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Healthy Tip of the Week (HTW) July 31- August 6

According to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) not getting enough sleep can increase a person’s chances of having heart disease, high blood pressure,

Learn Tai Chi at Riverside Park

Jul 31 2016 8:00 am
Aug 14 2016 9:00 am

Every Sunday from 8 am to 9 am Summer on the Hudson will be hosting Tai Chi classes in Riverside Park. Tai Chi is a type of martial art that is known for its defense techinques and health benefits. Get your blood flowing on Sunday mornings at this no cost event. Be sure to wearing sunscreen and comfortable clothing.

Healthy Tip of the Week (HTW) July 24- July 30

This summer has been extremely warm.

Sustainable Housing: A Community Effort

Carolyn Zezima, an attorney and advocate for healthy housing and food systems, is also the president of NYC Foodscape, a New York-based consulting and advocacy firm focusing on urban agriculture, sustainability, and nutrition.

Handling Health Emergencies

Jul 28 2016 4:00 pm
Jul 28 2016 5:30 pm

Another fantastic event from Emblem Health -- do you know what to do if you or a loved one has a medical emergency? Do you know how to "partner" with your doctor and avoid unnecessary costs? Join Emblem for Healthwise Handbook - Handling Emergencies. One-on-one appointments available if you can't make it to the class! 

Healthy Tip of the Week (HTW): July 17- July 23

Have you ever heard of polycystic ovary syndrome, also known as PCOS?  Polycystic ovary syndrome is a hormone imbalance that can make your periods come at irregular times, unwanted hair growth and acne.

A Community Dialogue on “What's New in HIV Treatment Part 2"

Aug 9 2016 6:00 pm

Join Community Health and Awareness Ministry Inc. and Gilead Sciences on Tuesday August 9th at 6 pm for a community dialogue. This dialogue will provide insight on what is new in HIV treatment. Come engage with the Harlem community and learn about HIV treatments and testing.
 

Healthy Tip of the Week (HTW): July 10- July 16

National Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness & Prevention Month.

Ask the Chef!

Jul 20 2016 4:30 pm
Jul 20 2016 6:30 pm

Trying to eat healthier this summer?

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Cutting for a Cure

Jul 15 2016 10:30 am
Jul 17 2016 10:00 am

Amazing event coming up soon: Cutting for a Cure is back to host its 2016 48-hour Health Fair and Haircutting Marathon at Denny Moe's Superstar Barbershop! The Marathon will take place from Friday July 15 to Sunday July 17.

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