In Brooklyn, there’s a new effort at Interfaith Medical Center to get members of the community screened.
Some parents hope that if their child has been diagnosed with a mental illness, it could help protect them from deportation, reports World Journal.
The city graduated its first class of Spanish-speaking instructors for the Shape Up NYC program, an innovative fitness initiative created by NYC Parks, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Food writer David Leite discusses his memoir about accepting his Portuguese roots, his mental illness and his sexual identity.
When it opens next month, the LaSante Health Center will primarily serve the Caribbean community in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens and central Brooklyn. Brooklyn Daily Eagle gets a tour of the state-of-the art facility.
A Brooklyn hospital is offering support to Hispanic women facing the challenge of pregnancy while living in fear because of their irregular immigration status, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
El Diario/La Prensa examines the case of Sara Beltrán, a Salvadoran asylum seeker with a brain tumor in Queens who claims that she has obtained faulty legal counsel for her immigration process.
In a series of community meetings, NYC Health + Hospitals is reassuring immigrants that they are welcome and safe in the city’s hospitals, Queens Latino reports.
The Department of Health’s Bureau of Tuberculosis Control released its 2016 report March 24, which showed disparities in TB incidence across some neighborhoods and races and ethnicities.
Women from across the city met at a health summit in Harlem on March 18 to discuss health equity issues around HIV/AIDS treatment and other health care in the city.
Executives at Lincoln Medical Center want public officials and residents to fight cuts in federal funding that will result from the dismantling and replacement of the Affordable Care Act, Mott Haven Herald reports.
A naloxone training in the South Bronx is one of many in health care and community centers across the city after the expansion of a state program.
A Bronx charter school is educating students about the dangers of abusing prescription medication, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Teens in NYC neighborhoods with high teen pregnancy rates are working to help educate their peers and reduce the rates.
While setting a goal to defeat AIDS in New York by 2020, the Latino Commission on AIDS warned that the Latino gay/transgender community is disproportionally affected by this disease, El Diario/La Prensa reports.