(BPT) – Drug overdoses have claimed nearly 900,000 lives over the past 20 years in the United States. Recent studies show that drug overdose deaths accelerated during the COVID-19 pandemic, outpacing overdose death rates from any previous year. Illegal drugs are more potent than ever before as many can be
(BPT) – Digestive diseases affect between 60 and 70 million Americans each year. Good nutrition becomes critical for people living with gastrointestinal (GI) conditions, like exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI). EPI is a condition in which your body doesn’t provide enough pancreatic enzymes to properly break down food. It continues to
Photo: The White House from Washington, DC, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons Yashiris Moreta, Vice President for Operations at New-York Historical, to Receive Special Recognition The New-York Historical Society will present the 2021 History Makers Award to Dr. Anthony Fauci for his contributions to public health and the American people.
Photo: Danny Perez for the Times Square Alliance. The Broadway League announced today that the owners and operators of all 41 Broadway theatres in New York City will continue to require vaccinations for audience members, as well as performers, backstage crew, and theatre staff, for all performances through the end
The NYC Public Health Corps will reimagine and bolster the public health workforce across New York City, focusing on neighborhoods that were most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today that the City has established the NYC Public Health Corps (PHC), a new, innovative effort to
New partnership offers free mental health support for the nightlife community in response to the COVID-19 pandemic Weekly free and confidential support groups available to all NYC nightlife industry professionals, Mondays 4:00pm ET ONL to host webinars on overdose prevention and suicide detection 9/22 & 9/29, during Suicide Prevention Awareness
(BPT) – After a year of interrupted learning, this school year, parents everywhere are reflecting on how their children are doing, academically and emotionally. And it’s not surprising — a recent study found that 61% of parents believe there will be increased challenges as children head back to school. The
(BPT) – From surgeries to emergencies, life-saving therapeutics, and beyond, blood and plasma are essential for hospitals and health care centers to help patients. Unfortunately, experts report facilities throughout the country are facing critical shortages and are calling on more people — especially younger generations — to help by donating