Health

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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Donor Duty
Deber del donador

La Cruz Roja Americana tiene una necesidad urgente de donadores de sangre y plaquetas. El severo clima invernal desde el 1° de enero...
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Flaw in the fun
Daño en la diversión

Zachary Miller thought he was being a good dad. When shopping with his seven-year-old daughter, Zahirah, a Dora the Explorer backpack caught the child's eye...
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Fitness Firm – and Fair
Póngase firme, a lo justo

Itching to make use of that FitBit gift? Committed to a new healthier lifestyle for 2016? You are not alone. January is the number one month for enrolling in health club memberships...
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A find, to keep in form
Un hallazgo para mantener forma

Be fit, for free.In order to keep more residents in good health and fine form, the city's Parks Department is expanding...
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Forum at the Fort
Foro en el Fuerte

It was the face-off at Fort Washington. The Democratic candidates vying for New York’s 13th Congressional District seat (NY-13) gathered at...
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“Everyone has something to offer”
“Todos tienen algo que ofrecer”

Jane Hidalgo recuerda haberse sentido impotente. Después de una cirugía mayor en julio de 2014, enfrentó un largo período de recuperación. Usaba un cuello ortopédico y...
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Novahlyn la Nueva

She was right on time. The first baby of 2016 born in the Bronx was officially announced as Novahlyn Caraballo, born at NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln at 12:22 a.m. on New Year’s Day.
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Stepping it up
Nueva luz en Lincoln

Esta pared tiene una historia que contar. Salud + Hospitales NYC/Lincoln y Salud + Hospitales NYC/TheFund, el brazo filantrópico del sistema público de salud de la ciudad...
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Start new traditions
Haga espacio para nuevas tradiciones

It seems we're finally realizing that we need to change the way we celebrate during the holidays. According to the New York Times, Americans take almost 1900 fewer steps than usual...
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Going for GuildNet
Elegir GuildNet

GuildNet, el proveedor líder de planes de Cuidado Administrado de la salud Largo Plazo (MLTC por sus siglas en inglés) para neoyorquinos con salud delicada y enfermos...
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Talking the Bronx 12.23.15
Talking the Bronx 12.23.15

Celebrate the five-year anniversary of “Bronx Stories” at the Bronx Museum of the Arts on Fri., Jan. 9th from 6 – 9 p.m. Bronx Stories is an evening of storytelling, poetry and music...
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Dancers’ Delight
Bailarines de deleite

Estaban en punta. El lunes7 de diciembre, los miembros del New York Ballet Theatre (NYTB) visitaron a pacientes del New York-Presbyterian/Hospital Infantil Morgan Stanley...
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Towards a Better Year
Hacia un mejor año

Are you going to make any New Year’s Resolutions this year? You’re not alone. Most of us believe we can do better, and the start of a new year is the...
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I Love the Bronx: Trees ‘R Us
Yo amo el Bronx: ‘Trees ‘R Us’

Eight years ago, city stakeholders had a vision that a million trees could be planted in New York. The initiative, named MillionTreesNYC and organized by the Parks Department...
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Shot callers
Brazos a la obra

They’re rolling up their sleeves – and everyone else’s too. Touro College of Pharmacy (TCOP) students recently participated in the school’s Third Annual...
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HOLIDAY TOY, COAT AND SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE
COLECTA NAVIDEÑA DE JUGUETES, ABRIGOS Y ARTÍCULOS ESCOLARES

A statewide toy, coat and school supplies holiday giving drive to benefit families in need throughout New York...
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Take the Test
Realice la prueba

In honor of World AIDS Day, NYC Health + Hospitals reminds New Yorkers to prioritize their health by getting an HIV test....
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Fitness on the Fly

While flying home for the holidays might lead to joy, the trip itself will likely be anything but. After the long lines and hours of sitting...

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Guilt-Free Holiday Eating
Cómo comer sin culpas en las fiestas

Ahora luego de haber sobrevivido la festividad de Acción de Gracias en familia y con amigos, muchos de nosotros...
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Fowl Territory
Territorio de aves

Acción de Gracias es la comida más grande que muchos cocineros preparan cada año. Su pieza central -el pavo- es el plato más grande...
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“We have to salute them”
“Tenemos que rendirles homenaje”

"Me volví un hombre". Gus Martínez tenía 18 años cuando fue reclutado por la infantería y fue enviado a combatir en la guerra de Corea. Las experiencias fueron duraderas.
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On the Run
En la carrera

Cerca de 3,000 aficionados al béisbol, corredores, marchistas y sobrevivientes del cáncer y sus familiares y amigos participaron en Séptima Carrera Anual Runyon...
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I Love the Bronx: Very Virginia
Amo el Bronx: Corazón en Virginia

I've spent the last week visiting family in Ponce, Puerto Rico.It is always a joy to be back on the island, a very different scene than New York's concrete jungle...
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It’s Not About You. Protect Them.
No se trata de usted, protéjalos.

When you vaccinate against flu, you don't just protect yourself. You protect your family and everyone around you who is vulnerable...
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Emergency Snow Laborers Needed
Se necesitan trabajadores de nieve de emergencia

Early registration has begun for emergency snow laborers for the upcoming snow season. Snow laborers are per diem workers who are called upon to remove snow and ice citywide...
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Countdown Capacity
Capacidad para Countdown

El senador Jeff Klein anunció $50,000 dólares en fondos estatales para el programa Countdown to Fitness en un almuerzo el pasado...
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Give something that means something
Dar algo que significa algo

Blood donations often decline from now to New Year’s Day when holiday festivities pull people away from their donation appointments. Despite the busy holiday season...
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Kicking Cancer
Luchando contra el cáncer

One of the biggest and best surprises I had while undergoing chemotherapy was how physically active I was able to remain.
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Building blocks
Bloques de construcción

Michael Byrne pasó una década viviendo sin un techo sobre su cabeza. "Durante diez años viví en las calles", dijo el hombre de 51...
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Hoax or hit?

Ana Delgado didn’t eat solid foods for a whole month. Instead, she heeded the advice of a friend, who recommended specific weight loss products, that included powders and elixirs. “In a month, I consumed about $1,500 worth of powders,” recalled the Colombian immigrant...

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