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Aging with HIV: A Triumph with Challenges

Nov 28, 2011

Photo by Thomas Perry   Part two of two. For part one on advances in treatment and the changing face of people with HIV and AIDS, go here. Continued from page 1 Complicating the


Top Hospitals Offer Separate and Unequal Care

Nov 03, 2011

Photo by Susan NYC By almost any measure, people of color suffer worse health outcomes than their white counterparts. The contributing factors vary, ranging from lack of access to healthy food


Sex Education in the City

Oct 05, 2011

Photo by Romanna Klee New York City will once again mandate sex education in public schools starting in the spring semester. It is not a moment too soon. One of every four


Citing 'Emergency,' Council Passes Animal Bill

Sep 22, 2011

Photo by Shavon McKinstry The New York City Council yesterday passed a bill that would extend hours at animal rescue centers, seek to reduce the number of feral cats prowling city


Putting Housing Inspectors on the Guards

Sep 09, 2011

Photo by dghilli With the budget passed and the summer over, the City Council yesterday got returned to its regular schedule. But while the fall usually brings a spate of legislation