Category Archives: Health

De Blasio Administration Launches New Initiative to Combat Opioid Epidemic

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The opioid epidemic is a growing crisis that affects not only users, but also their loved ones,” said Mayor Bill de Blasio. “If we’re going to start winning the battle against opioids, we need to start talking honestly about what works and invest in the strategic measures that will stop abuse, break addiction and save lives. HealingNYC is our plan to treat and help those struggling with addiction – and prevent more from falling under the control of these powerful drugs.”

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Lincoln Hospital 234 East 149th Street Bronx NY

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Can ordinary citizens help fill gaps in U.S. health care? PBS NewsHour video

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In the midst of radical changes in health care policy, some U.S. providers are looking to an unlikely model: Sub-Saharan Africa, where ordinary citizens are trained as medical support for their communities. In the U.S., City Health Works is following suit, using community members to form long-term relationships with patients to fill gaps in care. Special correspondent Sarah Varney reports. PBS NewsHour video

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22 Minutes with Heather & Terry Dubrow. Video CBS New York

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1010 WINS Anchor Brigitte Quinn talks to television personalities and authors Heather Dubrow and Dr. Terry Dubrow about their new book ‘Dr. and Mrs. Guinea Pig Present The Only Guide You’ll Ever Need to the Best Anti-Aging Treatments.’ CBS New York video

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Can Pokemon Go help mental illness? Video Fox News

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It’s the latest video game craze and people of all ages are addicted to Pokemon Go. But can this augmented reality result in more than just a high score? Dr. Manny sits down with Dr. Ben Michaelis who says his patients with depression, anxiety and other mental health issues are seeing a benefit

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