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Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy has the fifth-highest diabetes rate in the city, according to the Department of Health.

Bed-Stuy »

The area also fell into the city's top 10 for high rates of teen births and students missing school.

Crown Heights »

The Department of Health released "health profiles" for every neighborhood in Brooklyn this week.

East Harlem »

The city recognized 21 bodegas around the neighborhood as "Shop Healthy" stores.

Melrose »

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

Hunts Point »

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

Crown Heights »

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

Tremont & East Tremont »

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

East Harlem »

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

Union Square »

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

Central Harlem »

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

East Village & Lower East Side »

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

Manhattan »

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 »

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.