Health

Celebrate Babywearing Week

Celebrando La Semana de Cargar al Bebé

Celebrando La Semana de Cargar al Bebé

They say one of the best sensations (if not the best) for a newborn is the up-and-close feel of another warm being, especially her mother...
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Commit to be Fit!
Pongase en Forma

El mes de octubre ha llegado y con él, la décima campaña anual de salud pública “Cuídate Nueva York”. Este año la Corporación de Salud...
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Fighting for responsible solutions

La lucha por soluciones responsables

La lucha por soluciones responsables

Medicare and Social Security provide health and retirement security to millions of Latinos, but the programs face long-term financial challenges...
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A good grade a day makes the doctor feel A-OK

Buenas notas hacen que el doctor se sienta bien

Buenas notas hacen que el doctor se sienta bien

Una pediatra del Bronx, además de ayudar a la salud de sus jóvenes pacientes, también está creando recetas para mejorar su éxito académico. In-English

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Change is good
El cambio es bueno

“One day at a time." Nancy Mejías wasn't counting down the days to Halloween. Instead, Mejías, an Outreach Specialist at Montefiore Medical...En-espanol

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Through traffic, a corridor of art

A través del tráfico, un corredor de arte

A través del tráfico, un corredor de arte

Hunts Point has one of the highest asthma rates of the city. According to a 2010 Lehman College study, between a quarter to a third of school children in...
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Makey gets a makeover
Makey se rehace

A large crowd had gathered in front of Makey Deli Grocery in Mott Haven. A group of drummers played on congas just outside the front door, lending....
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Heights Community Farmers’ Market Will Remain Open Through Mid-November

The BronxWorks Heights Community Farmers’ Market will remain open each Thursday until November 15th, announced Kimberley Wong, the organization’s nutrition program specialist. The market, located across the street from Bronx Community College and the Francis Martin...

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Tips to Prevent and Manage Bullying

Consejos para prevenir y manejar el acoso escolar

Consejos para prevenir y manejar el acoso escolar

Con los niños ya de regreso a clases, los padres y otros encargados deben tener en cuenta que el acoso escolar es un grave problema de...
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Hope in the firmament
Esperanza en el firmamento

Algunos residentes del Bronx pronto estarán en la era del hielo, felizmente. Los futuros residentes de 245 East Mosholu Parkway tendrán un valioso...
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Running for a cause
Corriendo por una causa

When hundreds participate in a Bronx 5K race this coming weekend, they'll know their every step is helping a good cause. The Seventh Annual...
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Vaccinations and Hygiene Basics For a Healthier School Year

Vacunas y buena higiene para un año escolar saludable

Vacunas y buena higiene para un año escolar saludable

Ahora que comienza el nuevo año escolar, además de preparar útiles y mochilas también debemos prepararnos para asegurar que nuestros niños...
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Talking the Bronx 09.18.13

The Butterfly Lovers For more than three decades, The Shanghai Ballet has performed for audiences around the world with its repertoire of folk-infused Chinese ballet and classical Western masterworks. For the company’s Bronx debut, audiences will be given the opportunity to see the Chinese folkloric equivalent of Romeo and Juliet, a love story...

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Keeping the “ouch” clinic open

Mantener abierta la clínica “ouch”

Mantener abierta la clínica “ouch”

Los líderes comunitarios y sindicalistas están haciendo esfuerzos de última hora para salvar dos clínicas de vacunación de la ciudad, una de ellas...
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“It was a battle”
“Fue una batalla”

When Moira Mercado was six months pregnant, she found out the child she was carrying had sickle cell disease. “It was hard,” she said.
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What to Pack – The Hospital Bag

Qué empacar – El bolso para el hospital

Qué empacar – El bolso para el hospital

It isn’t easy planning for a baby. Given all the major events to come – college, birthdays, toilet-training, to name a few– there are a few occasions...
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An alliance forged
Se forja una alianza

Kenia Amparo ha vivido en Washington Heights desde el 1990. Dice que recuerda como los adictos a las drogas y los traficantes que las vendían...
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What a waste: NYCHA mess at Throggs Neck Houses

Indiana Jones he is not, but Alexander Malloy has become very acquainted with fighting back against swamps and eruptions. In the past four years...

