Health

Sipping Season
Temporada de beber a sorbos

A medida que la temporada trae una ola de frío, nuestro pensamiento se dirige a las pequeñas maravillas cálidas, y las sopas y guisos...
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Drives to Save Lives
Campañas para salvar vidas

It takes just one hour. New York Blood Center (NYBC) will host nearly 100 blood drives across the greater New York area during the week...
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“Some continue to give all”
“Algunos continúan dando todo”

17 years ago, when terrorists attacked the World Trade Center firefighters and first responders across New York City did as they always do – raced...
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Top Tech
Tecnología superior

Nivel 1 conoce a 3T. La tecnología más moderna de resonancia magnética (MRI, por sus siglas en inglés) llegará a NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln...
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Just for Fun
Cosa de juegos

Traditionally, we have described play as an activity that we pursue for its intrinsic enjoyment and recreation rather than for any...
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Tap takes Top
El grifo se la gana

A beber. Recientemente, el agua del grifo de la ciudad fue galardonada con el primer premio en el concurso Prueba...
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“Super-Adults” in the spotlight
“Súper adultos” en el centro de atención

These seniors surpassed expectations. The Acacia Network recently hosted its annual Seniors Conference at the New York Hilton...
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Care on the whole
Un cuidado total

Están construyendo para el bienestar. La Universidad Yeshiva expandirá su clínica pública de salud mental ubicada en el campus de la...
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Hurricane Maria death toll officially upped to nearly 3,000
El número de muertos por el huracán María aumentó oficialmente a casi 3,000

El gobernador de Puerto Rico elevó la cifra oficial de muertos por el huracán María de 64 a 2,975, luego de un estudio independiente realizado por...
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Lessons on Lying
Lecciones sobre mentir

Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani's Meet the Press statement that "truth isn't truth” went viral recently. His assertion raised questions about...
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The Disadvantages of Drinking
Las desventajas de beber

Desde una cerveza en un juego de pelota hasta una cata de vinos con amigos, el alcohol es una parte habitual de la vida de muchos estadounidenses...
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A myth no more
No más un mito

Las palas estaban fuera, y también las sonrisas. Funcionarios de la ciudad y partes interesadas de la comunidad se reunieron el lunes ...
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Lyme Disease and Mental Health
La enfermedad de Lyme y la salud mental

Abundan las alegrías del verano: sol, vacaciones, andar en bicicleta, nadar y caminar. Todas cosas buenas para nuestra salud mental...
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Screen Test
Exámenes de cáncer de piel

The experts at Memorial Sloan Kettering recommend regular skin cancer screenings, which can detect skin cancer and precancerous growths early…
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The Dangers of E-Cigarettes
Los peligros de los cigarrillos electrónicos

While teen cigarette smoking rates have been on the decline in New York City (NYC) and New York State (NYS), there is a new trend on the rise...
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Bondad en Bayamón

Miembros de la Red Acacia se unieron a sus colegas y socios en Bayamón, Puerto Rico para ser anfitriones de La Feria de Salud el pasado sábado...
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Talking the Bronx – 08.08.18
Hablando del Bronx – 08.08.18

Vea el mundo con una luz completamente nueva en el Centro Bibliotecario del Bronx el sábado 11 de agosto a las 2:00 p.m. Nancy Wolk, científica...
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Whip it Up: Avocados and Açai
Bátalos: aguacates y açai

It is smart to look for easy opportunities to maximize our quality of life as we age. Stocking your kitchens with more avocados is one way to...
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Free State Swim Program is Open
Programa gratuito de natación está abierto

‘Tis still the season of swim. The Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (State Parks) has announced the annual free Learn-to...
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Nurses nab settlement in discrimination case
Enfermeras alcanzan acuerdo en caso de discriminación

The taxing takes its toll. After a decade of litigation, the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) has announced the settlement of...
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Care Cafés
Un duelo común

City Councilmember Ritchie Torres and Yeshiva University's Wurzweiler School of Social Work have announced a series of mental health...
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Plugged in at play
Conectados sin cesar

Summer is typically when workers who get paid vacation take time off to relax and recharge. But according to a new survey from the...
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“Planning with purpose”
“Planificación con propósito”

It was a fresh start at St. Ann’s. FreshDirect held a ribbon-cutting on July 17 for its new state-of-the-art facility in the South Bronx. The online grocer...
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More than 800 NYCHA kids tested positive for lead, city admits
Más de 800 niños de NYCHA dieron positivo para plomo, admite la ciudad

As many as 820 children in New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) developments tested positive for elevated levels of lead in recent years...
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Protect our Physicians
Proteger a nuestros médicos

June 30th marked the one-year anniversary of a fatal shooting at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital in my district. One patient and multiple physicians...
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A Supreme Concern
Una preocupación suprema

This was a big week for the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS). Not only did the Court rule on Trump v. Hawaii, also known as...
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A Safer Slumber
Un sueño más seguro

Marlene Catana always kept her baby close. In fact, for the first few months of his life, she slept with Julian, now 15 months old, in the same...
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Talking the Bronx – 07.04.18
Hablando del Bronx – 07.04.18

Gaze upon new images at the Bronx Documentary Center (BDC) on Sat., Jul. 14th at 7:00 p.m. Photographer Carlos Villalón will present his...
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#SaveALife campaign aims to help prevent overdoses
Campaña busca ayudar prevenir las sobredosis

With opioid overdoses at an all-time high, the Alliance for Positive Change has created a new campaign to raise funds to provide...
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Diaper Distress
Pena del pañal

La labor de cambiar pañales puede ser estresante para los padres de niños pequeños. Pero para algunos padres, es un estrés no...
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New marijuana arrest policy announced
Se anunció nueva política de arresto por marihuana

La concejala Diana Ayala estaba teniendo un momento de cerrar un ciclo el pasado martes 19 de junio. Mientras estaba sentaba...
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“We need to be doing better.”
“Tenemos que estar mejor.”

The fight continues. The New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) and mental health advocates held rallies at hospitals across the boroughs...
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The Pionera on Prospect Avenue
La pionera de la avenida Prospect

Sus propios hijos la llamaban Mujer Maravilla. Kerry Connolly reía entre lágrimas mientras leía en voz alta: "Nunca dejarás a la gente del Bronx...
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Pelosi at Palisade‎
Pelosi en Palisade‎

The Leader was local. Democratic Minority Leader and former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi stopped by the Hebrew Home at Riverdale on Mon., June 4 to tour the...
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In Fast Form
¿El ayuno ayuda?

If you’re hearing more people tout the benefits of so-called intermittent fasting, you’re not alone. The weight-loss trend — which calls for drastically...
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Hurricane death toll in Puerto Rico tops 4,600: new study
La cifra de muertos por el huracán María supera los 4,600, afirma nuevo estudio

A new study calculated that the number of deaths in Puerto Rico related to Hurricane María could be 70 times higher than the official estimate. The study...
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