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.
Participate to get thank you gifts like movie tickets or gift cards!
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.
Dr. Elizabeth Cohn is a researcher and health activist working on precision medicine and genomics. She has academic posts at both Adelphi University and Columbia University, where she works to improve the diversity of gene banks so that medical research will include a wider range of people from different backgrounds and ethnic groups.
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!!
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!