Health

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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Trikes for Tots
Bebés en bicicletas

On a roll.

They were babes on bikes. Abriella T. beamed as she raced her tricycle. "This is fun," said the five-year-old as she pedaled past. But it was not all fun and games.
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Bringing the noise to Barnabas
Llevar ruido a Barnabas

This gem was jamming. Music filled the sun-soaked scene at St. Barnabas Hospital’s Rehabilitation and Continued Care Center on Thurs., May. 12th as the St. Joseph School Band...
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Talking the Bronx – 05.18.16
Hablando del Bronx- 05.18.16

Explore los recovecos del antiguo sendero del Acueducto Croton el sábado 21 de mayo de 9 a.m. a 4 p.m. Vaya bajo tierra al túnel de ladrillo...
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Rangers Take You to the River
Remando juntos

New York City is surrounded by water, yet we tend not to spend much time actually on it. But take my word for it: the water is there...
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On the beat
Al ritmo

It’s medicine on the move. Planned Parenthood of New York has launched a Bronx campaign pushing HIV prevention for women...

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Linked in loss
Ligadas en el lamento

Sofia Russo endured another painful Mother’s Day this year. The memory of her young daughter’s death after being struck by a...
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Power to the Parents
Poder para los padres

Sofía Nivar tuvo brillo en el cerebro. "Hay tantas gemas en nuestra propia comunidad", dijo. "Y a veces ni siquiera lo sabemos".
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Developing DACA
DACA en desarrollo

Comiencen a correr la voz. La Oficina del Alcalde para Asuntos de Inmigración (MOIA por sus siglas en inglés) se ha asociado con la...
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Coming together for clean power
Uniéndose por la energía limpia

He knows how to work a spotlight. Now, award-winning actor and environmentalist Mark Ruffalo wants to cast the focus on clean power in New York.
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Watch Your Mouth
Cuide su boca

El cáncer oral es uno de los cánceres de más rápido crecimiento actualmente. Según la Sociedad Americana del Cáncer, más de....
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Built to Bond
Construir para crear lazos

Tiffany Challenger is one teenager looking forward to Mother's Day weekend. The 14-year-old has carved out some special time with...
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Carding for care
Tarjeta con nueva trama

This hook-up is for health. The city has announced it is adding even more benefits for IDNYC cardholders, this time to improve access to...
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The Importance of Healthy Eating
La Importancia de Comer Saludable

Las enfermedades cardiovasculares son la principal causa de muerte en los Estados Unidos y causa una significativa carga en nuestro sistema de salud.
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Demand in Denim
Demanda en mezclilla

“I am not invisible.” Gina Simo spoke firmly, adding, “It’s time for healing.” The teacher, a survivor of sexual abuse, came with friend Heidi to an April 27 rally at...
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Efforts for Ecuador
Esfuerzos por Ecuador

When a 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook Ecuador on April 16, leaving more than 650 people dead and over 12,000 injured, rescuers from eight countries mobilized to help with relief efforts.
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Connecting to care
Conectando con el cuidado

Fue algo como un regreso a casa para Herminia. La vicealcaldesa de Salud y Servicios Humanos -y nativa del Bronx- Herminia Palacio...
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Birthday for Boricua
Cumpleaños de Boricua

When Boricua Community Health Center opened in the Morrisania section of the Bronx last April, it brought much needed...
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Silver Alert: Jose Aguasvivas

Silver Alert issued 4/16/16 at 4:25 AM. The NYPD has issued a Silver Alert for the disappearance of Jose Aguasvivas, a 67-year-old Hispanic male from the Woodstock area of The Bronx, suffering from schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

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Clinton calls on NAN
Llamado de Clinton a la NAN

It is time that we stood up to systemic racism in all of its forms,” said Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, speaking at the 25th Annual Convention of the National Action Network (NAN) on April 13.

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Striving to Thrive
Mejorando la salud mental

Se estima que uno de cada cinco neoyorquinos adultos experimenta un trastorno de salud mental en un año determinado.
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Pledge Plan
Plan de promesas

Entre en la zona. En un esfuerzo por crear un ambiente modelo, los empleados del Centro de Salud Comunitaria Union...
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Silver Alert: Mien Nguyen

A Silver Alert has been issued for Mien Nguyen, an 83-year-old Asian female from the area of University Avenue and West 167th Street in The Bronx. Description: 5'5" tall and 150lbs Last Seen: Approximately 10:00 PM on 4/2 near University Avenue and West 167th Street in The Bronx.

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Going high for health
Escalando las alturas por la salud

They’re going to hit the wall. Children at the Bronx House community center will soon be ascending toward a healthier lifestyle...
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The Miss at Montefiore
La Señorita en Montefiore

La Señorita Nueva York Serena Bucaj se reunió con pacientes jóvenes el martes 15 de marzo en el Hospital...
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The Minimum is Moral
El mínimo es moral

Every year, the top hedge fund managers make over a billion dollars each for betting on the stock market. New York has more hedge funds...
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NYC Health + Hospitals recognized for LGBTQ care
NYC Salud + Hospitales reconocido por el cuidado LGBTQ

They are getting it done, de veras. The New York City Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (NYCHCC) celebrated its 10th...
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Making the case with CAPP
El caso CAPP

El número de casos reportados de abuso infantil está en aumento en los Estados Unidos. En el año 2013, un estimado de...
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Fight to the Finish
Ayuda para acabar con el SIDA

Fund and finish it. Activists and leaders in the AIDS community are imploring Governor Andrew Cuomo to add funding in...
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