Sick Just Got Real: The Scoop on Germs in School, The Playground, and The Supermarket

  *Cough Cough* We recently attended an event hosted by Children’s Advil, Robitussin, and Dimetapp where we heard from two nationally recognized doctors about germ and health stats as well as tips on keeping our little ones well. So, we’re sharing what we learned with you!   Germ class is in session    Half of students don’t wash their hands after using the bathroom – and of those who do

Giveaway: FREE At Home Check Up With Pager

In case you missed our Father’s Day Gift Guide, then you probably didn’t have a chance to learn about Pager, an app that brings doctors directly to you in the comfort of your own home. We just had a chance to try out a visit for ourselves and it was so convenient and easy! Blood work is done on the spot and we were given lots of great and helpful

Second Annual Family Fitness Festival

  The festival this year will feature zumba exercise, relay races, healthy cooking demonstrations, health screenings, tennis camp, health workshops, face painting and so much more.   The family Fitness festival will also feature a special “Boot Camp demonstration by Belin Sport and Fitness” along with popular neighborhood games such as hopscotch, tug of war, water games and double dutch/jump rope for participants of all ages. In addition we will

Greenmarket Returns to New York Botanical Garden

Summer is approaching and that means greenmarkets! Greenmarket, the farmers market of GrowNYC will be returning to the New York Botanical Garden on June 17th and will be there every Wednesday until November 25th. Hours are 9 am to 3 pm. A little info about the market: For the 14th year, the farmers market continues to bring affordable, locally grown produce and fresh, nutritious baked goods to the Bronx. Heart

Fordham Fever Fridays 2015: Spa & Wellness Day

The Fordham Road Business Improvement District (BID) continues its Fordham Fever Friday’s series on Friday, June 5thfrom 12PM-5PM at Muller Park & Plaza (East Fordham Road & Creston Avenue). For the month of June, the theme is “Spa & wellness.”   Join us for a unique event in the Bronx featuring a day of: Beauty, relaxation, make-overs, manicures, henna/flash tattoos and even a PHOTO DRESS UP BOOTH!! Shoppers can take

CityParks Seniors Fitness in the Bronx

The following is a detailed schedule for CityParks Seniors Fitness for Spring 2015   BRONX Pelham Bay Park Yoga – Tuesdays/Thursdays at 9 AM – Middletown Rd & Stadium Ave Soundview Park Walking – Mondays/Wednesdays at 9 AM – Lafayette Ave between Boynton & Colgate Aves Yoga – Mondays/Wednesdays at 10 AM – Lafayette Ave between Boynton & Colgate Aves   Van Cortlandt Park Yoga – Mondays/Wednesdays at 9 AM

Recap: Bronx Week Health Day #not62

This past Friday we had the great opportunity to have a table at this year’s Health Day during Bronx Week 2015. It was a morning of health and fitness that Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted as part of the Bronx’s #Not62 campaign. #Not62 was created to combat the fact that the Bronx continues to be last out of all 62 counties in New York State when it comes to health.

Health Fair

  On May 16, 2015, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated – Sigma Nu Zeta Chapter in partnership with the Brightside Academy is hosting the Lori C. Pemberton Day Community Health Fair. This event will take place at 1336 Louis Nine Blvd in the Bronx from 10am to 3pm with family friendly activities and community resources for healthy living. There will be prizes and giveaways. This event honors the legacy of