buying.

Ginger: a healing winter treat

My first introduction to an ethnic cookie was the gingerbread boy or girl that I saw in the window of my local bakery.

Community wellness and tea event Dec. 15

On Dec.15, 2019, which is also International Tea Day, Wellness Tea Therapy, LLC will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony to introduces wellness into the community and beyond through health-conscious teas

Lean on the bean

It is interesting how important the bean is in our food chain, and I don’t mean jellybeans! For good nutrition and survival, man has had to lean on the bean.

CDC says 1 in 5 adolescents and 1 in 4 young adults have prediabetes

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expressed concern on Monday as it released figures that show a significant portion of young Americans are at a high risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

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