Although the FDA announced a ban on cilantro imported from the state of Puebla, Mexico, some New York Mexican restaurants still use it, Diario de México reports.
The Brooklyn Kidney Center in Park Slope is slated to close, and patients worry about where they will receive care, writes Brooklyn Daily Eagle.
With the emergence of new cases of MERS in Korea slowing considerably in recent weeks, Koreans in the U.S. are once again making plans to visit Korea, travel agents in the New York area told The Korea Times.
African-American leaders of the LGBT community want more resources and attention devoted to them in the state’s plan to end AIDS by 2020, reports Gay City News.
Yoga aficionados sought inner peace June 21 in yoga sessions across the city, including ones at Times Square, the United Nations and a Hindu temple in Flushing, reports News India Times.
As cases of MERS continue to be reported in Korea, groups from New York that had been planning home visits during the next couple of weeks are cancelling, while those with trips scheduled for August are still on schedule for now, The Korea Times reports.
Neurologist Olajide Williams turned to the beats and lyrics of hip hop artists to convey important messages to kids about how to be healthy; the program is now used across the country and overseas.
Local Koreans who recently visited Korea report fearful reactions from co-workers and others, reports The Korea Times.
Eric Glisson has big plans for his Bronx business, Fresh Take Juice Bar, which he started after serving nearly 18 years for a crime he didn’t commit.
Immigrant parents say they support the education department’s recent decision to allow condom demonstrations in high school classrooms, reports El Diario.
AIDS activists met with city health officials to ask that more be done to replace services lost when the sexually transmitted diseases clinic in Chelsea was closed for renovations in March, Gay City News reports.
Asian-American poets Monica Ong and Wo Chan read works concerning issues often silenced in their communities, at the “So Fukien Poetic” poetry reading in Dumbo. SinoVision attended the event at Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop.
A look at efforts to expand health care access to undocumented immigrants in NYC, and a documentary on the little-known enclave of “Little Spain” on West 14th Street, are part of this week’s episode of “Independent Sources” from CUNY TV.
Public Advocate Letitia James spoke outside City Hall in support of the City Council bill, which would require nail salons to register with the Health Department, reports Queens Courier.
Pieta House, a self-harm and suicide prevention center in Ireland, will open a New York location in Queens this September, reports Irish Central.