Report uncovers health risks and health intervention opportunities in Jackson Heights, Corona, and Jamaica, Queens.
Women of color are more likely to access Catholic hospitals, which prohibit doctors from providing contraceptives, sterilization, some treatments for ectopic pregnancy, abortion, and fertility services regardless of their patients’ wishes.
Public Health Solutions (PHS), the largest public health nonprofit in New York City, announced research findings that show men and women are willing to view safer sex messages in online sexually explicit media.
Comptroller Scott M. Stringer unveiled a new family planning report that breaks down the significance of Title X National Family Planning Program funding in NYC.
First Lady Chirlane McCray and Queens Borough President Melinda Katz were joined today at NYC Health + Hospitals/Queens by Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett and ACS Commissioner David A. Hansell to announce the donation of 1,000 new Pack ‘N Play portable cribs, or “Katz’s Cradles,” to provide more Queens families with a safe sleep surface for their infants.
NYC Smoke-Free, a program of Public Health Solutions, hosted a forum titled The Truth about Menthol: A Hazard in our Communities to discuss menthol tobacco products and their devastating effects on communities of color, youth, women and other vulnerable populations.