Health Info

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.

Healthy Tip of The Week (HTW)- Dec. 18- Dec.25

Let’s stop domestic violence together.

What is domestic violence?

Healthy Tip of The Week (HTW)- Nov. 27- Dec. 3

December 1st is World AIDS Day! Need to know the importance of getting in the “know zone” and where to get free testing in your neighborhood? Read more about it below!

Volunteer with NYDIS to Support Evacuees

The NYDIS (New York Disaster Interfaith Services) is looking for volunteers (bilingual in English and Spanish preferably) to work at the NYC Hurricane Evacuee Service Center in Spanish Harlem and the office in midtown Manhattan. For times and more information, check the flyer above.

Healthy Tip of The Week (HTW)- Nov. 12- Nov.18

Breastfeeding helps newborns grow strong and stay healthy although millions of mother’s breastfeed worldwide, many people in the US still know very little about it.

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