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100-year-old yoga instructor keeps moving, dancing with no intention of slowing down

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in Hartsdale, a northern suburb of New York City where she leads her classes, Tao Porchon-Lynch said she first encountered the ancient practice at age 7 in her native India. Strolling along a beach, she was transfixed by a group of boys doing yoga poses. More details: https://7ny.tv/2Gp8tsR Video ABC7 NY


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Mayor Bill de Blasio Makes an Announcement About Increasing Access to Health Insurance

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NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Makes an Announcement About Increasing Access to Health Insurance – Mayor de Blasio Makes an Announcement About Increasing Access to Health Insurance NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County Hospital T Building 689 New York Ave Brooklyn, NY 11203 January 22, 2019 .NYC City Hall video

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De Blasio Administration Launches New Initiative to Combat Opioid Epidemic

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The opioid epidemic is a growing crisis that affects not only users, but also their loved ones,” said Mayor Bill de Blasio. “If we’re going to start winning the battle against opioids, we need to start talking honestly about what works and invest in the strategic measures that will stop abuse, break addiction and save lives. HealingNYC is our plan to treat and help those struggling with addiction – and prevent more from falling under the control of these powerful drugs.”

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Can ordinary citizens help fill gaps in U.S. health care? PBS NewsHour video

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In the midst of radical changes in health care policy, some U.S. providers are looking to an unlikely model: Sub-Saharan Africa, where ordinary citizens are trained as medical support for their communities. In the U.S., City Health Works is following suit, using community members to form long-term relationships with patients to fill gaps in care. Special correspondent Sarah Varney reports. PBS NewsHour video

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