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UCHC Events: Mosaic Mini Resource Fair

Union Community Health Center’s state-of-the-art Mobile Health Center traveled to Mosaic Mental Health to join their team for a mini resource fair.  UCHC’s mobile medical and dental teams offered health education on physical and occupational therapy, dental screenings, audiology health, and blood pressure checks for mosaic patients and the Riverdale…

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UCHC Live: UCHC Supports First Anti-Bullying Coalition Fair

UCHC joined fellow Bronx Anti-Bullying Coalition members at the borough’s firstt anti-bullying fair.  Held at Claremont Park in the Bronx, founding coalition members: New York Psychotherapy & Counseling Center, Union Community Health Center, Bronx Legal Services, Destination Tomorrow and State Senator Gustavo Rivera, 33rd District, created a safe space for…

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UCHC and New York Common Pantry Present Farm-to-Table Nutrition Workshops

UCHC in partnership with New York Common Pantry hosted two interactive nutrition workshops.  Participants learned how to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables on a budget, how to incorporate these foods into a healthy meal for the family, and healthy swaps they can make using whole foods. …

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UCHC Live: LIME Study Considers Cultural Factors in Diabetes Prevention

UCHC will now incorporate new guidelines for diabetes prevention based on Yale-TCC’s LIME study, where participants attend workshops focused on diabetes prevention, healthy eating, and increasing physical activity. LIME trainers provide practical information, like how to make traditional foods healthy, and how to estimate portion size. This segment also featured…

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UCHC Live: Shop Healthy at C-Town; New Bronx HBZ Aisle Unveiled

UCHC Live brought together a powerful team of community partners, including Hon. Gustavo Rivera, 33rd Senate District, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Vanessa Salcedo, M.D., Union Community Health Center/HBZ, Chef Wilson of Ms. Geneva’s 50/50 LLC, and C-Town owner Rafael Diaz. This segment highlighted the #ShopHealthy initiative…

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Title: UCHC Events: Bronx High School of Visual Arts Student Resource Fair

UCHC joined Bronx High School of Visual Arts for their annual Resource Fair.  Students had the opportunity to partake in volleyball, hula hoops, tennis, painting, and photo booths. In addition, the UCHC outreach team provided students, staff and community members, information on UCHC services along with free blood pressure and…

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UCHC Live: How to Relieve Symptoms During Allergy Season

In the Bronx, many of our patients experience severe discomfort during allergy season. On this segment of UCHC Live expert Allergist and Optometrist shares her tips on how to care for itchy eyes, runny nose, and sinus congestion. Join our discussion on allergies. The doctors…

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UCHC and SHARE Report: The Connection Between Breast and Cervical Cancer

UCHC partnered with SHARE Cancer Support to share findings on the connection between breast and cervical cancer. Experts shared information on risk factors, screenings, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, stages and types, treatments, clinical trials, and genetics.

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Title: UCHC Live: Behind the Scenes – Speech Pathology and Voice Laboratory

In observance of Better Speech and Hearing Month, UCHC’s Director of Speech Pathology & Voice Laboratory and Director of Audiology talk about the innovative therapies and exercises available to help patients with hearing and speech disorders.  In this episode, viewers also hear a stroke patient’s recovery story. Take a UCHC…

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UCHC Events: Better Hearing and Speech Month

UCHC’s expert Audiologists, and Speech and Language Pathologists brought awareness about communication disorders and the role of UCHC specialty departments in providing life-altering treatment. The team discussed treatment options available for those that are not able to speak, hear, or interpret the daily activities that are essential to growth.

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