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I Love the Bronx: A day of service

Yo amo el Bronx: Un día de servicio

Yo amo el Bronx: Un día de servicio

La mayoría de nosotros disfrutó el día de fiesta el pasado lunes, 21 de enero. Cada tercer lunes en el mes de enero, la vida del Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. es honrada. Martin Luther King, Jr. nació el 15 de enero de 1929 y vivió una vida de servicio...
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Talking the Bronx 01.23.13

This past Mon., Jan. 21st, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor swore in Vice President Joseph Biden at the presidential inauguration. She was the first Hispanic to administer an oath of office in American history. Justice Sotomayor, the first Latina to serve on nation’s highest court, also became the fourth female judge in history to administer an oath of office...

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Scoring more than one kind of goal
Anotando más de una clase de ‘gol’

“Do you drive a Mercedes?” “Do you still get paid to play hockey?” “How old are you?” “Do you have a pension?” These are some questions inquiring young minds at the Kips Bay Boys and Girls Club on 1930 Randall Avenue...
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Raising awareness, fighting disease
Levantando conciencia, luchando la enfermedad

700,000 neoyorquinos están viviendo con diabetes. Cerca de la mitad de ellos son latinos. Pero los efectos en familias individuales pueden conllevar trágicos resultados...
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Talking the Bronx 01.16.13

This past Wed., Jan. 9th, New York State senators elected Senator Jeffrey D. Klein as Senate President Pro Tempore, the legislative chamber’s top post. Under a new bipartisan power sharing agreement enacted by the chamber, Senator Klein will share the title with Senator Dean Skelos of Long Island (R).

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Coat Drive at C-Town

This Sat., Jan. 12th, the Perez family-owned C-Town Supermarket, together with Health Plus, will distribute over 100 coats to Bronx neighborhood residents...

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I Love the Bronx: Welcome to 2013!
Amo el Bronx: ¡Bienvenidos al 2013!

En 2013 se cumple el 125 aniversario de la creación del sistema de parques del Bronx. Diferentes eventos y actividades se ofrecerán para celebrar y promover el uso del parque en nuestro distrito, además de varias conferencias y presentaciones.. .
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2013: Make It the Year of Better Health Habits

2013: Que Sea el Año de la Buena Salud

2013: Que Sea el Año de la Buena Salud

The year 2012 is near its end, and in keeping with tradition, New Yorkers are making New Year’s resolutions. HHC patients are no exception. We asked some patients at Lincoln Medical Center’s Ambulatory Care...
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Hearts and hair
Corazones y pelo

Precision and empathy. Both are qualities equally prized in both barbers and health practitioners. And on a recent winter day, the two professions, and those they treat, came together in neighborhoods...
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Taking a healthy bite of the Bronx

Long before the Atkins diet, the South Beach Diet, and Weight Watchers, Bronx resident Marie Singletary was given to snacking on vegetables. She was not following a regime, just a habit...

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En pointe at the hospital

There they were: the dancing toy soldiers, the sugar plum fairies, the towering holiday tree, bursting with ornaments and satin ribbons...

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Building a nest for child and mother alike

Construyendo un nido para el niño y la madre por igual

Construyendo un nido para el niño y la madre por igual

Genovena Nieto just finished shopping for a new stroller and a baby carrier. She found them both, and didn't spend a dime. The new items will come in handy when Nieto has her third child, who is due on the 26th of December, just days after the Christmas holiday. How did she get such a great deal?...
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Lincoln Hospital Achieves Prestigious Palliative Care Certification

Hospital Lincoln Recibe Prestigiosa Certificación de Atención Paliativa

Hospital Lincoln Recibe Prestigiosa Certificación de Atención Paliativa

Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center in the South Bronx, has become the only hospital in the borough and one of two hospitals...
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Healthy Living: It takes a village

Vivir saludable: Toma un pueblo

Vivir saludable: Toma un pueblo

The “Healthy Village” fitness and wellness initiative from Healthfirst was kicked off at the Claremont Housing Development.

If you want to know how to lose weight properly, turn off the television – it won’t be on “The Biggest Loser”. “Weight loss is a process, and it’s not quick,” said Doctor J. Douglas Reich...
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A walk in white demands end to violence

Caminata en blanco demanda fin a la violencia

Caminata en blanco demanda fin a la violencia

On Wednesday, the streets went white. Hundreds of women in white wedding and formal dresses gathered together to march through Washington Heights.
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I Love the Bronx: City of Water Day
Yo amo el Bronx: Día del Agua de la ciudad

Esta semana, nos escribe acerca de cómo los residentes del Bronx pueden celebrar el Día del Agua de la ciudad de manera personal...
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A Big Gulp
Un gran trago

Getting people on board with giving up their super-sized drinks has proven a challenge for Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who recently proposed a city-wide ban on sugary drinks over...
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Health Plus is joining Amerigroup!
¡Health Plus se une a Amerigroup!

You may have heard the news about Health Plus being acquired by Amerigroup. Amerigroup is another New York health...
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An Early Start on a Healthy Smile
Comienzo Temprano para una Sonrisa Sana

La buena salud dental es vital para la salud general. Esta es una frase que debemos tomar muy en serio...
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Success and wellness, one step at a time, at WSPT

Exito y bienestar, Paso a Paso, en WSPT

Exito y bienestar, Paso a Paso, en WSPT

Success for Jason Ruta – more so than for others – can be measured in very small steps. Ruta is the director of physical therapy at the Westchester Square Physical...

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