Health

“This is going to be devastation”
“Esto va a ser una devastación”

Hands off.Hundreds of healthcare workers, waving placards that proclaimed “Hands off Medicaid” and “Save our Healthcare” rallied at Montefiore Hospital in the Bronx...
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Grow Old with Me
Envejece conmigo

Grow old with me...the best is yet to be. A beautiful notion about the journey of increasing years, as penned by the English playwright and poet Robert Browning.
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A Public Disgrace in Public Health
Una desgracia pública en la salud pública

Un millón de neoyorquinos ahora tienen diabetes (un tercio de los adultos tienen pre-diabetes), pero no hay absolutamente ningún plan de la ciudad para el control y la prevención de la diabetes.
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Sugar: How much is too much?
Azúcar: ¿cuánta es demasiada?

The statistics are shocking. The average American consumes 17 teaspoons of added sugar a day — whether from sodas and candies...
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“Normal and Essential”
“Normal y esencial”

Como latina que ha tenido dos abortos, sé de primera mano lo importante que es apoyar abiertamente a las personas que han tenido y tendrán abortos.
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“We stick by the patients”
“Apoyamos a los pacientes”

Duliepre Speranta is staying put. Speranta is a Registered Nurse at NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem, the largest hospital in Central Harlem – and she’s busy.
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Stress in the BX

The Brits say Bronxites are stressed. A new study conducted by a British digital health service says the Bronx is New York’s most stressed-out borough. According to an analysis of 5 million tweets

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Good Grief
Un buen duelo

Asistí a un funeral la semana pasada. La repentina muerte del esposo de mi amiga dejó a su familia y amigos con sueños destrozados y corazones rotos.
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City announces public health plan
Se anuncia plan de salud pública

The city has you covered. New York City will guarantee comprehensive health care to every one of its residents, regardless of ability to pay or immigration status.
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Time to Take Stock
Momento de análisis

Con el inicio de un nuevo año, todos nos involucramos en algún tipo de recuento: hacer un balance de los últimos doce meses y establecer propósitos para aquellos en el horizonte.
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Ways to Wellness
Nuevos pasos hacia el bienestar

Come New Year’s Day, it is no surprise many people choose to reset, aiming to trim their waistlines, get to the gym regularly...
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Keeping the Caretakers
Manteniendo a los cuidadores

Losing just one nurse can cost a hospital up to $100,000 in sunk costs. To combat those losses and help promote job retention, the de Blasio administration...
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