Health

What Creates Health? Come to The Bronx and Find Out 

The “What Creates Health” community conversation will bring activists, artists, performers and local community organizations together to talk about how we can define what shapes health in our communities. Join us!

Medical Marijuana Dispensary in The Bronx Scheduled to Open This Month—Will it Happen?

After years of advocacy and pushing, New York State will finally be one of many that allows the prescription and use of marijuana for medicinal purposes but what does that exactly mean?

In short, folks with qualifying ailments as described by the State of New York may qualify to register for a card which can be used at any of the local 4 NYC dispensaries (two in Manhattan, one in The Bronx, and 1 in Queens—sorry Brooklyn and Staten Island, none for you) to receive your prescribed ganja but it isn’t allowed in bud form like most of us are used to—seeing it that is.

On World AIDS Day, Hope on the Horizon For Bronx Residents and Beyond

The Bronx is one of the counties in the country with the highest rates of HIV/AIDS with thousand of lives lost, families destroyed, and history changed forever due to this scourge. Now, thanks to the leadership of the New York City Council, there is hope for Bronxites and the rest of New York City in eradicating this virus through funding $6.6 million towards, “pre-exposure and post-exposure prophylaxis programs and efforts to aid people with HIV in staying on anti-HIV drugs so they remain non-infectious.”

Gentrification, The Birds & The Bees, & Lower Metro North Fares For Bronxites|Bronx PM Links

Welcome to Bronx Links, our latest service to bring you the latest Bronx news! Bronx Links will be available in the mornings and afternoons and will highlighting some of the items we think will be of interest to you.

This service will compliment our continued efforts to constantly provide you with new, fresh, and exclusive content you’ve come to enjoy from us.

Let us know what you think about this service!

Bowling to Fight HIV/AIDS—A Scourge That Has Devastated The Bronx & Its Families

Tonight we’re bowling for a good cause: To raise money for Classical Action: Performing Arts Against AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (kindly click the link to make a donation. No amount is too small or big).

The Bronx knows all to well the deadly impact this disease has had on our communities and according to BOOM!HEALTH, our borough has the highest infection rate of HIV/AIDS in all of NYC.