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Healthy Tip of the Week (HTW), Dec 4-10

It’s National Influenza Vaccination Week! “Influenza” is the scientific name for the flu. This week, take some time to get your flu shot! Here’s some reasons why:

Healthy Tip of the Week (HTW), Nov 20-26

November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness month. Take some time this week to learn more about Alzheimer’s and what you can do to help your loved ones who may be dealing with it. Here are some facts and tips that can help!

Do You Have Trouble Sleeping? Talk on Sleep Disorders

Dec 15 2016 5:30 pm
Dec 15 2016 7:00 pm

If you're having trouble sleeping, this talk is for you! Hosted by Columbia University Medical Center and the Irving Institute, this talk will tell you everything you need to know about sleep disorders.

City Council Call-In Day to prevent Underage Drinking

Do you want to help fight against underage drinking? Today's the day! Building Alcohol Ad-Free Transit, a group dedicated to stopping underage drinking, is holding a call-in today to encourage city council members to vote for a resolution that would call on the MTA to stop putting alcohol ads on public transit.

Healthy Tip of the Week (HTW), Nov 13-19

This Thursday is the Great American Smokeout, a day all about helping smokers quit!

Healthy Tip of the Week (HTW), Oct 30-Nov 5

Take some time this November to learn more about  “sugar” (a.k.a. diabetes) and what you can do to keep you and your loved ones healthy!



Here are some tips to keep in mind as we enter National Diabetes Month:


Hip Hop Healthcare and Stroke Prevention

Nov 10 2016 6:30 pm
Nov 10 2016 8:00 pm

Columbia University is presenting Hip Hop Stroke, a new plan for helping people recover from strokes, utilizing the power of music. The plan is to help children learn about strokes and the stroke recovery process, with music and other forms of entertainment serving as a guide.The head of the program is Dr. Olajide Williams, a doctor at Columbia who specializes in stroke research.

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