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Did you know…what to expect and how to prepare for a colonoscopy?

Did you know…what to expect and how to prepare for a colonoscopy?

Did you know…a colonoscopy can save your life?

Did you know…a colonoscopy can save your life?

House Drops Food Stamps from the Farm Bill

Earlier this month, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a Farm Bill that did not include funds for Food Stamps.  Read more here (Missing: The Food Stamp Program, NY Times Editorial, 7/12/13).

Healthy Tip of the Week (HTW) - July 28- August 4, 2013

HTW # 118: Being able to find good information about a healthy diet, as well as finding healthy food to eat, are two issues when trying to lose weight. However, some important ways to prevent weight gain can be through eating smaller portions during each meal to decrease the amount of calories you eat.

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

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

Healthy Tip of the Week (HTW) - July 21-28, 2013

HTW # 117: Why should you protect yourself from the sun?

Meet Project SHARE participant Patricia Ealey

High blood pressure is a problem in our community...

Learn About Project SHARE - Video!

Project SHARE is a free service that aims to help people deal with their hypertension and other parts of their life. Watch the video to find out more about it and whether your are eligible. Take steps to a healthier life! 

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2012 Excellence in School Wellness Award

NYC elementary schools this is the award you have been waiting for. 2012 marks the return of the Excellence in School Wellness Award!!!!

Q: How do you know if your elementary school is ready to be publicly recognized for its efforts in creating a healthy school environment?

A new exhibit space for photo contest winning entries

Several photographs from two photo essays that won the recent GetHealthyHarlem.org photo contest are currently on display at Land Yoga in Harlem. The photos in the exhibit represent the photographers’ ideas of what health in Northern Manhattan means to them.

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