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Bronx Trauma Nurse Beats COVID-19, Uses Experience to Help Patients

After spending two weeks in a coma with COVID-19, Nurse Rita Esonwune recovered and gained knowledge to become a better nurse.

    Twenty Years After 9/11, Recovery for WTC Survivors Continues

    Three members of the WTC Environmental Health Program share how the renowned clinic has provided health services and support.

      Delivering Twins in COVID-19 Epicenter

      When strange symptoms emerged during pregnancy, Stephanie Collado turned to NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst, where her twin baby girls were delivered safely.

        At Home COVID-19 Vaccination Delivers Dose of Happiness to Young Mia

        Restricted by multiple disabilities, Mia and her family were thrilled she could receive her COVID-19 vaccination in the comfort of her home.

          Intensive COVID-19 Treatment Helps Brooklyn Father Make Miraculous Recovery

          Battling a severe case of COVID-19, Freddy Virola was saved by expert teams at two public hospitals and a lifesaving therapy

            Finding Support to Stay Sober

            Teresa Graham was embarrassed about undergoing detox twice for alcohol addiction but found strength at NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi.

              Benjamin Begins a New Life Chapter

              After struggling for years with depression and mental illness, Benjamin Bretner found support and friendship with the Community Care team.

                Living Healthy with HIV and Loving Herself

                For Annette Perez, finding out her HIV status was the start of a new journey toward living a healthier life.

                  Kicking a 40-Year Smoking Habit

                  With the help of a Smoking Cessation counselor, Joseph Brice quit cigarettes and now hates the smell of smoke.

                    Breast Cancer Survivor Paddles for a Cure

                    After defeating breast cancer with the help of NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst, Leah founded a dragonboat team to support other survivors in Queens.

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