Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Department Highlights State Investment in Community Service and Caregiver Support Programs Promotes Early Diagnosis and Risk Reduction Strategies for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementia The New York State Department of Health recognizes Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month in November while highlighting the $26 million inContinue Reading

Lighting Honors Those Lost to Overdose, Overdose Survivors and Providers Who Assist People Struggling with Addiction Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that multiple landmarks and bridges across New York will be illuminated in purple and silver to recognize International Overdose Awareness Day. The event, recognized around the world, focuses on endingContinue Reading

Inaugural report evaluates the 20 largest grocery store chains across the U.S. amid growing public rejection of farm animal confinement and other intensive practices The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced the launch of the ASPCA Supermarket Scorecard, the only consumer resource that ranks U.S.Continue Reading

Improvements Include Advanced Search Option, Link to Complaint Forms, and Accessible Formatting Updates Will Improve Patient Experience When Researching Doctors in New York State Find the New and Improved NYS Physician Profile Website Here The New York State Department of Health announced updates to the New York State Physician Profile website. These updatesContinue Reading

All New Yorkers Are Encouraged to Talk to Their Primary Care Doctor About Updated COVID-19 Vaccines Coming This Fall and Take Common-Sense Safety Precautions as Cases Rise Parents and Guardians Are Encouraged to Contact Their Pediatrician to Discuss Vaccines for the Upcoming School Year; NYS School Immunization Requirements Published Here AdultsContinue Reading

“Where Health Meets Heritage”FREE SCREENINGS AND HEALTH WORKSHOPS On Thursday, August 17th, 2023, the Black Health Matters Harlem Week Health Summit & Expo will be held at the historic Alhambra Ballroom, 2116 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Blvd., New York, NY 10027, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM EST. BHM has teamed up with the Harlem Chamber of CommerceContinue Reading

Photo: William J. Nazareth, Jr./Callen-Lorde Callen-Lorde is a real healthcare provider on the front lines of gender-affirming care and other healthcare for LGBTQIA+ people regardless of their ability to pay What is Callen-Lorde, which appears in the Season 1 finale of Netflix’s “Glamorous,” via a Callen-Lorde business card for “Dr.Continue Reading

Photo by Ahmer Kalam on Unsplash Winds Expected to Bring Potential Near-Surface Smoke Impacts Statewide Governor Kathy Hochul updated New Yorkers on expected air quality this week. The State continues to closely monitor air quality for potential impacts from Canadian wildfires, as well as ozone and other pollutants. The current New York StateContinue Reading