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

April 16-23 is National Infant Immunization Week! Immunization (or vaccination) avoids two to three million deaths each year from diseases like tetanus, whooping cough, and measles.

Free CancerSmart Talk - A Field in Motion: Fighting Cancer with Exercise

May 11 2016 6:00 pm

Come learn how exercise works to improve health and longevity — and how it might affect cancer. Experts from our Cardio-Oncology Research Program will present the latest information on the role that exercise can play during cancer treatment and in the prevention of recurrence. They’ll also discuss its potential to increase the effectiveness of other therapies.

Community dialogue on moving forward with HIV/AIDS

Apr 26 2016 7:00 pm

For Sexually Transmitted Infection Month, the Community Health and Awareness Ministry, Inc. and Gilead Sciences will be hosting a community dialoge on renewing the focus to end


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

April is Alcohol Awareness Month in the United States. Do you know the signs of alcohol abuse? Use and abuse of alcohol is a serious issue that shouldn't be ignored. If untreated, use and abuse can eventually develop into alcoholism. If you're worried about your own alcohol use or that of a friend or family member, here are some warning signgs to look for.

WHGA Healthy Buildings Forum

Apr 21 2016 3:00 pm
Apr 21 2016 6:00 pm

Join West Harlem Group Assistance for this free event to highlight community-based efforts to upgrade affordable housing infrastructure for improved health, environmental, and economic benefits. The event will include presentations, discussions, and deomonstrations of a Harlem-based wind turbine project.

Drop the Mic on Health: Performance Slam 2016 Registration

Apr 30 2016

Create, share, and inspire at the Drop the Mic on Health: Performance Slam 2016. This multimedia health infomercial performance contest is open to all forms of drama, dance, song, spoken word, mime, music, video, audio, and step. Sponsored by the Communities of Harlem Health Revival, there will be prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place!

Healthy Tip of the Week (HTW): April 3 - April 9

Over one third of U.S. adults don't get enough sleep. Are you one of those adults? Learn more about your risk and what you can do to get more sleep in this week's healthy tip!

7th Annual Diversity in Research and Practice Conference

Apr 23 2016 9:00 am
Apr 23 2016 7:00 pm

Join the Teachers College Black Student Network for their's 7th Annual Diversity in Research and Practice Conference. The theme of this year's conference will be "The Power of Representation in an Era of Invisibility." Keynote address will be presented by Dr. David E.


Moving For Life's spring calendar

Mar 31 2016

Moving For Life offers dance exercise classes around NYC for people challenged by cancer and other serious illnesses, including obesity and diabetes. This year they are pleased to announce a new class designed specifically for women with disabilities. For a full list of classes, lectures, and events, please view the attached file for their Spring 2016 classes.

Free Seminar – CancerSmart: Breast Health: Do You Know the Facts?

Apr 12 2016 6:00 pm
Apr 12 2016 7:30 pm

Confused about the shifting advice surrounding breast health? Join us to hear our experts’ insight on breast cancer screening guidelines, breast density, and imaging technology. They’ll also discuss the role that diet and nutrition can play in breast health and cancer prevention.

Hosted by Sapna Parikh, MD, MPH

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