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[VIDEO] A Bronx battleground in a global epidemic

Doctor Meredith Hawkins talks about the Global Diabetes Initiative at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Watch the video Q&A.

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Under new state plan, HIV-patients on Medicaid must enroll in managed care

Many patients fear the change will hurt their wallets-and may even compromise their care.

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Last center standing

Birthing centers around the city have floundered, but not in Morris Heights.

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For immigrant Mexican mothers, obesity is a new threat to their children’s health

Mexican immigrants from Puebla struggle to overcome a sedentary lifestyle and fewer fresh food choices

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The rubber doll bleeds and talks

St. Barnabas Hospital uses mannequins to train medical students and surgical residents.

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Free fitness shapes South Bronx

A local health enthusiast helps Bronx women shape up.

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Why don’t more women sign up for free mammograms?

Only about 3,000 out of 20,000 uninsured Bronx women over 40 use free screening.

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School cafeteria trades burgers for grass-fed beef

At a public school in West Farms, a national movement targets kids’ love of junk food.

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