Sandra Busutil, 52, is the nutritionist, certified lactation counselor and breastfeeding coordinator of the Women, Infants and Children program (WIC) at NYC Health + Hospitals/Gouverneur. As a… Read more “HEALING GOTHAM: It’s All About Mommy and Baby”
Naomi Rodriguez, 38, is an emergency medical service technician for a private EMS company, caring for patients during transport to emergency rooms or between hospitals. She also… Read more “HEALING GOTHAM: Saving Lives in the Back of the Bus”
Gail Lewis-Williams, 65, has been an addiction counselor for most of her 32-year career. She began as a case manager at Women in Need, a nonprofit helping… Read more “HEALING GOTHAM: Helping People Move Past Addiction”
Xiaohong Zhao, 48, relieves patients’ pain with acupuncture. She also creates herbal medicine formulas. Zhao earned a master program in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) from the… Read more “HEALING GOTHAM: Practicing Acupuncture in Manhattan”
After Mark Gacki, 27, finished his graduate education in biomedical engineering at the University of Southern California he began working in a lab studying and analyzing the… Read more “HEALING GOTHAM: Biomedical Engineer Helps Doctors Apply Research”
Abby Stein, 25, was raised in an Orthodox Hasidic family in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, where she only spoke Yiddish and studied to become a rabbi. When she was 18, her parents arranged her marriage; later, her wife gave birth to their son. After learning English, she divorced her wife and left her faith. In 2014, she enrolled at Columbia University, where she began her gender transition. Today, she is a transgender rights activist.
As talks on a possible ban on nuclear weapons began Monday at the United Nations, around 25 people held a vigil across from the General Assembly building… Read more “U.N. Vigil Calls for Ban on Nuclear Weapons”
Senior citizens are being targeted in phone and mail scams, according to the Better Business Bureau and U.S. Postal Inspection Service of New York. They kicked off… Read more “Mail and Phone Scams Target Seniors”
Japanese food might be popular in the United States, but back home, Western food is overtaking Japanese cuisine. Chefs from Japan are trying to promote their food… Read more “Japanese Chefs Promote Their Food and Culture”
When a new King Kong at Madame Tussauds New York roars, it’s as loud as a Boeing 737 coming in for a landing. The Skull Island Experience exhibit also includes the first-ever wax figure of British actor Tom Hiddleston, who plays Captain James Conrad in the new film.