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Mott Haven

RAIN Alzheimer’s Caregiver Link Program Conference

RAIN Alzheimer’s Caregiver Link Program hosted its annual conference at Lincoln Hospital Auditorium. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Jacobi Hospital’s Gala Awards Night

Jacobi Hospital hosted its gala celebration on Thursday, May 9 at Villa Barone Manor. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Attends Bronx AIDS Walk

Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Attends Bronx AIDS Walk

Councilman Rafael Salamanca recently joined residents, health providers and elected officials for the Bronx AIDS Walk sponsored by Community Board 2 and Urban Health Plan. Read more…
Approximately 40 residents with staff celebrated the 100th birthday of Bronx Center resident Catalina Padilla on Friday, May 10 which fell on the same day at Latin Mother’s Day. Read more…
Morrisania

Triboro Center Hosts Cinco de Mayo Celebration

Triboro Center residents and staff celebrated Cinco de Mayo together! Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Health Department Hosts Mindfullness Yoga Event

The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s Center for Health Equity in partnership with Sisters Thrive and Brothers Thrive hosted ‘Yoganoir: Motherhood Edition,’ a free yoga and mindfulness event for parents, guardians, children and the community. Read more…
Morris Park

Yeshiva University’s Parnes Clinic Dedication

The grand opening ceremony and ribbon-cutting recognized the public contributions to the Clinic’s construction made by the elected officials in attendance and will highlight the need for low-cost mental services for Bronx families. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Hosts Mammogram Bus

Councilman Rafael Salamanca hosted a no-cost mammogram screening and clinical examinations for residents. Read more…
The podcast, which is streamed on Spotify, Apple iTunes and Google Play, is broadcast from studios at St. Barnabas Hospital. Read more…
Union Community Health Center recently launched its program, Bronx Teen Fit. Read more…
The 41st Precinct Auxiliary Unit hosted its annual Applebee’s Autism Awareness Brunch on Saturday, April 27 at 815 Hutchinson River Parkway. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Jacobi Hosts Health and Hospitals Board Meeting

The NYC Health and Hospitals Board held its annual Bronx meeting at Jacobi Medical Center on Tuesday, April 30 with over 75 community residents and advocates. Read more…
Morrisania

Triboro’s Rohan Mills Named Employee of the Month

Rohan Mills has been praised for his commitment, strong hard-woring ethics and being creative whereby he uses his own experiences and wisdom to fix devices and technology. Read more…
Morris Park

Ocasio-Cortez Demands Veterans’ Health Care

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joined veterans and registered nurses on Wednesday, April 17 for a town hall discussion on protecting the VA health care system from the threat of privatization. Read more…
Westchester Square

Most Wanted Lights it Up Blue for Autism Fundraiser

The second annual Most Wanted Lights it Up Blue for Autism Fundraiser was held on Friday, April 26 at McDermott’s Pub. Read more…
Morris Park

Monte Opens New Cancer Wellness Center

Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care cut the ribbon on a new Bronx Oncology Living Daily Cancer Wellness Center on Monday, April 22 at 1575 Blondell Avenue. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Essen Hosts Medical Symposium

Essen Health Care has always been at the forefront of guiding International Medical Graduates to residency training programs or finding them alternative clinical careers. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Joins Don’t Stress, Eat Fresh Campaign

Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Joins Don’t Stress, Eat Fresh Campaign

Councilman Rafael Salamanca joined BRONX Health Reach and La Mina Mini Market to learn about their ‘Don’t Stress, Eat Fresh’ campaign. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Institute for Special Education Autism Walk

Councilman Mark Gjonaj’s office showed its support for the New York Institute for Special Education Autism Walk. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Police Service Area 8 Hosts Autism Awareness Day

The rainy weather could not stop those from supporting autism awareness at Police Service Area 8’s Autism Awareness Day. Read more…
In honor of National Autism Awareness Month, the 41st Precinct Auxiliary Unit and NYPD CARES co-hosted the fourth annual Autism Awareness Walk. Read more…
Belmont

