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2012 Excellence in School Wellness Award

NYC elementary schools this is the award you have been waiting for. 2012 marks the return of the Excellence in School Wellness Award!!!!

Q: How do you know if your elementary school is ready to be publicly recognized for its efforts in creating a healthy school environment?

A new exhibit space for photo contest winning entries

Several photographs from two photo essays that won the recent photo contest are currently on display at Land Yoga in Harlem. The photos in the exhibit represent the photographers’ ideas of what health in Northern Manhattan means to them.

Want free tickets to see The Muppets Movie? Happy Feet Two? New Year's Eve?

Participate to get thank you gifts like movie tickets or gift cards!

You could help researchers understand how racism affects health

If you are an African American 18+ years old, living in Harlem or Bedford Stuyvesant you may be eligible to participate in a study on how racism affects health.  The Black LIFE Study will be randomly contacting households in the two neighborhoods in the Fall of 2011.  Participants receive $100.  For more information about the study, see the attached flyer.

Beat the clock!

June is Men's Health Month, and one of the most serious health conditions affecting men is Prostate Cancer.One new case occurs almost every 3 minutes, and almost every 20 minutes someone's husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle or friend dies from this disease.

C.O.P.E. Hep C University

Jul 25 2017 10:00 am
Jul 25 2017 2:00 pm

Join the Coalition on Positive Health Empowerment (C.O.P.E.) and National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS, Inc. for the 5th Annual African American Hepatitis C Action Day. There will be a health fair and the following guests:




Community health workers can help improve your health

Did you know…Community health workers are a trusted health resource in New York City and beyond

Healthy Tip Of the Week (HTW): July 10-15

It is summer time and the warm weather comes with some unwanted friends! This season ticks have been the talk around town as the appearance of these little insects around area parks have increased.

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