The World Health Organization declared monkeypox a global public health emergency, and not just for the LGBTQ+ community. See tips inside.


Despite its name, the virus did not jump from monkeys to humans, nor are monkeys major carriers of the disease.

"You are not a horse. You are not a cow," tweeted the federal agency.

Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith says people shouldn't gamble with Covid-19 or their lives, reminding communities that vaccination remains the best protection as the pandemic continues.

After the NBA announced it was suspending its season because a player had tested positive for the coronavirus, fans recalled how the league once allowed Magic Johnson to play after he was diagnosed with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.

Public health experts claim that the virus has seen a dramatic increase in spite of efforts made to diminish the number of individuals affected.

Atrocious school conditions prompted the union to seek outside help to show the DPS just how harmful the lack of resources are for children.


A few years ago, I was at a community health festival in Brownsville, a high-crime, very poor area of Brooklyn that is among the worst statistically in every category in New York City. After a while, I noticed something very important: few of the people coming in for checkups, testing, and medical advice were women; a […]