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Soundview’s booming juice bar market attracts customers, and some concerns

Juice bars are booming in Soundview even as some medical experts raise concerns about their hidden dangers for diabetics

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Obamacare Fines Set to Hit Bronx Hospitals

Federal health care reform is forcing hospitals nationwide to drive down patient readmission rates — or risk losing Medicare revenue. Here’s a look at why and how Bronx hospitals are responding.

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Three Bronx Polling Locations Changed Due to Sandy

Three polling locations in the Bronx have changed due to Superstorm Sandy, the Board of Elections in the City of New York announced. Residents originally stationed to vote at Locust Point Civic Hall, 4400 Locust Point Drive, will now go to the MTA Throggs Neck Parking Lot, 4260 Throggs Neck Expressway. Voters headed to PS […]

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Bronx Residents Eager to Get Back on the Subways

Bronx residents have been hard hit by the lack of transportation in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

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Before, During and After: Bronxites React to Hurricane Sandy

Bronx residents uploaded pictures, videos and personal reactions to Hurricane Sandy on social media.

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After Sandy, Hunts Point’s Low Lying Areas Struggle with Flooding

Sandy struck hard in the East Bronx, home of the region’s largest food distribution market.

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Will New WIC Rules Mean Healthier Bronx Kids?

WIC was first created to provide emergency milk and cheese to hungry children of low-income Americans. It now provides expert nutritional advice and vouchers for fresh produce. Is it working?

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West African Patients Lost in Translation

Before the Diaspora Clinic opened, health workers at the Martin Luther King Hospital found that many patients who speak minority languages ended up in emergency rooms.

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