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Interfaith UniverSoul: “Using Humor to Beat Depression”

By Priscilla Mensah Guess what everyone? The circus is in town, and attending may be not only entertaining but also good for your health. The circus that I am referring to is the UniverSoul Circus which largely features African-American-themed acts. While attending this circus, you are sure to jam to some of the hottest African-American […]readmore

Glyphosate Found in Urine of 93 percent of Americans Tested

  Glyphosate, the most used herbicide in the world, has been found in the urine of 93 percent of the American public during a unique testing project that started in 2015. Glyphosate, labeled a “probable human carcinogen” by the World Health Organization’s cancer agency IARC in 2015, has now been revealed to be ubiquitous in the first-ever comprehensive […]readmore

Closure Of Interfaith Medical Center Is Imminent

Healthcare crisis in Brooklyn can no longer wait even a single day Elected officials are extremely concerned that mediation between the Interfaith Medical Center (IMC), the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY) and the Department of Health (DOH) regarding a future plan for IMC, which was mandated on November 13, 2013 by […]readmore

Holistic Health Professionals Celebrate Dr. Mutulu Shakur

Basir Mchawi On Sunday, November 10th in Brooklyn, New York and Toronto, Canada, holistic health professionals, along with family and friends of Dr. Mutulu Shakur, will celebrate the rich legacy of Dr. Shakur’s work in the field of community health care. Captured in 1986 and charged with a series of political crimes, Dr. Mutulu Shakur […]readmore

History of Mismanagement Preceded Current Hospital Troubles

By Mary Alice Miller We have seen this story before. Financial mismanagement led to the closing of St. Vincent’s Hospital in Manhattan. Decades of mismanagement by two successive consultant companies led to the fateful acquisition of LICH by SUNY Downstate and the subsequent divestment. Now we know last December’s bankruptcy filing from Interfaith Medical Center […]readmore

Are Chemicals Making Us Fat?

The global obesity/diabetes epidemic is receiving wide-spread attention like the June 26 article in The Washington Post by David Brown. One-fourth of our national health care bill of $2.3 trillion is linked to the treatment of diabetes and its complications. Average American life expectancy is now dropping because of this disease complex. Even children are […]readmore