Patients in Mott Haven say they are seeing shorter wait times and quicker care for common illnesses since the opening of a new express clinic at Lincoln Medical Center six months ago.
Sexually transmitted disease rates rose among all age groups in the city, from 452 per 100,000 people in 2014 to 497 per 100,000 in 2016. STD rates per 100,000 among young adults increased from 1,811 to 1,929 in the same period.
The Smallest Mollusk Museum, an interactive mini-museum about the size of a refrigerator, is turning heads in the lobby of Lincoln Hospital, while turning young people onto science through an educational initiative that documents the history of invertebrates.
Some South Bronx residents consider the city’s plan to install syringe disposal boxes in their parks a mixed bag. They know something must be done, but not everyone is sure this is the right approach.
People displaced by extreme weather events caused by climate change have no legal protections, said an attorney at the Sabin Center for Climate Law. In contrast, the captains of industry whose businesses, environmental experts argue, are at the root of these catastrophes in the first place, receive every possible break.