Health

Change in the Chapters
Cambio en los capítulos

The World Health Organization (WHO) has just released the new International Classification of Diseases, the ICD-11. WHO has the unique...
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#SaveALife campaign aims to help prevent overdoses
Campaña busca ayudar prevenir las sobredosis

With opioid overdoses at an all-time high, the Alliance for Positive Change has created a new campaign to raise funds to provide...
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Diaper Distress
Pena del pañal

La labor de cambiar pañales puede ser estresante para los padres de niños pequeños. Pero para algunos padres, es un estrés no...
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“We need to be doing better.”
“Tenemos que estar mejor.”

The fight continues. The New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) and mental health advocates held rallies at hospitals across the boroughs...
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Bystanders No More
No más espectadores

Verificar. Llamar. Comprimir. Esos son los tres sencillos pasos que los profesionales médicos dicen que pueden ayudar a salvar una vida si alguien...
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15,120 Losses
15,120 pérdidas

“Two suicides in one week?” This is the refrain of the day. Yes, the two high profile suicides this week are tragic. First, we learned the iconic handbag...
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Community News – 06.06.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 06.06.18

Viaje en el tiempo en la biblioteca de Fort Washington el sábado 16 de junio a las 2:00 p.m. La biblioteca proyectará Yours, Mine, and Ours...
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The men in mental health
Los hombres y la salud mental

Men are socialized to be strong. Men don't cry. Society says those with mental disorders are weak, so it's better to keep troubles to ourselves, especially...
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In Fast Form
¿El ayuno ayuda?

If you’re hearing more people tout the benefits of so-called intermittent fasting, you’re not alone. The weight-loss trend — which calls for drastically...
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Hurricane death toll in Puerto Rico tops 4,600: new study
La cifra de muertos por el huracán María supera los 4,600, afirma nuevo estudio

A new study calculated that the number of deaths in Puerto Rico related to Hurricane María could be 70 times higher than the...
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Four Essential Principles
Cuatro principios esenciales

Es esa época del año en los Estados Unidos de nuevo. Los birretes y las borlas que se lanzan en la celebración, bailan en el cielo. Bryan Stevenson...
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Compounding Catastrophe
Empeorando el catástrofe

More than one million. That is the number of applications that have been submitted to the Federal Emergency Management Association...
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