The American Heart Association presented its 2020 Chairman’s Award to Sonia Y. Angell, M.D., M.P.H, D.T. M. & H., assistant clinical professor of medicine at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, at Scientific Sessions 2020. Dr. Angell’s work has had a major impact in the U.S. and globally on critical public health
As Claudia Mercado prepared for bed one night in 2008, she felt pressure and burning in her chest. Thinking it was indigestion, she took an antacid. But it didn’t help. “It felt like there was a pile of bricks on my chest,” she said. “The tingling radiated through my arms. I never thought about the
As a journalist, Rob Taub knows the importance of facts. But for years, he rejected the truth about his own health. When his kids put his picture on the refrigerator, Taub looked at the 240-pound man in the photo and refused to believe it was him. “I was living in denial … absolutely,” he said.
Last year, the final week of November marked the end of the season for the GrowNYC markets at Lincoln Hospital and the Mosholu Montefiore Community Center in the Bronx. For many residents, not having access to their local farm stand meant a season of traveling to Manhattan and other boroughs where some markets remain open
The American Heart Association maintains that flavored tobacco products are reversing decades of progress in reducing tobacco use among youth and worsening the persistent disparities regarding addiction among communities of color. In April of this year, we joined the Flavors Hook Kids NYC campaign and expressed support for two pieces of legislation in New York