SBHC’s Dr. Salcedo Receives Award

The award goes to individuals who have made a significant contribution to Hispanic health through their continued work as young physicians of NHMA. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Bronxites Enjoy Spring Into Health Fair

Spring Into Health Fair engaged, encouraged, empowered and exposed community residents to an array of holistic services. Read more…
Eastchester

RAIN Boston Secor Hosts Spring Dance

RAIN residents celebrated the spring season through song and dance! Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

SUNY Health Network’s Eye Mobile

The partnership will expand access to eye and vision care for more than 5,000 New Yorkers in low-income and underserved communities in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx each year. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

WELL Campaign Hosts Roundtable Discussion

The WELL Campaign, an advocacy effort to improve student health and well-being in NYS, joined Bronx Health REACH/Institute for Family Health hosted a roundtable discussion. Read more…
Westchester Square

QSAC Celebrates Autism Awareness Month

In honor of Autism Awareness Month, Councilman Mark Gjonaj thanked QSAC for engaging young adults with autism and encouraging them to make an impact to our society through making and selling handmade soaps and candles. Read more…
Morrisania

Triboro Center Hosts Easter Egg Hunt

Approximately 20 Triboro Center residents celebrated their annual Easter Egg Hunt on Thursday, April 18. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Jacobi Welcomes Starlight Foundation

Jacobi Hospital’s leadership welcomed leaders from Starlight Children’s Foundation on Wednesday, April 17 to thank them for their recent donations to the facility. Read more…
Fordham

BCHN Celebrates Blood Pressure Program Pilot

BCHN helped participating community members create action plans with objectives focused on exercise and healthy eating. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Caribbean med school sends 21 residents Bronx bound

Bronx Times Reporter

Caribbean med school sends 21 residents Bronx bound

A group of graduates from a Caribbean medical school are about to make a big impact on the medical landscape of the borough. Read more…
Patients from Children’s Hospital at Montefiore participated in World Wrestling Entertainment’s annual Connor’s Cure Kid Superstar reveal where they unveiled their WWE Superstar personas with their own ring gear and entrance music. Read more…
Williamsbridge

MHHC, Bailey & SISFI Discuss Mental Health

Williamsbridge

MHHC, Bailey & SISFI Discuss Mental Health

Morris Heights Health Center, Senator Jamaal Bailey and SISFI presented Understanding Healthy Ways of Managing Emotional Pain, Depression, Stress, Suicide and Trauma on Wednesday, April 10 at Community Board 12’s office. Read more…
Soundview

Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition Meets

The Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition met on Tuesday, April 9 at Odyssey House. Read more…
Melrose

Melrose Senior Center Advisory Council Installed

The East Side House Settlement installed its newly elected Melrose Senior Center Advisory Council members on Thursday, April 4. Read more…
Melrose

Melrose Senior Center Elders Enjoy Bingo Day

The East Side House Settlement Melrose Senior Center elders enjoyed playing bingo on Wednesday, April 10. Read more…
Triboro Center and NYS DOH assembled an internal emergency team. Read more…
Over 220 people were pre-registered and raised over $25,000 at the 3.1 miles of fun for everyone! Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

SBH Doctor Speaks At IBC World Congress

Dr. Nissin Nahmias, St. Barnabas Hospital Center for Bariatric Surgery director, recently spoke at the IBC World Congress in the United Kingdom to weight loss surgeons from around the world. Read more…
Westchester Square

Gjonaj Celebrates Autism Awareness Day

A local councilman’s office will be involved in various activities to promote awareness and inclusion towards more acceptance and appreciation for people with autism in the communities. Read more…
Morris Park

Mercy College Hosts Doctors’ Recognition Day

The 16th annual Doctors’ Recognition Day Symposium, Poster Presentations and Physicians’ Exposition was held on Thursday, March 28 at Mercy College. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

