Month: January 2016

Know Your Risks for Ovarian Cancer

  All women are at risk for ovarian cancer – and it is too often caught too late. When ovarian cancer is found in its early stages, there are effective treatments. Here is what you need to know about ovarian cancer, […]

Have a Smoke-Free Home

  We all need clean air to live healthy lives. This includes the air inside your home, not just what you breathe in outside. To protect your and your family’s health, don’t smoke at home. Secondhand smoke, which comes from […]

Encouraging Asian American Mothers to Breastfeed

In New York City, Asian and Pacific Islanders are least likely to breastfeed exclusively within the first 5 days after birth. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends exclusive breastfeeding for about 6 months, followed by continued breastfeeding for 1 year […]