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Don’t rush it, to flush it!

A few years ago, I wrote an article titled “Don’t Rush With the Flush.”

Lisa Brown Alexander speaking out about depression

“I am a successful career woman who has battled with depression for five years,” stated Lisa Brown Alexander.

Keep a healthy gut

The only time that you know you have a gut is when it either growls or cramps up

Losing myself Part I: A weight loss journey

Ever since I was about 12 years old I have struggled with weight. From getting extra and double extra-large shirts to size 40 and 42 waist pants, I always remember saying to myself, “I’m going to lose this weight.”

Maintaining proper nutrition in your senior years with CDPAP

Eating right is important at every age, but as we get older it is even more important to stay on top of your nutritional requirements to maintain good health.

Black women’s breast cancer health fair being held in Central Jersey

The Sisters Network of Central New Jersey is hosting their 17th annual Health Fair Saturday, April 29, from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Doubletree Hotel, located at 200 Atrium Drive in Somerset.

Touro student wins award for research at homeless shelter

A fourth-year medical student at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine has won first place in a poster competition for her research on the effects of teaching about healthy diet and nutrition at a Queens homeless shelter.

Fast foods, fast headaches

Foods such as chocolate, ripe cheese and fresh yeast products can cause headaches because of a naturally occurring chemical called tyramine, which causes dilation of arteries in the brain.

Am I Eligible for Medicaid?

For many low-income individuals, Medicaid is the most common form of healthcare coverage.

Eating red or processed meat can increase colon cancer risk

High intake of red and processed meat over a long period of time is associated with an increased risk of certain types of colon cancer, according to a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

CDPAP: Strengthening the Bond of Trust

Taking the first steps to inviting a caregiver into your home or in the home of a loved one can be very difficult.

Interfaith Medical Center provides free dental care to Central Brooklyn children

The Department of Dental Medical at Interfaith Medical Center has recently introduced its annual Give Kids a Smile event in the celebration of National Children’s Dental Health Month.

Helping your aging parents choose the best home care option

It's never easy watching your parents get older. It's often their wish to retain their youth and maintain their independence for as long as possible.

Calvary honors Stephanie Perkins-Veitch, CCT-II, with “CATCH A Star” Award

Calvary Hospital recently honored Stephanie Perkins-Veitch, CCT-II, with the “Catch A Star” Award for December 2016.

Alzheimer's Association NYC and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. team up for Awareness Campaign

The Alzheimer’s Association NYC chapter announced a new partnership with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Delta Rho Omega chapter, in Brooklyn to help raise awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and increase education, care and support resources in the African-American community.