Health Info

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.

Want free tickets to see The Muppets Movie? Happy Feet Two? New Year's Eve?

Participate to get thank you gifts like movie tickets or gift cards!

You could help researchers understand how racism affects health

If you are an African American 18+ years old, living in Harlem or Bedford Stuyvesant you may be eligible to participate in a study on how racism affects health.  The Black LIFE Study will be randomly contacting households in the two neighborhoods in the Fall of 2011.  Participants receive $100.  For more information about the study, see the attached flyer.

Beat the clock!

June is Men's Health Month, and one of the most serious health conditions affecting men is Prostate Cancer.One new case occurs almost every 3 minutes, and almost every 20 minutes someone's husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle or friend dies from this disease.

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!

Am I My Sister's Keeper? I Love and Value Myself!!

Mar 23 2017 6:30 am

We must take care of the ones we love and cherish—but we also have to take care of ourselves, too! Community Health and Awareness Ministry and The Balm In Gilead/BEAM's Ministry present Am I My Sister's Keeper? I Love and Value Myself!!

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!

 

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