Mr. Eaton has a long history of leadership in Harlem, serving as first vice president of the New York State Conference of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the nation’s most prominent civil rights organization.
Peter Botros, a second-year student, said activities like these are common at other medical schools, but the dean’s participation is unique to Touro.
Teachers, staff members and administrators in the Warwick Valley School District are receiving life-saving trauma response training, making Warwick Valley the first school district in Orange County to partner with Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine to offer such training.
Students helped HONOR on Friday do the homeless head count in Middletown. Ian Baston, TouroCOM Middletown Class of 2021, was interviewed.
How you take care of yourself when flu symptoms start can make all the difference in the lifespan of the virus.
According to a new survey, more and more millennials are skipping out on visiting the doctor or even having a primary care physician. Some doctors fear this could mean people overlooking serious health issues. Dr. Niket Sonpal joins CBSN New York.
For most people, stomach aches are a regular part of life. But beyond the acute, temporary discomfort that we’ve all experienced, there are also several forms of abdominal pain that can be a sign of a serious health issue and shouldn’t be ignored.
This morning during one of my more lucid Sunday moments, in a church meeting with a speaker who seemed to go on forever, I watched a baby crawl around on the carpet, eating what all church-going children eat — Cheerios and Froot Loops.
You're racked by nausea, your stomach is doing flip-flops, and your toilet has become your new best friend. As you make yet another dash to the bathroom and anxiously ponder what the hell is going on, two possibilities pop into your head. You've come down with the stomach flu, or you've contracted food poisoning.
But how do you tell the difference? That's where things get tricky.
Psychologists Jennifer Hartstein and Jeff Gardere talk about the signs of anxiety and depression, from emotional to physical symptoms. The mental health experts also share ways to deal with mental health issues, including detaching from our phones and channeling sadness and anger.
Alkaline water is having a moment—but is it really worth the extra money? Here's what experts have to say about this beverage trend.
Among the many roles Harlem played in the rich history of America was saving the life of civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr. in 1958, when the minister was stabbed in an uptown department store.
Before he won a Nobel Peace Prize or helped secure voting and civil rights for African-Americans, or outlined his dream for a multicultural society, or condemned the war in Vietnam or marched for striking sanitation workers, King, just 29, was nearly killed by a “demented” black woman — Izola Curry, who plunged a letter opener in his chest while he was signing copies of a book he had written about the historic Montgomery Bus Boycott.
MLK remembered on anniversary of Harlem stabbing that nearly killed him and the movement a decade before he was assassinated
It’s a progressive medical school now, doing innovative research on dementia and immunology, but the spot where Harlem’s Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine stands was once home to a bustling department store where a movement almost died.
It happened that fast, in the time it takes to click a ballpoint pen. The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was signing copies of his first book, “Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story,” on 125th St., in what was then Blumstein’s department store. It was there that a mentally ill black woman, Izola Curry, stepped up to his table and plunged a 7-inch, ivory-handled steel letter opener into the minister’s chest.
Your family's health history can offer clues into your own well-being.
When it comes to assessing your risk for a variety of health conditions and diseases, your parents can provide a wealth of information that can help doctors to treat you correctly. This is especially true for your mom and her side of the family tree.
Not all health problems have a genetic component, but understanding more about your maternal health history can help you to understand your own body better and make predictions for the future. But first, you need to ask the right questions.
Everyone has body odor of some sort. Try as you might to get rid of it, between your sweat and oil glands, you likely have a scent, subtle though it may be. Chances are, you don't even regularly notice it, because you're more than used to the way your body smells after being so up close and personal with it day in and day out, but if your body odor changes (or if you forgo a shower one too many times), you might notice it more. There are some things your body is trying to tell you when you have body odor, however, that might be worth paying attention to.
IF YOU TELL YOUR therapist that you hate your boss and are angry enough to kill him or her, could that get you committed to a hospital against your will?
While your memories may be a little fuzzy, the morning after a night of one-too-many cocktails brings into full focus the effect alcohol has on your body. From a headache to nausea, the total exhaustion from drinking too much can even making lying in bed and watching Netflix all day seem too difficult. The desperation can leave you, no matter how far-fetched.
The problem? A lot of common hangover cures are total myths, according to the experts. We dug into which remedies are BS to get to the bottom of the science-backed hangover cures that will actually make you feel better.
Growing up in Bangladesh, a then-8-year-old Mikail Kamal, DO, was fighting for his life. The diagnosis was leukemia and led to him and his family relocating to Singapore for three years for his treatment. The chemotherapy and the associated pain of the illness wound up turning a young child against the field of medicine with its constant intrusions and supposed solutions.
Whole grains, nuts and fortified cereals can help expectant moms get the nutrients they need.
Our very own Dr. Zeszutek was quoted in this article on myths about managing labor pains.