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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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The Zen of Trauma

Kemp reflects on her career of saving lives in the air and on earth.

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A healthy revolution in the school lunchroom

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

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City subsidizes greens for Morrisania

A new grocery store benefits from government incentives.

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Video – Just Missing One Thing

Felix Castro, 17 is a blind student at The Institute for Special Education in the Bronx. He loves playing Goalball, a paralympic game for the blind. The ball has bells in it that make dependency on hearing crucial to win.

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