Getting a vaccine is not the only way to protect yourself from the flu. What you eat every day can also protect you from getting sick.
The United States will not be escaping the obesity epidemic crisis anytime soon: Nearly 40% of adults and 19% of youth are obese, the highest rate the country has ever seen in all adults, according to research released Friday by ...
I believe that the most beautiful and spiritual visual experience I have had is observing the changes of the color of leaves in the fall, which we are still experiencing in many parts of the country.
In the United States, sickle cell disease is considered rare because it affects only approximately 100,000 people nationwide.
I am sure that the pharmacist J.C. Pemberton of Atlanta did not envision the dangers and addictive properties of cocaine when he first introduced it to the American public in a drink made from coca leaves.
The Carter Burden Network, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the well-being of New Yorkers aged 60 and over, hosted several community events Friday, Sept. 22, the 10th annual National Falls Prevention Awareness Day, aimed at reducing the risk of ...
I hope that this article is not misleading. I am not writing about doctors who take care of the ears or doctors who give eye care.
Four more major Indian cities will soon have their own metro lines, the country's government has announced.
Hispanics are 50 percent more likely than whites to die diabetes and liver disease.
When I was a kid going to public school, it was inevitable that the toughest hyper-maniac in the class always wanted to pick someone out to beat up at 3 p.m.
Tuesday the New York State Office of Mental Health received a $3.5 million grant awarded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Zero Suicide grant program.
The National Council of Negro Women Co-Op City section is hosting their eighth annual Community Health Fair Saturday, Sept. 23, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at 177 Dreiser Loop, Room 4, in the Bronx.
During a summer enrichment program, Richelle Webb Dixon abandoned her college dream of becoming an attorney after realizing her professional calling was actually in health care administration.
Asthma is like blowing up a balloon and constricting the opening that allows the air to escape.
Interfaith Medical Center will hold a community health fair on Saturday, Sept. 9, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 1545 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn, N.Y.