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Cooking Eggplant and Winning Health Bucks

The city’s Stellar Farmers Markets are the only programs like them for Food Stamp recipients in the nation.

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City Limits: Crackdown on HIV drug black market

City legislators are trying to toughen sanctions for buyers and sellers of HIV medications on the black market.

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Caring for drug users in the South Bronx

Two syringe exchange programs in the South Bronx play an important role in the lives of drug users

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Highbridge tackles childhood obesity

Highbridge tackles childhood obesity

School officials hope learning about health will help young kids make better choices

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Struggling to keep Soundview healthy

Nutrition support from Soundview Health Center saved this Bronx grandmother’s life. With the center under threat of closure, others might not be so lucky.

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Bringing the farm to the Grand Concourse

A Bronx food-share project has reached its membership limit so now organizers are hoping to spread the healthy eating message in other ways, such as the potluck supper, which was made by members using their recent supply of produce.

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Fighting breast cancer in Morrisania

Breast cancer kills over 1200 people in New York every year and still 23 percent of women 40 and older have not had a recent mammogram.

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Research at Montefiore seeks to advance treatment of pancreatic cancer

Research at Montefiore seeks to advance treatment of pancreatic cancer

A new grant is helping researchers at Montefiore and Albert Einstein study the use of nanoparticles to diagnose and treat pancreatic cancer.

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