Did you know that one in five adults in the United States is affected by arthritis? That's over 50 million men and women. That many people could fill Yankee Stadium 1,000 times! Arthritis is a leading cause of disability in the U.S. It affects working-age adults, seniors, and even children.
What is arthritis?
Join the Harlem Yoga Studio for FREE outdoor yoga classes the whole summer. Yoga is a great way for the entire family to stay fit and flexible! Classes will be held every Saturday in June through September. Each session is one hour long and led by a certified yoga teacher. Instructors speak both English and Spanish.
New York City is the most culturally diverse city in the world. Join the African Chorus Ensemble, the NYPD Manhattan Borough President, and Community Boards 9 and 10 for an annual spectacular festival celebrating our diverse cultural expressions on Saturday, June 4.
National Women's Health Week starts each year on Mother's Day, but women's health is a priority every day of the year! Read this week's healthy tip for women to learn how you can start taking steps to live a safer and healthier life.
Get screened to prevent disease and get problems treated early
As the weather begins to heat up and the days last longer, it's especially important to protect your skin from the sun! May is Skin Cancer Prevention Month and while Caucasians are the primary victims of skin cancer, everyone, regardless of skin color, can get skin cancer. Educating yourself, your friends, and your family can keep your community safe and could save lives.
May is Healthy Vision Month! When it comes to our health, we often visit our doctor or nurse regularly to make sure our bodies are healthy, but what about our eyes? We sometimes forget about them, but they're really important. Learn how to keep your eyes healthy with this week's healthy tip.