Thursday, 18 September 2014
A piece in The Uptowner examines why few patients are taking the HIV-prevention pill Truvada in Harlem and Upper Manhattan, areas that see some of the highest rates of HIV diagnoses in the city.
A documentary, "The Fix," follows patients recovering from heroin addiction and hepatitis C.
Brooklyn's Imani House is trying to raise $75,000 to help its Liberian clinic upgrade an isolation clinic to help treat Ebola victims, the Amsterdam News reports.
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.
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