all stories tagged "Poverty"


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June 26, 2015 9:44 AM | Comments

Neuroscientist and Columbia University assistant professor of pediatrics Kimberly Noble joins anchor Jack Ford to shed light on her recent study, which found a link between poverty and children’s brain size. This week MetroFocus, PBS NewsHour Weekend and NJTV News […]

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June 25, 2015 11:27 AM | Comments
A study published in Nature Neuroscience earlier this year found that children of poor families have smaller brains than affluent children.VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  June 24, 2015 12:02 PM | Comments

On the next edition of MetroFocus: Neuroscientist and Columbia University assistant professor of pediatrics Kimberly Noble joins anchor Jack Ford to shed light on her recent study, which found a link between poverty and children’s brain size. This week MetroFocus, […]

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May 7, 2015 4:48 PM | Comments
NYU associate professor Patrick Sharkey talks about the issue of concentrated poverty and race.VIDEO
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December 18, 2014 2:46 PM | Comments

Why even those above the federal poverty line struggle in New York City, the Department of Defense hopes 3D printing will inspire future engineers, Minerva Tantoco discusses .nyc, the former Manhattan DA and his wife Journalist Lucinda Franks on their new book and the former chairman and CEO of Aris Isotoner Inc.’s glove giveaway.

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Marisa Wong  |  December 18, 2014 2:45 PM | Comments
While the federal definition of poverty is most often based solely on income, here in the most expensive city in America, there is a growing concern that poverty needs to be redefined.VIDEO
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December 15, 2014 11:16 AM | Comments

Why even those above the federal poverty line struggle in New York City, the Department of Defense hopes 3D printing will inspire future engineers, Minerva Tantoco discusses .nyc, the former Manhattan DA and his wife Journalist Lucinda Franks on their new book and the former chairman and CEO of Aris Isotoner Inc.’s glove giveaway.

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Esha Ray  |  May 21, 2014 4:12 PM | 1 Comment

New York City’s Department for the Aging Commissioner Donna M. Corrado lays out her priorities for the city’s fast-growing senior population.

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Kirsti Itameri  |  January 29, 2014 12:26 PM | Comments
What is the state of American poverty today? PBS NewsHour Weekend's Megan Thompson reports on the less visible but growing number of poor in America’s suburbs.VIDEO
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January 24, 2014 2:48 PM | Comments

On the next edition of MetroFocus: the growing problem of poverty in America’s suburbs, an interview with the co-director of POV’s “American Promise” documentary, and sportscaster Len Berman talks to retiring NBA Commissioner, David Stern.

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