Climate Change is the Greatest Public Health Challenge of Our Time

Climate Change is the Greatest Public Health Challenge of Our Time

By Sunita Sohrabi | Ethnic Media Services NEW YORK — Climate change is a key social determinant of health, disproportionately impacting low-income communities and people of color. The numbers of heat-related deaths has been steadily rising, according to data from Health and Human Services. There were an estimated 1,602 heat-related deaths in 2021, 1,722 in 2022, […]

“Championing Black Men’s Wellness: Heart, Body & Soul, Inc. (HBS) Announces 3rd Annual Black Man’s Health Festival June 2024”

“Championing Black Men’s Wellness: Heart, Body & Soul, Inc. (HBS) Announces 3rd Annual Black Man’s Health Festival June 2024”

Revitalizing Communities, One Heartbeat at a Time Brooklyn, NY – Heart, Body & Soul, Inc. (HBS), a Brooklyn-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit, proudly announces its annual signature event, The Black Man’s Health Festival, slated for Saturday, June 8, 2024, at the historic Weeksville Heritage Center in Brooklyn. This event epitomizes HBS’s dedication to empowering Black men, especially […]

The Health Divide: Old Inequities in New Obesity Drugs, and New Looks at Long COVID and Cystic Fibrosis Disparities

The Health Divide: Old Inequities in New Obesity Drugs, and New Looks at Long COVID and Cystic Fibrosis Disparities

By Amber Dance | Center for Health Journalism Black people feel left out of weight-loss drug craze. Weight-loss drugs like Wegovy and Ozempic have rapidly surged in popularity, but the benefits aren’t being distributed equally, reports Anissa Durham in a Word In Black–STAT collaboration. “Many Black Americans … worry that their community is being left behind,” Durham […]

Summer Group Wellness Coaching

Summer Group Wellness Coaching

You asked for it and it is happening! Summer Group Wellness Coaching is Starting in June. Saturdays: June 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th. Click here to view all the details. SESSION #1 – I WANT TO BE HEALTHY -WHERE DO I START? SESSION #2 – MEAL PLANNING – WHAT DO I EAT? SESSION #3 – […]

Attorney General James Calls for Urgent Action to Protect Children from Harmful Effects of Asthma and Allergy Drug Singulair

Attorney General James Calls for Urgent Action to Protect Children from Harmful Effects of Asthma and Allergy Drug Singulair

NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James called on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to take urgent action to address the potential dangers of the asthma and allergy drug montekulast, known by the brand name Singulair. Singulair has been linked to harmful behavioral and mental health issues among children who use the drug […]

Heart Disease: A Silent Killer Amongst Black and Immigrant Women

Heart Disease: A Silent Killer Amongst Black and Immigrant Women

By Pearl Phillip February is recognized as Heart Health Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness about cardiovascular health and promoting measures to prevent heart disease. During this month-long observance, various organizations, healthcare professionals, and communities come together to educate individuals about the risk factors associated with heart disease and encourage lifestyle changes that can […]