Healthy Tip of the Week

Healthy Tip Of the Week (HTW): July 10-15

It is summer time and the warm weather comes with some unwanted friends! This season ticks have been the talk around town as the appearance of these little insects around area parks have increased.

Healthy Tip Of the Week (HTW): June 27

June 27th is National HIV Testing Day! Need to know the importance of getting in the “know zone” and where to get free testing in your neighborhood? Read more about it below!

Healthy Tip Of the Week (HTW): June 19- June 25

June 19th is World Sickle Cell Day. Sickle cell disease is a genetic disorder that can cause serious health problems —but people who have it can live healthy, happy lives if they take the advice of doctors.

Healthy Tip Of the Week (HTW): May 14-20


This is National Women’s Health Week! Take some time to learn about what can be done to encourage good health for women.


Healthy Tip Of the Week (HTW): April 30-May 6th

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports month! With the warm weather and sun, it’s a perfect time to get moving and get in shape! Here’s some advice for getting started!


Healthy Tip Of the Week (HTW): April 16-22

April is Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Awareness Month. STIs can be extremely unpleasant—you’ll want to avoid them! Here’s some tips:

Healthy Tip Of the Week (HTW): April 2nd-8

April is Alcohol Awareness Month.  While drinking alcohol can be an enjoyable indulgence for many, it can also be a serious health problem. Take some time this month to learn more about alcohol and what you can do if you or a loved one struggle with drinking problems.


Healthy Tip Of the Week (HTW): March 12-18

March is National Kidney Month! Your kidneys clean up your body and keep you in good shape. Learn some more about these underappreciated organs!

Healthy Tip Of the Week (HTW): March 5-11

National Sleep Awareness week begins on Monday! We don’t always think about it, but getting enough sleep is crucial to good health. Here’s some tips for better sleep so you can rest easy!


Harlem Word: Dr. Elizabeth Cohn talks about precision medicine and how it can benefit the public

Dr. Elizabeth Cohn is a researcher and health activist working on precision medicine and genomics.

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