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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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A Bronx Dozen

A Bronx Dozen

Tired of roses? This Valentine’s Day, the Bronx Ink has you covered.

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An interview with hoops impresario Randy Cruz

Hoops enthusiasts know that they can catch the best summer basketball action in the Bronx at Orchard Beach. Since it first started in 2000, the Hoops in the Sun (HITS) summer league has grown to 10 men’s teams and 26 youth teams and has become one of the premier summer leagues in the city. Randy Cruz, the man behind the league who hosts a weekly online radio show discussing the local and national hoops scene, discussed his hopes and vision for the future this week with Bronx Ink’s Shlomo Sprung.

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In the shadow of stadium, a Yemen-born Yankee vendor waits out winter

By Alex Eriksen
Most of 161st and River Avenue is hibernating. The streets are deserted and the shops are all shuttered. Well, almost all of them.
On the corner of 162nd St. beneath huge portraits of Alex Rodriguez, Derek Jeter, and CC Sabathia, the lights are on in the Yankee Shop.
It’s the only link in a chain of stores on River Avenue to defy winter and remain open.
Abdulla Abdulla, a twenty-one year college sophomore, is behind the counter. “We thought we’d have a lot of customers like last season, it’s not like last season,” he says.
With the season not set to begin until March, and an average of only six customers a day, Abdulla says his father, who runs the store, is tempted to close until the Bronx Bombers return, and with them, the legions of fans and tourists. [more…]

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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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[VIDEO] Bronx smokers fuming over ban

Bronx residents have mixed feelings about the city’s new smoking restrictions.

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With his new school, a Bronx pediatrician looks for another way to keep kids healthy

A look at the man behind the new Health & Science Charter School in Morrisania.

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