Health in Bronx, NY

by Jo Murphy A healthy sex life is pivotal to a healthy mind and body, and a nourishing sexual relationship enhances your ability to become a balanced human being, so says Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). What’s more, this relationship isn’t dictated in any way by gender, it’s simply a mutually beneficial exchange o

The Department of Neurology at Montefiore Medical Center offers comprehensive care for a wide range of neurological disorders such as multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease and epilepsy.

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning people not to “kiss or snuggle” chickens after an outbreak of salmonella that has affected 52 people in dozens of states.

Spoiler: There’s nothing magical about the carbs, fat, sugar, or salt content that make it easier to pack on the pounds.

Unique People Services (UPS) Day Hab Program held an Art Show at their 112-21 Farmers Boulevard location, on Wednesday, May 15, 2019. The Art show was a cu

The DASH diet's mission is to fight high blood pressure. But a new study suggests that the eating plan may also significantly lower the risk of heart failure in people younger than 75.

For twenty-five years, I’ve had to work through anxiety, depression and all sorts of mental health stuff. What have I learned?

Acupuncture may be an effective complementary treatment for improving psychological and pain symptoms associated with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after a natural disaster, according to a new study by Italian researchers. Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) therapy that involves the insertion of needles into specific points in the body on the energetic meridians. For the study, the researchers looked at the effects of acupuncture…

Steering clear of folks who are coughing and sneezing is one way to prevent catching the flu. Avoiding e-cigarettes may be another, new research suggests.

Athletes are supposed to be strong and self-assured, so many don't seek help for mental health issues, a new study finds.

We’ve produced short videos that go in-depth into various topics along with\u00a0discussion questions aimed at families, teachers and organizations.

If Colorado is any indication, the legalization of marijuana does not come without health hazards.

Stress is the biggest enemy threatening the health of modern people. Long-term experience of stress is likely to cause a decline in immunity which can invite several health-related problems. If you are troubled by stress

Ounce for ounce and calorie for calorie, leafy greens and other types of vegetables are the hands-down favorites for delivering on nutrients. But many fruits should also have a place at the table.

There's a severe nationwide shortage of Type O blood, and the American Red Cross has issued an urgent appeal for donations.

BROCCOLI, Brussel sprouts and cauliflower may all contain a cancer-busting compound, scientists say. The cruciferous veg all contain a chemical which can slow the growth of cancerous tumours. Scien…

Health, wellness and disease start in the places where we live, work, play, pray and age.

Around 15% of girls begin menstruation by age 7. The challenges of puberty can rock anybody, but being the first of your friends to go through it can be especially stressful. Good parenting helps.

Fentanyl and other opioids are involved in nearly three-fourths of fatal cocaine overdoses.

If your back aches while on the job, you have plenty of company: New research shows that nearly 40 million American workers suffer from chronic lower back pain.

Diabetes can be a risk factor for heart disease – but for women, the condition can lead to worse outcomes than for men.

Prince William starred in a radio commercial alongside Katy Perry, Jameela Jamil, Stephen Fry and Alesha Dixon in support of Mental Health Awareness Week.

Ways to Find an Apartment
1. Brokers: One of the most common methods of finding an apartment in New York City is using a real estate broker. If you know what neighborhood you want to live in, it's usually best to find a broker based there. Many brokers also have Web sites where you can view available apartments, sometimes even with photos and detailed descriptions
2. Word-of-Mouth: There is good news for those who would prefer not to pay hefty brokers' fees: a…

By 2030, half of the world's adults will drink alcohol, up from 45% in 1990, while nearly a quarter (23%) will binge drink at least once a month, compared with just 18.5% who did so in 1990, new research says.

Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education's mission is to empower youth and their families by creating a culture of learning through high quality social, cultural, and education opportunities.

Brew at the Zoo, summer edition, is coming to the @BronxZoo on Friday, June 14