Patients who have struggled in the past with medical and mental health challenges and who live in the Harlem community recently came to Touro to speak with medical and pharmacy students about their experiences being treated in nursing homes, prisons ...
Basically, the body eliminates foreign material by coughing. Now, the cough may be caused by dust, mold, vapors from spray cans, dusting powders, perfumes or a host of other irritants that might be in the air. However, there is one ...
A new drug called "grey death" has been linked to a handful of lethal overdoses in the South -- but no one knows exactly what's in it or where it's coming from.
This column is dedicated to Mittens, my family’s beloved and deceased cat.
May 6-12 is National Nurses Week, a time set aside to recognize the men and women who have dedicated their lives to the field of nursing. Nurses make a difference in our lives every day
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams debuted the “Is It an Emergency?” campaign, focused on the issues surrounding emergency room overuse, which, according to the Network for Excellence in Health Innovation, costs $38 billion a year nationally.
Mount Sinai Heart will celebrate the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute’s National High Blood Pressure Education Month and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s American Stroke Month May 19.
I am sure you have heard that old hit song, “What’s Love Got to Do with It.” Well, my ladies, whether you’re in love or not, when you have uncomfortable feelings in your chest that persist, those signs can have ...
In the United States, data have shown that Black women experience higher rates of birth and pregnancy complications including infant mortality compared with other ethnicities. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the risk of preterm birth ...
When it comes to the overall health of black Americans, there's good news and bad news, according to a report released by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday.
Everybody feels tired sometimes, but feeling fatigued for six months or longer can be a sign of chronic fatigue syndrome.
Here is the list of the most healthy foods from A to (not quite) Z:
Some people call it "stealthing" -- a practice where men secretly remove or damage condoms without their partners' knowledge. Others call it sexual assault.
With much fanfare, the world’s first injectable vaccine against malaria will be introduced in three countries, Ghana, Kenya and Malawi, starting in 2018.
African-American physicians earn 15 percent less than White physicians—an average of $262,000 compared to $303,000—according to Medscape’s 2017 Physicians Compensation Report.