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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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Dr. Meredith Hawkins

[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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