WELL Campaign, Benedetto Host Lunch

The WELL Campaign, an advocacy effort to improve student health and well-being in New York, partnered with Assemblyman Michael Benedetto, Senator Shelley Mayer and the American Heart Association. Read more…
In honor of Women’s History Month, the MJ Treatment Spa & Wellness gave complimentary dmGlow™ facial treatments by dmSkincare and DermaMed Solutions on Thursday, March 7. Read more…
A Bronx child needs your help fighting a rare autoimmune disease he’s been facing since birth. Read more…
Columbia Doctors Eastern Vascular Associates hosted a free screening in Throggs Neck. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

BronxWorks’ Shop Healthy Youth Program

As part of BronxWorks’ March Madness event, local middle school students participated in BronxWorks’ Shop Healthy Youth Program on Saturday, March 23 as part of the Healthy and Livable Mott haven Partnership. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Women’s History Month Health Celebration

Bronx Times Reporter

Women’s History Month Health Celebration

The event was made possible event due to the generous sponsorship of United Breast Cancer Foundation, SHARE Cancer Support, Montefiore Medical Center, Bringing the Peace, Captain A: Fighting the War on Cancer, Ms. Geneva’s 50/50, and the American Italian Cancer Foundation. Read more…
Hunts Point

Salamanca Attends Hunts Point Healthy Expo

Hunts Point

Salamanca Attends Hunts Point Healthy Expo

Councilman Rafael Salamanca attended the Hunts Point Shop Healthy Expo! Read more…
Ines Martin was named Triboro Center’s Employee of the Month for February 2019. Read more…
Soundview

Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition Meets

The meeting featured a presentation by Jamaal King discussing vaping and flavored tobacco products. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Torres’ New Anti-Asthma Agenda

Bronx Times Reporter

Torres’ New Anti-Asthma Agenda

Asthma death rates in the Bronx are three times higher than the rest of the United States. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx Asthma Rate Discussed

The Health Department’s Bronx Neighborhood Health Action Center hosted a naloxone training for students at the SUNY Bronx Educational Opportunity Center on Thursday, March 14. Read more…
Triboro Center residents and staff were treated with a Bourbon Street, ‘Nawlins-styled Mardi Gras celebration. Read more…
Morris Park

Dr. Fulger Earns Peer To Peer Excellence Award

The award is given annually to local physicians who have enriched the lives of their patients through exemplary care and dedication. Read more…
Morris Park

Einstein Medical Students Make Their Match

Match Day is a rite of passage, signifying the transition from medical student to physician – moving to a clinical environment to care for patients. Read more…
Belmont

SBH, NYS Health Dept Announce eWIC Program

The Bronx is the first borough to release this technology in NYC. Read more…
University Heights

Nazarin Worship Center Visits University Center

Children from the Nazarin Worship Center in Mount Vernon spent quality time with University Center residents. Read more…
Mott Haven

North Central Bronx Hospital Legislative Forum

North Central Bronx Hospital hosted its inaugural Community Advisory Board sponsored Legislative Forum on Friday, February 22. Read more…
Longwood

EmblemHealth Opens In Longwood

The affiliation and new offices extend the reach of EmblemHealth to its members as well as other community members in the Bronx. Read more…
Concourse

Women’s Bar Association Goes Red For Heart Health Month

An event raised awareness of the #1 killer of American women. Read more…
Soundview

Couple Honored at Valentine’s Dinner

Two Bronx Center residents were honored on Valentine’s Day. Read more…
Soundview

Bx River Houses Legionnaires Community Meeting

During a community meeting on Thursday, February 21, Bronx River Houses tenants discussed the two cases of Legionnaires’ disease that were discovered at their residence. Read more…
Norwood

CHAM Celebrates American Heart Month

The Pediatric Heart Center at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore celebrated American Heart Month. Read more…
Morris Park

Monte Nurses Protest Overcrowding Issues

A rally was held in front of Jack D. Weiler Hospital of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine to raise awareness of an overcrowded Emergency Department and an overabundance of hallway beds. Read more…
Mott Haven

Lincoln’s Doctor Honored At Art Show

A Lincoln Hospital physician was honored at the Harlem Fine Arts Show. Read more…
Fordham

UCHN Unveils Mobile Health Center Van

Fordham

UCHN Unveils Mobile Health Center Van

Community leaders and health professionals celebrated the unveiling of Union Community Health Network’s Mobile Union Community Health Center. Read more…
Mott Haven

