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About half of high school kids in New York City have had sex. Roughly one in five female students admits she did not use protection the last time. Over 50
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
Young mothers whisk by pushing baby strollers heading toward the pediatric floor at the Gouverneur healthcare facility on the outskirts of Manhattan's Chinatown.
Even on a slower than usual Monday, mothers
From the moment the footagefrom the infested Taco Bell aired, the rat story had legs. Tourists came to gawk and have their pictures taken at the Greenwich Village restaurant where
Joseph Endico doesn't remember the sound of the rope snapping. He
doesn't remember seeing his harness give way, or feeling his head hit
the ledge of the window as he fell three
Many New Yorkers apparently have been keeping their new year’s resolutions
to live healthier lives. And their resolve has produced results. The city health
department recently released figures
Swiveling on a stool behind the wood counter at the hair salon
she works, Leandra Stewart pats her flat belly. For the last few
years she has had cramping