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When the superhero is real – and 11

Cuando el superhéroe es real – y once años

Cuando el superhéroe es real – y once años

Michael Espada tiene algunos serios planes para el futuro. Desea ser un jugador de pelota, pero si eso no funciona tiene un Plan B. “Probablemente seré...
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Fielding health – con sabor
Manejando la salud, con sabor

A ballpark in the South Bronx did more than fuel dreams recently. It served as an oasis that fed nutritious food - and life-saving education...
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Diabetes Education Program at Lincoln Hospital Earns Re-Accreditation

Programa Educación de Diabetes del Hospital Lincoln Recibe Nueva Acreditación

Programa Educación de Diabetes del Hospital Lincoln Recibe Nueva Acreditación

El Centro de Excelencia para la Diabetes del Hospital Lincoln en El Bronx, recibió nueva acreditación de cuatro años por parte de la Asociación Americana...
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Fresh and Smart
Fresco e inteligente

An apple a day keeps the doctor away. This is what Narine Malcolm tells her daughter, Kayla. The duo’s place to get apples—and beets, string beans...
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Over 50 and Driving Safely this Summer

Mayores de 50 años manejando con mayor seguridad

Mayores de 50 años manejando con mayor seguridad

As the weather warms up, expect more people on the road. And as 78 million baby boomers head into their fifth and sixth decades...
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Sweet game of hardball
Dulce juego del béisbol ‘duro’

Hardballers got an opportunity to shine on Fri., April 19th at the Bronx Middle School Hardball Kickoff at Macombs Dam Park.

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A Safe Haven for Children and Families

Seguridad Para Niños y Familias

Seguridad Para Niños y Familias

To successfully diagnose and treat child abuse, parents, families, and the community at-large, must first realize that they cannot deal with it alone.
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Free and Convenient HIV Testing

Pruebas gratuitas y prácticas de VIH

Pruebas gratuitas y prácticas de VIH

En conmemoración del día nacional de pruebas del VIH durante el mes del orgullo LGBT, la CHN también proporcionará, durante todo el día
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Health on Wheels
Salud Sobre Ruedas

Lincoln Hospital Outreach Team Improves Healthcare Access for Taxi Drivers. It is 10 o’clock in the morning, and Gregorio Tejada is ready...
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Release Diabetes Prevention Funds Now

Liberar fondos para la prevención de la diabetes ahora

Liberar fondos para la prevención de la diabetes ahora

With diabetes deaths soaring, literally millions of dollars in key diabetes prevention funds have been held back for almost a year because...
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Celebrate Green Gym Day
Celebre el Día del Gimnasio Verde

En estos días, el gimnasio es sinónimo de centros locales de ejercicio o el auditorio o cafetería de su hijo. Ya no le prestamos atención a las...
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I Love the Bronx: Bioswales
Amo el Bronx: Bioswales

¿Te has preguntado lo que sucede con las aguas residuales una vez que tiras la llave del retrete, te bañas, te cepillas los dientes o lavas la ropa? ¡Yo tampoco! No somos los únicos que no damos una reflexión a este importante tema... In-English

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Where every step matters
Donde todo paso importa

La tarde del lunes, la esquina de la Avenida Valentine y el este de la Calle 188 estaba arreglada con una larga fila de una docena de mesas...
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A glossy guide for good
Una guía que siempre esta de moda

The latest fashions are tried and true – and they’re coming straight to Bronx residents in a colorful, glossy new magazine. Interested? Then, the Bronx Health Guide: Resources for the Uninsured and Underinsured should be on your must-read list. The portable guide is actually half the size of...

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I Love the Bronx: A Starry Path Ahead

Yo Amo al Bronx: Un Rutilante Sendero en el Parque

Yo Amo al Bronx: Un Rutilante Sendero en el Parque

The first two weeks of May have been busy at Starlight Park! On Sat., May 4th, an “It’s My Park Day” event was hosted by G.I.V.E., the Bronx...
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Talking the Bronx 05.15.13

Bronx Literary Fair The Bronx Library Center, located at 310 East Kingsbridge Road, will a host a Bronx Literary Fair on Sat., May 18th from 11:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. The event is free, and will feature: • Peter and the Wolf Puppet Show by Garces Puppeteria at 12:00 p.m. • “How to get published in literary...

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Medicine and mariachis

On a recent Friday afternoon at St. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx, the sounds typical of a bustling health care center could be heard in the hallways. The whirring and beeping of medical equipment. Conversation among doctors about patient symptoms.

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I Love the Bronx: G.Y.M.
Amo el Bronx: G.Y.M.

Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of meeting Joseph L. Ziegler at the Bronx River Alliance’s Winter Assembly. He was asked to share his story about...
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