Health

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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