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Javier Espinosa had not visited a doctor in 13 years. After crossing U.S.-Mexico border illegally desperate to find work to support his family in
State trooper Paul Richter was lying on the ground, looking up at the man who had just shot him. Death seemed all but certain. The Queens-born Richter had been shot
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The digester eggs at the Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant -- one of the city's many capital projects.
New York City, you have a problem.
In the lobby of the Service Employees International Union Local 32BJ’s lower Manhattan headquarters on Feb. 10, senior citizens with oxygen masks who might lose their closest hospital gathered with
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City health officials have now rolled out a voluntary program to reduce the salt in foods. This follows the ban on transfats, the requirement that many
(Earlier this month, the Bloomberg administration announced a new initiative aimed at encouraging food processors and restaurants in New York and across the country to cut back on salt in
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There’s a type of wind that blows in off the North Shore of Long Island that is not only so sharp and cold it burns your face but
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Enrique Chavez, a native of Lima, Peru, was excited about the prospect of joining his father and sister in the United States in 1991 when his father, a
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Syphilis is caused by the spirochetal bacterium Treponema pallidum.
The solution is not simple, and the cause is even more complex. That's what experts and advocates say about