Posts tagged as: Health

Diabetes Rate Remains High Uptown

Diabetes Rate Remains High Uptown

Uptown residents contend with a higher diabetes rate than the rest of city and nation.

Blind Teacher Helps East Harlem’s P.S. 102 Outrun Competition

Blind Teacher Helps East Harlem’s P.S. 102 Outrun Competition

Led by gym teacher Steven Sloan, students at P.S. 102 ran 50,000 miles last year, bucking East Harlem health trends.

‘A Big Day for Harlem’: First Lady Preaches Healthy Living

‘A Big Day for Harlem’: First Lady Preaches Healthy Living

Michelle Obama visited Harlem Thursday to encourage children to turn off their video games and play.

Hip Hop Hits a Healthy Note

Hip Hop Hits a Healthy Note

A hip hop duo take to uptown schools to teach children and parents about healthy living.

Deal Called Close for Clinic and Ex-North General Hospital Workers

Deal Called Close for Clinic and Ex-North General Hospital Workers

1199 SEIU union representatives say a deal between the Institute for Family Health and former North General employees is imminent.

A Fresher Harlem: Surviving the ‘Food Desert’ Uptown

A Fresher Harlem: Surviving the ‘Food Desert’ Uptown

Farmers markets uptown give Harlemites a much-needed source for fresh produce.

Community Health Fairs Plug Gaps In Harlem

Community Health Fairs Plug Gaps In Harlem

Community health fairs are in strong demand across Harlem, despite reports New York is recovering from the recession faster than the rest of the U.S.

Dementia Program Lacks “Money, Money, Money, Money”

Dementia Program Lacks “Money, Money, Money, Money”

Riverstone Senior Life Services has an airy new space, but not enough funding to hire staff and expand.

Harlem Organization Takes New Approach to Fighting HIV/AIDS

Harlem Organization Takes New Approach to Fighting HIV/AIDS

An organization started a “zone-based approach” to fighting HIV/AIDS, with encouraging results.

Uptowners Unaware Of Health Care Options

Uptowners Unaware Of Health Care Options

Over one million New Yorkers have no health care coverage, but many would qualify for subsidized plans if they applied.

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