Tips for a Summer Glow Up: Top NYC Doctor Offers Cosmetic Surgery Dos and Don’ts

Tips for a Summer Glow Up: Top NYC Doctor Offers Cosmetic Surgery Dos and Don’ts

New York, NY, June 3, 2022 — What are the best cosmetic procedures to consider doing right now? Which treatments should be avoided? “Avoid resurfacing procedures, laser treatments, body surgery and neck treatments (if you care about looking a little swollen in public),” advised top New York City plastic surgeon Dr. Richard Westreich. “Summer is the time for noninvasive […]

A Pandemic Lesson: Older Adults Need to Go Back to Their Doctor and Make Preventive Care a Top Priority

A Pandemic Lesson: Older Adults Need to Go Back to Their Doctor and Make Preventive Care a Top Priority

By Laurie Archbald-Pannone, The Conversation Older people have borne a higher burden of illness and death from COVID-19, with people 65 and older experiencing higher rates of hospitalization and death. That’s only part of the sad story, however. In many instances, older people stopped seeing their doctors, and standard clinical care for their chronic medical […]

Building Healthy Relationship Skills Supports Men’s Mental Health

Building Healthy Relationship Skills Supports Men’s Mental Health

By John L. Oliffe, Gabriela Gonzalez Montaner, Mary Theresa Kelly, The Conversation Healthy relationships positively influence men’s well-being. Men who are partnered or married live longer lives than single men, and they have better mental health than women and unpartnered men. Marriage appears to offer a protective influence on men’s health, reducing loneliness, depression and […]

Warning Signs for Young Children

Warning Signs for Young Children

By Rainn Every 9 minutes, government authorities respond to another report of child sexual abuse.1 Child sexual abuse can include sexual contact with a child, but it may also include other actions, like exposing oneself, sharing obscene images, or taking inappropriate photos or videos of a child. These crimes can have a serious impact on the life […]

BBP Reynoso Appoints Members to Maternal Health Taskforce

BBP Reynoso Appoints Members to Maternal Health Taskforce

New York City – April 4, 2016: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton held a town hall meeting in Brooklyn sponsored by Congress woman Yvette Clarke. Former council member Una Clarke BROOKLYN, NY: Brooklyn Borough President Antonio Reynoso on April 11, announced the appointment of the initial members to his Maternal Health Taskforce. Co-chaired by […]

The Long Tail of COVID: Mental Health and Culture

The Long Tail of COVID: Mental Health and Culture

Photo credit: PP/IQ INC. By Manuel Holguin During a recent briefing, the new NYC Health Commissioner, Dr. Ashwin Vasan, addressed questions from ethnic media from all five boroughs. They asked questions regarding concerns affecting ethnic and immigrant communities; vaccines, boosters, mask mandates, new variants, rise in cases, and mental health. “Our mental health system, I […]

Family Wellness Suites Reopen and Welcome the Community Back at Neighborhood Health Action Centers

Family Wellness Suites provide a welcoming space for parents and babies and offer programs including birthing classes, breastfeeding support, and other resources. To recognize Black Maternal Health Week and the reopening of the Family Wellness Suites, the Health Department is hosting community events at the Neighborhood Health Action Centers.

Family Wellness Suites Reopen and Welcome the Community Back at Neighborhood Health Action Centers

April 13, 2022 – The Health Department today announced the reopening of the Family Wellness Suites at its Neighborhood Health Action Centers. The Family Wellness Suites provide birthing people and their families a safe, welcoming, and supportive space where families can participate in a range of parenting and birthing classes, connect to community resources and receive critical supplies […]

How to Encourage Loved Ones to Go Plant-Based: 7 Dos and Don’ts

How to Encourage Loved Ones to Go Plant-Based: 7 Dos and Don’ts

By Dana Hudepohl, Forks Over Knives After Forks Over Knives reader Gwen Jahnke saw her dad suffer two strokes, she spent more than a year encouraging her parents to switch to a whole-food, plant-based lifestyle. “Talking just didn’t work,” Jahnke says. Then, during a weeklong vacation together, Jahnke changed tack. She took her parents grocery shopping, […]

Caring for Yourself: Self-Care and Stress Inoculation

Caring for Yourself: Self-Care and Stress Inoculation

By Victoria Falk The Chamber Coalition, which comprises the New American Chamber of Commerce (NACC), the African American International Chamber of Commerce (AAICC), and the Hispanic American International Chamber of Commerce (HAICC), celebrated Women’s Month by holding a Bootcamp focusing on Women’s Leadership & Wellness. One of the topics was Caring for Yourself: Self-Care and […]

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