Lincoln Hosts Legislative Summit

Mott Haven

Lincoln Hosts Legislative Summit

Over 100 attendees listened to Assemblywoman Carmen Arroyo and council members Rafael Salamanca and Vanessa Gibson speak at Lincoln Hospital’s 15th annual Legislative Summit on Friday, February 8. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Dinowitz Stands With NY Nurses

Bronx Times Reporter

Dinowitz Stands With NY Nurses

Dinowitz made two stops, one in the morning and another around midday, and addressed the crowd to show solidarity with the cause. Read more…
Morrisania

Triboro Center Celebrates Chinese New Year

Triboro Center residents celebrated the Year of the Pig! Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Jacobi Hosts Live Healthy, Love Safely Event

Pelham Parkway

Jacobi Hosts Live Healthy, Love Safely Event

Jacobi Hospital hosted a Live Healthy, Love Safely event on Friday, February 8 at Building 8’s Atrium. Read more…
Union Community Health Center celebrated Children’s Dental Health Month with a fun-filled two day event. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Casa Boricua Center PROTECT Our Elders

An initiative that will ensure the continued health and wellness of our City’s most vulnerable by providing mental health services and protections to seniors across the City of New York. Read more…
Morrisania

Ramlakhan Named Triboro’s Employee of the Month

Congratulations to Sidera Ramlakhan for being named Triboro Center’s Employee of the Month for January 2019. Read more…
Belmont

St. Barnabas’ Department of Medicine Alumni Weekend

St. Barnabas Hospital held a Department of Medicine Alumni Weekend event. Read more…
University Heights

Hope Center Honors MLK’s Legacy

Many Hope Center residents held a moving tribute to the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, January 21. Read more…
Morrisania

A Loving Valentine From the Past

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, a real beautiful love story bridging yesterday and today. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

BP Diaz Rallies With NYSNA

Bronx Times Reporter

BP Diaz Rallies With NYSNA

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. spoke at a rally held by the New York State Nurses Association on Tuesday, February 5. Read more…
Morris Park

NY KOC Hosts Benefit For Calvary Hospital

Morris Park

NY KOC Hosts Benefit For Calvary Hospital

For nearly four decades, the local Knights of Columbus chapter has supported Calvary by making the hospital the principal beneficiary of their year-round fundraising efforts. Read more…
Norwood

Montefiore Welcomes Heart Month

Norwood

Montefiore Welcomes Heart Month

The heartwarming event featured a group walk of the Montefiore Mile, a designated indoor, one-mile path. Read more…
Mayor de Blasio announced a new health care initiative this month called NYC Cares during a press conference held at Lincoln Hospital. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

EMT’s Family Celebrate Christmas With Patients

Pelham Parkway

EMT’s Family Celebrate Christmas With Patients

The family of a fallen EMT provided holiday cheer to Jacobi patients on Christmas Day. Read more…
University Heights

University Center Hosts Holiday Casino Party

University Center residents enjoyed celebrating the holidays Atlantic City style! Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Gjonaj Provides Holiday Cheer To Jacobi Children

Councilman Mark Gjonaj met with children at the Jacobi Medical Center Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, hospital staff and CEO Christopher Mastromano to present them with toys donated at his Christmas Party. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Music Therapy For Jacobi Patients

Pelham Parkway

Music Therapy For Jacobi Patients

Music therapist Bill Chase played and sang songs to patients at Jacobi Medical Center. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Local docs share 5 ways to avoid flu

Widespread flu is reported in New York and New Jersey right now plus influenza like illnesses are at high levels in nearly 20 states. Read more…
Soundview

Soundview Drug Free Coalition exposes vaping dangers

The Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition is revving up its efforts to educate people on the dangers of vaping. Read more…
Morrisania

Triboro Center Celebrates New Year’s Eve

Morrisania

Triboro Center Celebrates New Year’s Eve

Over 50 residents filled filled the recreation room on New Year’s Eve at Triboro Center. Read more…
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