Staff members at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center eagerly signed up for Korean classes in a bid to better serve and communicate with the Korean patients who use the hospital, Korea Daily reports.
Drawing from the loss of her son, Heather Won Choi conceived the children’s book “Eugene’s Unsuspecting Journey” with a message of instilling courage in kids, reports Korea Daily. She read from her book to children and donated copies in English and Korean to the Queens Library.
Community activists want the city to require environmental impact statements from businesses located in the South Bronx, The Hunts Point Express reports.
Following a number of arrests in connection with Chinese maternity tourism in California, World Journal reports in a series of articles on more than 40 “maternity hotels” in New York City.
In this video, Prince Thompson, who came here from Liberia for back surgery and was forced to remain because of the Ebola outbreak, reflects on his circumstances and life in Little Liberia.
The Korean Graduate Students Association at NYU gave dental and other health consultations to seniors to thank the first generation for the struggles they endured to settle in the U.S., reports Korea Daily.
NYPD officers, a private investigator, and a Jewish center representative advised parents from the Russian-speaking community in South Brooklyn on how to combat drug abuse among teens, reports Russkaya Reklama.
A bill before the City Council would help to promote greater “waste equity” and relieve three neighborhoods – the South Bronx, North Brooklyn and Southeast Queens – of the heavy waste processing burden they carry for the city’s trash, reports New York Environment Report.
In this episode of CUNY TV’s “Independent Sources”: The president’s executive action could provide health care to hundreds of thousands of immigrants in NYS; the not-so-radical roots of Boko Haram; and a festival celebrating Black independent filmmakers.
Enterococcus italicus, a harmless bacterium found in Italian cheeses, has been discovered on the turnstiles of Bay Ridge subway stations, suggesting a persistent Italian influence in the neighborhood, reports The Brooklyn Paper.
World Journal speaks to a cosmetic surgeon and Chinese students to get their take on eyelid surgery and other procedures on the rise in local Asian communities.
At a briefing in the Bronx, the NYC Health Department recently promoted greater awareness of pre- and post-HIV exposure treatment among primary care doctors and patients, Norwood News reports.
This week on CUNY TV’s “Independent Sources”: Encouraging black women to exercise and eat healthy; a school lunch delivery service in Manhattan; and exploring ethnic diversity through food trucks and a walking tour.
El Diario interviewed Dominicans about proposed changes in the abortion law in the Dominican Republic, which is being debated by the country’s Congress.
Changing demographics in Bensonhurst require that paramedics communicate with residents in many different languages, and volunteers are beginning to help.