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We can help you monitor your blood pressure at home

July 29, 2022

Do you have high blood pressure and need help keeping track of it? We can help! Inside your body, your blood is moving around, all the time, in tubes called blood vessels. Sometimes your...

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Holding the line: tips for healthy habits during the holidays

December 22, 2021

The holidays are exciting and fun, but this time of year can be disruptive to the things you need to do to manage your health. This is especially true if you are managing a...

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Managing Diabetes: A Q&A with CDE Stephanie Graziano

November 30, 2021

On Tuesday, November 2, Certified Diabetes Educator Stephanie Graziano answered questions through Instagram Live about diabetes care and management. Check out the transcript below: “Good afternoon everyone. My name is Stephanie Graziano and I...

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The Institute Observes the Great American Smokeout

November 22, 2019

On November 21, the Institute’s Harlem, Walton, and Kingston health centers observed the Great American Smokeout. Institute staff talked with patients and community members about the benefits of a smoke-free lifestyle. Some patients tested...

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Walton Family Health Center Gets a Vegetable Garden

June 20, 2019

Anyone who’s visited our Walton Family Health Center in the Bronx has seen the unique roof garden that occupies the northwest corner of the second floor. This month, we made this special outdoor space...

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Nutritionists at the Institute Help Improve Patients’ Quality of Life

March 29, 2018

March is National Nutrition Month, and this year’s theme is “Go Further with Food” by creating meals and snacks in advance that can also help reduce food loss and waste. Consulting with a nutritionist...

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What is Wellness?

March 2, 2018

The Wellness Connection program at the Institute for Family Health coordinates mental health, substance abuse, medical, case and care management services, and a variety of wellness-centered groups to help you make the choices that...

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The Bronx Salad Featured on the Cover of Edible Bronx Magazine

April 21, 2017

The Bronx Salad — created by Bronx Health REACH and their partners — was featured on the cover of Edible Bronx for their current “Grow Issue.” The article highlights the initiative as a way...

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Why We ♥ The ACA: Reason #2

February 23, 2017

Rangi McNeil (pictured) can now treat his illness with the security of health insurance, thanks to New York state’s Medicaid expansion made possible by the ACA. Reason #2: Increased Medicaid funding to states enabled...

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A hot meal and a free haircut

February 21, 2017

  Last month we teamed up with the owners of Queens-based barbershop, Corona Barbershop Plus, to offer free haircuts to our homeless patients. The Institute operates a health center alongside the soup kitchen in...

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