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Helpful Resources: Health Conditions

ASTHMA - English | Spanish

For other great resources on treating and managing asthma, please click here.

CANCERS

Get checked for Breast Cancer - English | Spanish

Screening mammography is an important way to identify potential cancers at an earlier stage and has been shown to reduce deaths from breast cancer. You can call the NYC hotline 311 and ask for a “free mammogram location” close to you.

Or call the Bronx Healthy Women Partnership for free or low cost clinical breast exam, pap tests and mammogram:

Bronx Healthy Women Partnership
American Cancer Society
2330 Eastchester Rd., 3rd Floor
Bronx, NY, 10469
Phone :( 718)547-5064
Fax :( 718)547-5947

Get checked 50 or older? Get a colonoscopy to prevent Colon Cancer - English | Spanish

SCREEN MY COLON


http://www.ccalliance.org/ScreenMyColon/video_code_2011.html

For information on screening and risk factors of colon cancer, visit the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene by clicking on the links below:

Screening for Colon Cancer
Colon Cancer Risks

HPV vaccine can prevent cervical cancer - English | Spanish

DIABETES


Living with Diabetes - English | Spanish
Diabetes is an epidemic - English | Spanish
To learn the basic about Diabetes, please visit the American Diabetes Association website by clicking here.
For tools help you manage your Diabetes. Please click here.
To help you determine your chances of developing diabetes. Please take the Diabetes Risk Test provided by the American Diabetes Association by clicking here.
Click the link below to watch educational videos on Diabetes:
General information about diabetes by American Diabetes Association - Basics on Diabetes

HIV/AIDS

Stop HIV in NYC - English | Spanish
NYC Condoms: Get some - English | Spanish

HYPERTENSION


Cut the Salt - English | Spanish
High blood pressure: Know it and control it - English | Spanish
To watch videos, get free magazines or newsletters that will teach you more about High Blood Pressure/hypertension please visit the American Heart Association website by clicking the link below:
Heart hub for patients

To find tools to help you manage your Blood pressure:
High Blood Pressure risk calculator
High Blood pressure Trackers (Online and printable)
High Blood Pressure Quizzes

OBESITY


Are you pouring on the pounds? - English | Spanish
How to lose weight and keep it off - English | Spanish

SMOKING CESSATION


Are you still smoking? - English | Spanish
Marijuana: Is it holding you back? - English | Spanish
How to make your home smoke-free - English | Spanish
To find a Quit Smoking Program near you click here.
For helpful tools to help you quit smoking, visit the links below:
General information to help you quit smoking
Quit calculator
Smoking cessation quizzes

You can also call 311 or 1-866-NY-QUITS (1-866-697-8487) for Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) and Nicotine-free Quit smoking medications.

STDs/STIs

How prevent pregnancy and STIs
Get tested for Hepatitis C - English | Spanish
For general information on preventing the spread of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs), please click here.
For information on other Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) such as Infectious Mononucleosis also known as Mono, please click here.

TEENS & PARENTS OF TEENS

General information on teen health, please visit the links below:
NYC Teen
Drug–free kids (for Parents of teens) - English | Spanish
Prescription drug abuse (for Parents of teens) - English | Spanish
Sexual Health and Dating violence for teens
For more information on other Sexually Transmitted diseases (STDs), Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), mental health topics and substance abuse. Please click here.
For information relating to dating or intimate-partner violence (Domestic violence), please view the link provided by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene:
Intimate Partner Violence
Teen Dating Violence
Other helpful tools to prevent intimate-partner violence - English | Spanish
National 24-hour resource by phone or online, specifically designed for teens and young adults with real-time one-on-one support from trained Peer (Teen) Advocates.

The National Teen Abuse Helpline
1-866-331-9474
TTY: 1-866-331-8453


For more information on developing healthy relationships or dating tips, please click here.
Visit the link below for tips and watch educational videos to overcome Cyber bullying and digital abuse:
Teen SAFE driving

General information on the effects of drunk driving, please view the links below:
Teen Driving Facts
Keep the Drive
Act Out Loud | ACTING OUT LOUD for stronger teen driver safety laws!
Facts about teen DUI
What happens if you drive buzzed (drunk) or high?
Teen driving agreement (for parents of Young Drivers)
Think you know the facts about DUI? Take the quiz…