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Melrose »

Legionnaires' Outbreak Worsened By Chronic Health Issues in South Bronx

People with asthma and compromised immune systems are more susceptible to the legionella bacteria.

Hunts Point »

Rikers Jail Medical Provider Let Inmate Die From Diabetic Coma, Suit Says

Carlos Mercado died after lapsing into a coma on Aug. 24, 2013, according to court documents.

Crown Heights »

Crown Heights Native Wants Locals To 'Get Fresh' With New Fitness Program

New endurance program aims to reduce obesity and weight related illness through fun community workouts.

Tremont & East Tremont »

Bronx Clinics Battle Obesity With Bite-Sized Tips in Texts and Ads

The nutrition campaign promotes small steps in the borough with the highest obesity and diabetes rates.

East Harlem »

Harlem Small Businesses Rail Against Bloomberg's Sugary Drink Ban

Locals say the ban will hurt businesses and will not solve the obesity crisis.

Union Square »

City Offers $2 Bonus for New Yorkers Who Use Food Stamps at Farmers Markets

Expanding the 'Health Bucks' program is expected to greatly increase low-income people's produce access.

Central Harlem »

Teens Battle For Top Chef Honors in Harlem

High school students in Harlem participated in a Teen Battle Chef to raise awareness of healthy eating.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Pot-Smoking Diabetic Wins $125K from City After Being Denied Insulin by Police

The woman, arrested for smoking marijuana on the Lower East Side last year, had to be rushed to the hospital after being denied insulin.

Manhattan »

Tracy Morgan to Miss "30 Rock" After Kidney Transplant

Tracy Morgan will miss at least two episodes of the popular NBC comedy after undergoing a kidney transplant.

Manhattan »

Diabetic Man Sues NYPD for Allegedly Denying Him Insulin After His F Train Arrest

A diabetic man is suing the NYPD after he was arrested and allegedly kept from getting an insulin shot for 30 hours.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Construction Begins on New Weill Cornell Medical College Building

Weill Cornell Medical College broke ground on a new $650 million research building at East 69th Street Wednesday. The college hopes the state-of-the-art facility attracts up to 30 top researchers.