Health

A home free from harm
Un hogar seguro

La ciudad está redoblando esfuerzos para los supervivientes. Ahora es una violación a la Ley de Derechos Humanos...
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Air Award
Premio de aire

The Bronx can breathe easier. A local researcher has been awarded a $4.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health...
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A Good Gulp
Buenos tragos

Swill away; the water's swell. It's official. A recent taste test competition purports to confirm what proud New Yorkers...
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Wage Wrestlers
Se recuperan $4 millones en salarios atrasados

El Gobernador Andrew Cuomo anunció que su Grupo de Trabajo para Combatir la Explotación de los Trabajadores...
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Beauty brand, duty bound
Marcada de motivación

It’s been a year since Julissa Pérez found out she was cancer-free. “There are good days, and there are bad days,” said the 31-year-old...
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Pregnant Pause
¿Embarazada? Evite áreas con Zika

Quedarse quieto. Es lo que los oficiales de salud instan firmemente a las mujeres embarazadas este verano...
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Mind on your Meals
Alimente a su Mente

No child should ever have to go without a meal. That’s why the Department of Education (DOE) is, once again, offering completely free...
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Watch on the Water
Vigile el agua

Rocíe de forma segura. El Departamento de Protección Ambiental de la ciudad (DEP por sus siglas en inglés) le recuerda...
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A Sweet Science
Una ciencia dulce

In eliminating sugary beverages from their workplace, Union Community Health Center (UCHC) employees are getting some pretty sweet results...

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Keeping Cool
Manteniéndose Fresco

For elders and people who are frail, that’s dangerous news since they are at greater risk for heat-related health problems when...
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Silver Alert

The Yonkers City Police Department has issued a Missing Vulnerable Adult Alert for the disappearance of Joseph Sutera...

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City urges immigrants: Seek aid, use caution
Ciudad insta a los inmigrantes: busquen ayuda, tengan cuidado

We’ve got your back. To those disappointed in the recent decision by a divided Supreme Court that struck down...
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Turning Out Latino Youth Vote? There’s an App for That
¿Buscando participación electoral juvenil latina? Ya hay una aplicación para eso

Immigrants have a lot at stake in this year's presidential campaign, and a new smartphone app aims to help get out the vote on...
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Together, we must, and we can
Juntos podemos

Tenía 24 años cuando ocurrió. Había tenido un día difícil en el trabajo, y mi hija y yo nos dirigíamos hacia nuestro...
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Cutting for a Cure
Corte por una Cura

Sit for snip, stay for the screening. 2016 Cutting for a Cure Health Fair and Marathon will start this Fri., July 15th...
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Donate Today
Done hoy

The American Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood and platelets, urging all eligible donors...
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Care Expanded for HIV-Positive Individuals
Se expande cuidado para individuos con HIV positivo

It's hands-on. All HIV-positive individuals in New York City are soon to become eligible to receive...
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Summer Leisure and Learning
¡Llego el verano! Es hora de diversión y aprendizaje.

Summertime brings opportunities to cheer on friends at neighborhood baseball games, visit a local...
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An RN Rally
Una manifestación de RN

"Con demasiada frecuencia, no son reconocidos por el trabajo que hacen", dijo la defensora pública...
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On periods, a new parity
Atacando al tabú

When Councilmember Julissa Ferreras-Copeland began to press ahead on legislation associated with feminine hygiene products, some began to call her names...
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Pitching in at the Pantry
Día de Dar en la Despensa

Estos padres tomaron el almacén. Para comenzar el inicio del fin de semana de Los Padres, un grupo de padres locales trabajaron para devolverle a la comunidad.
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Talking the Bronx 06.22.2016
Hablando del Bronx 06.22.2016

Learn how to properly install your child’s car seat. Bronx Safety City is offering free car seat inspections Fri., Jun., 24th starting at 1:30 p.m...
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Meal Makers
Fabricantes de Comidas

The city’s Department of Education (DOE) is set to provide free breakfast and lunch to millions of children with its 2016 Summer Meals program...
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Special at Sydelle
Especial en Sydelle

It was the bathtub that did it for Laverne Rogers. Rogers had been living in a shelter for over two years before moving ‎in 2011 to the Lenninger...
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Counting on care
Un circulo de cuidado

Este Día del Padre será uno emotivo para Eddie Paige. Será la primera vez que Paige, residente del Bronx, celebre ser un padre de...
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Talking the Bronx 06.15.16
Hablando del Bronx 06.15.16

Go out to the Bronx Zoo for one last chance to see exotic birds in flight. Macaws, condors, falcons, hawks, vultures and many more birds will fly off stage and over the audience’s head. The presentation, sponsored by Jet Blue, will take place Sat., Jun., 18th...
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Seeking input on insurance increases
Buscando aportación en los aumentos de los seguros

El costo de los seguros de salud está subiendo, pero los consumidores pueden opinar sobre los propuestos aumentos. Las aseguradoras le han...
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A senior moment
Un momento mayor

Delilah Barbosa había comenzado a empacar. Después de residir en el Bronx durante más de seis décadas, la residente de Williamsbridge estaba a...
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Zeroing in on Zika
Examinando el virus Zika

La Dra. Dyan Summers puede haber acabado de recibir su doctorado en la práctica de enfermería, pero hace años, ella estaba a la vanguardia de la...
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Period Process
Proceso del período

The City Council’s legislative push to make free feminine hygiene products readily available in the city’s shelters, public schools and correctional...
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“I’m not alone”‎
“No estoy sola”‎

Kenya German se sentía a gusto. Madre de un niño de cinco años de edad con retraso en el desarrollo, German dice que a menudo lucha con...
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Taking down the “Dirty Dozen”
Bajar los humos a la “docena sucia”

Not on the city's dime. It seems that things are about to get very uncomfortable for some of the city’s worst landlords, who will soon face...
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Men: Time to Get Serious About Health
Hombres: Es hora de tomar en serio la salud

Junio es el mes de la salud de los hombres, la época del año para aumentar la conciencia de los problemas de salud de los hombres que pueden prevenirse...
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Faith as First Aid
Aclamando auxilios

This past Sunday, school was in session. During what was billed a “Weekend of Faith,” First Lady Chirlane McCray led a contingent of leaders from the De Blasio administration...
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Health at Hutch
Salud en Hutch

Montefiore Medical Center’s Hutchinson campus hosted a Health Day fair on May 13. During the daylong event, which was part of the official 2016 Bronx Week calendar, local residents...
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Still Time to Sign your Child Up!
Todavía hay tiempo!

Celebre 140 veranos de servir a los niños de comunidades de bajos ingresos de la ciudad de Nueva York con The Fresh Air Fund. Inscriba a su hijo...
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