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Date unknown. Image courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration / New Deal NetworkWPA Nurses assisting patients at Rikers. The original caption read "The New York City institutions have
When Catalina Martinez of Ridgewood walks into a pharmacy to get a prescription, the task may not be as easy as it seems.
Beyond the long lines and their physician's
Dally Sanchez spent her adolescence getting "treatment" - and the memories still sting: As a traumatized incest survivor, she recalls dealing with a social worker who couldn't talk to her
When the newly renovated northern end of
Hall Park officially reopened in October, organizers planned a celebration
complete with performances on the freshly cut lawn. But, said Skip Blumberg,
About 1 million pigeons make their homes in New York City mating for life, nesting
on windowsills, swooping down for scraps of food and leaving droppings on the
of high school kids in New York City have had sex. Roughly one in five
female students admits she did not use protection the
A mural in Greenpoint, Brooklyn
If you are like me, you missed an amazing bit of data buried in a New York Times article about the widening gap between the
New York City is a world of infinite decisions: Japanese or
Vietnamese, a ball game or the opera and the subway or a cab.
Some decisions, though, involve more serious matters.
When Edward Shaw was diagnosed with the human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, in August 1988, he thought it was a death sentence. But now, the burly, 66-year-old resident of the
In New York State until 1970, abortion was considered homicide unless the procedure was to save the life of a pregnant woman. Then three years before the Supreme Court decision