by Allan Appel | Sep 12, 2014 5:56 pm | Comments (2)
Some $5.4 million in new federal money is coming to town to continue to combat infant mortality citywide and to reduce glaring ethnic and racial disparities in birth outcomes.
by Babz Rawls-Ivy | Sep 11, 2014 1:14 pm
This article originaly appeared in the Inner-City News, where Babz Rawls-Ivy is the managing editor.
James Rawlings is on a serious mission ... to raise awareness of Sickle Cell Disease.
by Paul Bass | Sep 8, 2014 8:05 am
A reporter dumped on a politician Sunday.
So what else was new?
by Jordi Gassó | Aug 6, 2014 12:22 pm | Comments (1)
Emily Valdez, 5 years old with pigtails and iridescent eyes the size of quarters, doesn’t care for cauliflower. Nor broccoli, or chicken, even. A certain red and pulpy fruit is her favorite.
by Paul Bass | Aug 6, 2014 8:12 am | Comments (12)
To find proof of why the government needs to force food labels to list “teaspoons” instead of “grams” of sugar, Marlene Schwartz set off in the aisles of Romeo & Cesare.
by Staff | Aug 5, 2014 10:50 am | Comments (2)
The Crossroads substance-abuse-recovery facility in West Hill has agreed to pay the state $2,500 and make major changes in operations in response to a host of violations, including two unauthorized boozy rides of clients to the voting polls.
by Arielle Levin Becker | Jul 31, 2014 12:00 pm | Comments (1)
Tom Foley, the leading Republican candidate for governor, has a vision for helping people with mental illness: finding more of them beds in long-term institutional care.
by Allan Appel | Jul 30, 2014 12:17 pm
With a rectangle of surgical tape still visible at the clavicle from her second treatment for pancreatic cancer, Louise Dechesser paused at a photograph of rippling water and pronounced it “interesting and peaceful.”
by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 28, 2014 3:01 pm | Comments (12)
After a Medicare Advantage plan abruptly dropped him and hundreds of other physicians, Dr. Steven Wolfson tearfully said goodbye to patients of 30 years and offered some final advice: Don’t get sick.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 15, 2014 3:06 pm | Comments (2)
“Strong is sexy! And I am sexy, baby!” shouted the women in Mubarakah Ibrahim’s early morning “boot camp” exercise class. By fall, more women may be shouting those phrases—in free classes at a new not-for-profit gym in Newhallville.