Chirlane McCray during the announcement of the city’s latest effort to help Puerto Rico. (Photo via El Diario)

NYC First Lady Sends Mental Health Experts to Puerto Rico

Health, New York, Puerto Rican March 15, 2018 at 12:18 pm

New York City first lady Chirlane McCray leads an effort to send mental health experts to battle a crisis of stress and suicide in Puerto Rico, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

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Faith-Based Fitness in NYC

Brooklyn, Featured Posts, Health, New York, Religion, Video April 5, 2017 at 11:15 am

A NYC Health Department program brings instructors to 50 houses of worship citywide to teach yoga, Zumba and other fitness classes to congregants and volunteers.

Dr. Julie Ramos (Photo courtesy of Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx via Women's eNews)

Latina Doctor Spreads the Word on Heart Disease in the Bronx

Bronx, Health, Latino, Women March 8, 2016 at 5:19 pm

Women’s eNews speaks to Dr. Julie Ramos, the director of outreach cardiology at Montefiore Medical Center, who works to break down the barriers preventing her mostly Spanish-speaking patients from receiving care for heart disease.

Aches and Pains Offer Window to Deeper Problems

Aches and Pains Offer Window to Deeper Problems

Treating “somatic” ailments offers a path to addressing mental illness in the Asian-American community.