Ebola Epidemic in Africa Fed Prejudice Here

By Gabriel Pariente For over a year, the Ebola virus has spread like wildfire across West African countries like Liberia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, and Mali. To date, it is the worst outbreak…

Balancing college and diabetes

By LOVASHNI KHALKIAPRASAD For most of his childhood, Aanas Mohamed played basketball, a sport he would give up anything  to play.  He was the most active and outgoing child among…

Grade Pending on Restaurant Grades

By MARCO POGGIO Inside a little deli in the little Indian and Bengali enclave of Curry Hill, a Manhattan neighborhood in the East 20’s and 30’s, Mhamud Hasan, the owner,…

Healthy food helps smokers quit

By LAURIE CHERENFANT “That doesn’t belong there,” the doctor said as he looked over the PET scan results. “It’s in your lungs. “Get it out,” Natanaelle Joseph, a 5-foot- 5-inch…

Path to the gluten-free aisle

By LAUREN KEATING My sister was a typical college student who preferred night classes over waking up early and chose greasy fast food over nutritious home cooked meals. She headed…

NYC’s boom in gluten-free foods

By LAUREN KEATING New York City has seen a rise in gluten-free restaurants and bakeries, along with wider selections in supermarkets. Shopkeepers say that eating gluten-free is not just the…

Blood shortage at NY-area supplier

By KIRAN SURY Supplies have fallen to a critical level at the New York Blood Center. Officials say there is less than a one-day supply of O-negative blood, an antigen-free…
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