Strike a Chord: Autism and the Job Hunt

November 14, 2018
Only 14% of people with autism have jobs that pay. Two initiatives are trying to change that. Job interviews are difficult for everyone. But for some people with autism there's a greater challenge than just saying...

New Exoplanet Hunter launches

April 19, 2018
A new satellite blasts off from Cape Canaveral today, WFUV's Jonathan Woodward has this: TESS, which stands for Transiting Exoplanet Survery Satellite, is designed to look for planets with earth-like...

Laying Backpacks to Fight Silence, Stigma

March 30, 2015
Suicide prevention exhibit comes to FordhamOn a chilly spring day, Fordham University’s Edward's Parade usually lies empty. But it was filled Monday with 1100 empty backpacks—one each for the number of college...

More than Just Condoms

January 13, 2015
NYC PrEP's City against HIVThe 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...

Morning Brief: January 6

January 06, 2015
New York says good-bye to its former governorThe funeral for former New York Governor Mario Cuomo is being held today in Manhattan, following his wake yesterday. A lot of big names in politics attended Cuomo's wake...

Hospitals Prepare for Ebola Scare

October 08, 2014
Concern for the Ebola virus is growing and New York hospitals are preparing for the possiblity of infected citizensThere are now four isolation rooms in Bellevue Hospital reserved specifically for Ebola patients...

Strike a Chord: Urban Health

March 08, 2014
We're focusing in on efforts to improve health in the Bronx. Urban living comes with a lot of advantages, but it also comes with particular challenges. Minority and low income communities in particular are more...