Health

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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No car? No cares
¿Sin carro? No se preocupe

Ditch the drive. Lawmakers and transportation advocates are asking residents to imagine a car-free New York.
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Weapon recoveries in public schools on the rise
Recuperación de armas al alza

El número de armas incautadas a estudiantes en las escuelas públicas de la ciudad de Nueva York se disparó un 25 por ciento...
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Hotspots for health
Sabios en la salud

Están enfocándose en mantener la salud en el barrio. Una red regional de salud está tratando de reducir los problemas crónicos de...
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Revival and Recovery
Renacimiento y recuperación

Vélez vive. The Acacia Network (Acacia) is about to restore much-needed health services to the South...
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Hospital summit outlines funding concerns
Cumbre hospitalaria resume preocupaciones de financiamiento

Inminentes recortes a los fondos federales para los hospitales que atienden a un gran número de pacientes de Medicaid...
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Concern y cariño
La pena y las palabras

Angela Baltimore was feeling lost. When her husband passed away in 2011, the Bronx mother was faced with helping her two...
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Grants for Good
Subvenciones de salud

Es más que una inyección en el brazo. $672.9 millones de dólares en subvenciones estatales se han anunciado para 73...
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Annual Uptown Games
Juegos Anuales del Alto

Get laced to race. The Annual Uptown Games, a track and field event for students in grades 3 through 8, are returning to the Armory.
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Raza Relations
Relaciones de raza

Urban has gone National. Urban Health Plan (UHP), a network of community health centers based in the Bronx and Queens...
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Hailing herencia
Clamando herencia

El jueves 25 de febrero, el presidente del condado del Bronx, Rubén Díaz Jr., organizó su celebración anual de...
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Frontline First Aid
Los primeros auxilios

Legislators are seeking to provide teachers with another tool to aid students in the classroom. Assemblymember Marcos Crespo and...
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Vetting school violence
Investigando la violencia escolar

Rates are rising. The number of violent incidents in city schools soared by 23 percent in the last school year – making 2014-15...
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Smoke-Free – and Heart Happy
Libre de humo – y corazón feliz

While we often think of cigarette smoking as causing illnesses such as cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and...
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Stop and Screen
Deténgase y hágase una prueba

En reconocimiento al Mes de la Salud del Corazón en febrero, Stop & Shop está ofreciendo exámenes gratuitos de salud...
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Wellness and Warmth
Bienestar y calidez

Winter has arrived with conviction, and it looks to be sticking around for a while. The answer, however, isn’t just to hang out indoors.
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State expands testing and action against Zika virus
El estado amplía las pruebas y la acción contra el virus Zika

El Departamento de Salud del estado de Nueva York (DOH por sus siglas en inglés) ha ampliado el programa gratuito de...
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Honing in on health
Enfocando en la salud

The doctor was in – for a dialogue. As countries in other parts of the world grapple with the rise of the Zika virus, New York City Health Commissioner...
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Moving at the Museum
Moverse en el museo

Acelerar el ritmo a la ciudad. Es posible que no equipare los museos con actividad física, pero el Museo de la ciudad de Nueva York...
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Free Zika Virus Testing
Prueba gratuita del virus Zika

The New York State Department of Health (DOH) has announced it will offer advanced lab testing for individuals with...
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Home for Hope
Hogar de la esperanza

Una nueva instalación masiva en el Bronx, construida por la Oficina de Salud Mental del estado de Nueva York (OMH por sus siglas en inglés)...
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