Challenges for Teens with Type 1 Diabetes

Ludny Jean-Alcime discusses  how she learned to live with Type 1 diabetes. (Christell Cherenfant) By CHRISTELL CHERENFANT Ludny Jean-Alcime, a freshman at York College in Queens, remembers herself as a pudgy…

Council eyes limits on hookah smoking

By RENEE BEYDA The City Council Health Committee is considering proposed legislation that would limit the use of non-tobacco smoking products in restaurants and prohibit sale of shisha and hookah.…

Mayor: No local danger from Zika

By RENEE BEYDA With fears of the quickly spreading Zika virus growing, Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced that city health officials see no danger from it at this time…