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More than Just Condoms

by Jeff Coltin
Daskalakis and officials

Dr. Daskalakis and officials, Jeff Coltin, WFUV News

The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene wants more New Yorkers to know they can PrEP themselves against HIV. PrEP, or pre-exposure prophylaxis is a new drug treatment that can be taken by people at a higher risk for HIV, like those who have a partner with the disease.

Yankee Stadium to Shake off Dust of Winter with Soccer

by Jeff Coltin
Yankee Stadium

Cole Camplese, flickr

New York City Football Club has its first game ever in just a couple months - March 15th at Yankee Stadium. That is a couple weeks before the Yankees return to the Bronx. But Dr. Cary Goodman of the 161st Street Business Improvement District, says he does not think the neighbors will mind starting the sporting season early.

Strike A Chord: Girls Share a Precious Time After School

by Jeff Coltin
Life is Precious book

Jeff Coltin

13 year-old Ace comes here almost every afternoon. 
 
"I like it a lot," she said. "I've made tons of friends and they're the kind of people that I know I can rely on."
 
Ace is not her real name. That is being witheld to protect her anonymity. She, and most of the girls at Life is Precious have considered suicide or have hurt themselves.

Still Cool to be a Cop

by Jeff Coltin
Law enforcement explorers at Fordham

Explorers during morning exercises, Jeff Coltin, WFUV News

Police officer has always been one of the coolest professions, up there with astronaut and rock star. But is it still that way in New York City?

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