Month: May 2016

Act Fast to Save a Life – Know the Signs of Stroke

In the event of a stroke attack, “time is of the essence,” says Dr. Ji Y. Chong, the Site Chief of Neurology and Director of the Stroke Center at NewYork-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital. During a stroke, blood flow and oxygen […]

NYC Advocates Come Together to Address the Viral Hepatitis “Silent Epidemic”

On May 12, 2016, Charles B. Wang Community Health Center, along with many other local community members, gathered at the steps of New York City’s City Hall. More than 100 hepatitis advocates and press came together on this day to […]

Smoking Cessation Medications

  At the Health Center, we see many patients who believe willpower is the key to quitting smoking. However, it often takes more than motivation to quit successfully. When you smoke, your body becomes addicted to nicotine, a substance found […]