Opinion

Get the Facts on the Flu
Los mitos y las realidades sobre la gripe

The coughing, the sneezing, the body aches, a fever, and often with chills: they are all the signs that you are the latest victim of the influenza.
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Working to wellness
Trabajar para el bienestar

La obesidad infantil es uno de los problemas de salud más urgentes que enfrentan nuestras comunidades y familias. Casi uno de cada tres niño...
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Tearing down the Taboos

Miguel was working full-time and studying in college. He was 25 years old. The single parent of a 7-year-old, he was trying to rekindle his relationship with the child's mother and hoped to rebuild their family. Sometimes at work, he would joke that after he had passed away, he wanted to be remembered as...

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Housing for those that need it most

Vivienda para quienes más la necesitan

Vivienda para quienes más la necesitan

Asumir los aumentos de alquiler es un problema importante para nuestra comunidad y obliga a muchos residentes del Bronx...
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Summer Eye Hazards
Los Peligros del Verano para los Ojos

Two of the most often overlooked body organs are the eyes. If you want to live a healthy life overall, you must learn how to keep...
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Safe in the Sun
Seguridad bajo el sol

As we move into summer, families will spend more time outdoors. Exposure to the sun's harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays increases the risk of skin...
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Celebrating the contributions of Puerto Ricans
Celebrando las Contribuciones de los Puertorriqueños

When you hear the song “¡Qué Bonita Bandera!” on the streets, you know that the biggest Latin celebration of this city is upon us. The National Puerto Rican Day Parade floods the Fifth Avenue with red, white and blue flags...
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Healing Right
Sanar de forma adecuada

Although warmer weather means more outdoor activities, it can also mean more scrapes, cuts and scratches. Whenever your skin is injured — whether by falling off of a bike or tripping over a ball — a scar may form...
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How to Have a Healthy Baby
Cómo tener un bebé saludable

El deseo natural de todo padre es tener un bebé saludable. Pero, desafortunadamente, no siempre sucede. Aproximadamente 120,000 bebés en...
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On a Mission
La misión comercial a Cuba

As the son of an immigrant from the Caribbean, the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, it is with great hope that I envision the transformation of the U.S.-Cuba...
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Restoring the faith in justice
Restaurar la fe en la justicia

This week, Judge William Garnett of the State Supreme Court ruled against my office’s request to unseal the grand jury minutes in the Eric Garner case.
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Surveying New York, in 7
Encuestando a Nueva York

New York City’s long-term plan is updated every four years, and Mayor Bill de Blasio will offer the newest version, PlaNYC, on Earth Day, April 22. The idea, according to a statement...
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