Thursday, 28 August 2014
Community members, many without insurance, received free checkups and screenings at a health fair in Queens.
Delay and neglect in NYC hospitals need to be addressed.
With hurricane season approaching, a new study and an event in Red Hook aim to help people be better prepared when disaster strikes, articles in Downtown Express and Brooklyn Brief report.
With federal monies, care coordinators and patient navigators will help 2,000 patients.
Treating "somatic" ailments offers a path to addressing mental illness in the Asian-American community.
Initiatives like a Puerto Rican dance workshop and a summer pool workout keep the city's growing senior population healthy and active, in this episode of Independent Sources.
City Council members Margaret Chin and Peter Koo announced NYC Hepatitis B Awareness Week in front of City Hall, The Lo-Down reports.
City Council members want the health department to provide annual reporting on hepatitis B and C viruses.
With the summer months typically come a rise in drownings, and City Limits notes that there are large disparities between white, black and Latino youths with respect to the ability to swim.
Susan M. Lee of Open City visits Chinese herbalists to reconsider her perspective on the traditional medicines that were the bane of her childhood.
Rallying in New York, a coalition recently advocated for at least 22,000 more beds for homeless youth, Gay City News reports.
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