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Harlem Word: Dr. Barry H. Smith shares about the Run for Rogosin Run/Walk

Dr. Barry H. Smith is currently President/CEO of The Rogosin Institute, Professor of Clinical Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College and Attending Physician at New York-Presbyterian Hospital.

Harlem Word: Monique Hedmann, MPH, shares her 12 W’s of Wellness

Monique Hedmann, MPH, aka “Mo Flow” is an influential health and wellness advocate in the Northern Manhattan community. In helping guide us towards wellness, she has developed what she calls the 12 W’s of Wellness.

Harlem Word: Maudene Nelson tells us who needs to watch how much salt they eat and how to cut down on it

In this article, Northern Manhattan Community Nutrition educator Maudene Nelson, RD, CDE tells us why some people should eat less salt and some ways to eat less salt while keeping flavor.

Harlem Word: Dr. Ogedegbe talks about the cheapest way to lower high blood pressure

Dr. Ogedegbe is a hypertension specialist working on several projects in senior centers, churches, and low-income primary care

Putting yourself first: Small steps

The road to making your lifestyle healthier can be daunting and challenging, and can often seem doomed from the start. But there are small steps you can take to lead a healthier lifestyle.

If you don’t like going to the gym, add physical activity in during the day so that it becomes part of your daily routine.



Harlem Word: Pam Koch confesses that she was once a ‘picky eater’

Pam Koch, EdD, RD, is the Executive Director of the Center for Food and Environment at Teachers College, Columbia University. She tells us how she ‘trained’ herself to eat a variety of foods.

Q: Is it really true that you (who now helps people eat healthy) were once a “picky eater”?

Harlem Word: Maudene Nelson tells us why people need sodium and how much they need.

Maudene Nelson, RD, CDE is a Registered Dietitian, a New York State Certified Dietitian-Nutritionist, and a Certified Diabetes Educator at the Columbia University Medical Center for the Institute of Human Nutrition.

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