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Bronx & Harlem: Let's Talk About Sex

The goal of the event is to step up fight against HIV/AIDS & STDs in hard-hit neighborhoods of Harlem and Bronx.

Psychological Evaluations For NYPD Officers

Bronx Assemblyman Eric Stevenson wants patrol officers in New York City to undergo psychological testing....
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New Campaign Against Teen Pregnancy

The Department of Health is hoping a new initiative will help curb teen pregnancy in the South Bronx....
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Grape Seed Extract Kills Head & Neck Cancer Cells

Head and neck cancer, the 6th most common malignancy among men worldwide, kills close to 12,000 Americans every year....
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Carbon Monoxide Scare In Bronx

High levels of carbon monoxide forced the evacuation of an apartment building in the Fordham section of the Bronx Monday. ...
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Bone Marrow Drive For Bronx College Student

A young Bronx man is hoping someone in the community can help save his life....
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Bronx Health Facility Work Underway

Spector Group announced that construction is underway on a new $350 million medical campus at 1500 Waters Place in Bronx....
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HHC, Hear Our Concerns!

Cuts, privatization of services, and lack of funding are disproportionately imposed on this poor and working community of color....
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Concerned Dental Care Holiday Charity

The holiday season is always known as the season of giving. It just so happens that Bronx Dentist, Dr. Jay Fensterstock got started a little early....
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Man Up. Get Vaccinated.

City College of New York (CCNY) advertising workshop students and the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center have partnered in an effort to raise awareness of the human papillomavirus (HPV) and its alarming rate of increase among sexually active men and women, in light of November being the Sexual Health Month....
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Free Stay Well Exercise Classes

Several of the public libraries in the East Bronx would like to offer free weekly Stay Well Exercise classes, designed for adults 60 and over....
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"Heading" In Soccer Is Damaging

Using advanced imaging techniques and cognitive tests, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and Montefiore Medical Center, the University Hospital and academic medical center for Einstein, have shown that repeatedly heading a soccer ball increases the risk for brain injury and cognitive impairment. The imaging portion of the findings was presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago....
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An Attitude Of Gratitude Has Tangible Health Benefits

Gratitude originates from the Latin word gratus which means “thankful”. Thanksgiving Day is often viewed as a time of family gathering, the practice of conscious gratitude, and often overindulgence in food. What many people don’t realize is that the daily practice of conscious gratitude and thanksgiving has tangible health benefits....
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Cancer Detection & Man’s Best Friend

Dogs are loyal, playful, loving and sometimes cute as a button. It’s no wonder we love them (some of us more than others, to be sure). ...
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African-American Men Shortchanged

Prostate cancer continues to remain the leading cause of cancer in men in the United States. Over 30 thousand men are estimated to die of prostate cancer this year alone. Also, for reasons that are not completely understood, African-American men are 60% more likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer and 2.5 times likely to die of the disease....
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Highbridge Tackles Childhood Obesity

At 8:15 am Thursday, nearly 30 4th graders sent mini tremors through P.S. 73. ...
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Tirado Distillery Tasting Fights Cancer

The first distillery in the Bronx since prohibition, Tirado Distillery, Inc., would like to invite the public to a tasting event benefitting the National Breast Cancer Foundation....
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Vaccine May Prevent HPV Related Anal Cancer

Just days after the U.S. Government recommended that young men be vaccinated against human papillomavirus infection (HPV), a new study shows that such a vaccination may prevent the development of anal cancer....
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Get Vaccinated Before Flu Season

The office of the New York City Mayor issued the following news release:...
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Concourse Rehabilitation & Nursing Center

Concourse Rehabilitation & Nursing Center is a unique, intimate facility where patients are known by name. Smiles and friendly greetings are exchanged all the time. ...
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Health Fair At The Bronx River Community Center

NYC Department of Youth & Community Health, Corner Stone and Children's Arts & Science Workshops invite you to
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MTA Faces Lawsuit Over Lack Of Elevator For Disabled Subway Riders In Bronx

The MTA is involved in a struggle over subway renovations. The U.S. attorney’s office has joined a lawsuit over the lack of an elevator for disabled riders.
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Johnson & Johnson Talc Mesothelioma Trial To Begin In New Brunswick, NJ

Nearly a year and a half ago, Stephen Lanzo III, 46, of Verona, was diagnosed with mesothelioma, a deadly cancer of the lung linings, according to court papers.

Mold Inside NYCHA Building Making Kids Sick, Mom Claims

A Bronx mother says mold and other hazards inside of a NYCHA building are making her children sick.
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Mobile Veteran Medical Center Opens

A mobile medical unit specializing in the health and wellness of veterans has opened its doors to the public.
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Congressman Joseph Crowley Visits the Institute’s Center For Counseling In Bronx

Yesterday, U.S. Representative Joseph Crowley visited our Center for Counseling at Frisby Avenue in Bronx.

Two Years After NYC’s Worst Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak, Experts Call For Further Scrutiny

In 2015, two major Legionella bacteria outbreaks were reported in Bronx. In January of that year, eight people in the borough’s Co-op City public housing complex tested positive for Legionnaires’ disease. But it was a prelude to a far more dangerous outbreak that hit South Bronx in July and August, killing 12 people and sickening 120.
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State Funneling $10m Into Bronx To Help The Borough’s Heroin Addicts

The state is providing a $19 million boost to drug addiction treatment programs in Bronx and around the state, Gov. Cuomo announced Wednesday.
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Dementia Incidence On The Decline

The incidence of dementia may be declining, new research suggests.

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acquired Bronx.com in March, 2005 and manages the The Bronx Times.™ content and operations since as the neswpapers' owner and founding editor. Alongside with managing The Bronx Times.™, its owner worked in the area of corporate finance for Christie's New York, Prada, Pfizer, Deutsche Bank, Fortis Bank and BNP Paribas. At Moody's Investors Service and Deutsche Bank he worked in the areas of structured products revenue accounting and asset management, respectively. At Fortis Bank he worked in the area of product control for the structured credit origination and trading deask. At BNP Paribas the owner worked as a trading assistant at the bank's flow fixed income trading desk. He began his entrepreneurial career at age 17 in Sofia, Bulgaria, EU, where he established his private educational advising agency Endeavour, providing service to local students interested in continuing their education abroad, and particularly in the US.. The owner received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania in the Spring of 2002. He graduated Cum Laude with a major in Finance.