Warning Signs for Young Children

Warning Signs for Young Children

By Rainn Every 9 minutes, government authorities respond to another report of child sexual abuse.1 Child sexual abuse can include sexual contact with a child, but it may also include other actions, like exposing oneself, sharing obscene images, or taking inappropriate photos or videos of a child. These crimes can have a serious impact on the life […]

Health Insurance Coverage for Kids Through Medicaid and CHIP Helps Their Moms too

Health Insurance Coverage for Kids Through Medicaid and CHIP Helps Their Moms too

By Sebastian Tello-Trillo, The Conversation The big idea When children get health insurance through Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program, known as CHIP, their families benefit too. That’s what I found through recent research conducted with two fellow health economists, Daniel S. Grossman and Barton Willage. And it was particularly true for their mothers, […]

The Long Tail of COVID: Mental Health and Culture

The Long Tail of COVID: Mental Health and Culture

Photo credit: PP/IQ INC. By Manuel Holguin During a recent briefing, the new NYC Health Commissioner, Dr. Ashwin Vasan, addressed questions from ethnic media from all five boroughs. They asked questions regarding concerns affecting ethnic and immigrant communities; vaccines, boosters, mask mandates, new variants, rise in cases, and mental health. “Our mental health system, I […]

Kids and Learning Loss: How Do We Catch Up?

Kids and Learning Loss: How Do We Catch Up?

By Manuel Holguin By March 25, 2020, a few months after the first reported case of COVID-19 in the US, all public schools were closed indefinitely. “It became immediately apparent that the pandemic would have a huge impact on students and specifically students of color and students from low-income communities,” said Allison Socol, Ph.D., during […]

EmblemHealth Partners with Community Organizations to Provide Scholarships for New York City Students

Scholarships, Internships and Jobs collaboration with One Hundred Black Men of New York and Mount Sinai Hospital

EmblemHealth Partners with Community Organizations to Provide Scholarships for New York City Students

The closed, due to the pandemic, campus of Baruch College, part of the City University of New York. – New York NY/USA-June 30, 2020 (Shutterstock) NEW YORK, NY— As part of a multi-year financial commitment to supporting and investing in New York’s future leaders, EmblemHealth, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit health insurers, is partnering […]

Mayor Adams, NYC Health + Hospitals Expand Access to Lifestyle Medicine Services City-Wide

Announcement Represents Most Comprehensive Expansion of Lifestyle Medicine Programming in U.S.New Expansion Will Provide Dedicated Team-Based Support for Healthy Lifestyle Changes, Including Emphasis on Plant-Based DietProgramming to Help Address Burdens of Type 2 Diabetes, Hypertension, Other Common Chronic Conditions Disproportionately Impacting Black and Brown New YorkersServices Will Be Expanded to Six New Public Health Care Sites Across NYC

Mayor Adams, NYC Health + Hospitals Expand Access to Lifestyle Medicine Services City-Wide

NYC Health and Hospital mobile Units offers free Covid testing in the Hunts Point section of the Bronx. – Bronx, New York/USA November 20, 2020 (Shutterstock) New York City Mayor Eric Adams and NYC Health + Hospitals (H+H) announced the expansion of their groundbreaking lifestyle medicine services at six public health care sites across New […]

Midlife Isn’t a Crisis, but Sleep, Stress and Happiness Feel a Little Different After 35 – or Whenever Middle Age Actually Begins

Midlife Isn’t a Crisis, but Sleep, Stress and Happiness Feel a Little Different After 35 – or Whenever Middle Age Actually Begins

By Soomi Lee, The Conversation Fewer than one-fifth of Americans say they actually experienced a midlife crisis. And yet there are still some common misunderstandings people have about midlife. I study midlife, and especially how people in this stage of life experience sleep and stress. In my research, I have also found that midlife brings […]