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Ask Our Expert: Skip the Sugary Drinks

Sugary drinks can lead to diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease. To keep you healthy, we no longer serve or sell these beverages at our locations.

What New Yorkers Can Do to Limit the Spread of the Coronavirus

Although the risk to New Yorkers of contracting the novel coronavirus is low, NYC Health + Hospitals is taking measures to train staff and protect patients. Here are some things to know including when to see a doctor.

Ask Our Expert: Controlling “The Silent Killer” — High Blood Pressure

1 in 4 New Yorkers suffers from high blood pressure. Follow these tips to reduce your risk and live a heart healthy life.

What You Need to Know About E-Cigarettes and Vaping

Hundreds of people are reporting lung illnesses related to e-cigarettes or vaping products. Learn the symptoms and whether you should see a doctor.

Back-to-School Health Advice

NYC Health + Hospitals pediatricians offer these tips to get kids ready for a healthy year.

What You Need to Know About Measles

Measles is a very contagious virus and can be serious, especially for children younger than 5-years-old. Here are tips to keep your family safe.

Ask Our Expert: Reduce Your Colon Cancer Risk

Colon cancer kills approximately 1,400 New Yorkers every year. Learn how to reduce your risk.

Cold Weather Tips

Protect yourself from harsh temperatures by planning ahead and helping others who may need assistance.

Holiday Eating Tips for Host and Guest

Follow these tips for hosting a healthy holiday party and useful advice to avoid overeating when you’re a guest.

Ask the Expert: Preventing and Handling Tick Bites

More cases of tick-related diseases are being reported and on the rise in New York City. As the summer season rolls on, learn how best to protect you and your family from tick bites.

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