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queens county,, which is coterminous with the borough of queens.


a pair of queens.



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  • when work is not enough: state and federal policies to support needy workers is an excellent resource for anyone who questions the notion that poor women are nothing more than "welfare queens" and who believes instead the more accurate picture that they are hard-working and financially struggling individuals who are attempting to feed and raise their children. i recommend the book strongly. bls.gov

  • “psychological stress may lead to the secretion of pro-inflammatory chemicals — cytokines — in the blood stream,” says rohan arora, md, director of the stroke program at long island jewish forest hills–northwell health in queens, new york. “these chemicals may cause injury to the walls of the arteries, leading to clogged arteries.” everydayhealth.com

  • townsend, george, a representative from new york; born in lattingtown, township of oyster bay, queens county, n.y., in 1769; engaged in agricultural pursuits; elected as a republican to the fourteenth and fifteenth congresses (march 4, 1815-march 3, 1819); died in lattingtown, township of oyster bay, queens county, n.y., august 17, 1844. factmonster.com

  • new york city (nyc) has 62 acute care hospitals throughout its 5 boroughs. the highest ranked healthcare systems in the metropolitan area include new york presbyterian, nyu langone, mount sinai, and north shore (all nationally ranked by u.s. news). while most of the large healthcare systems are based in manhattan, nyu langone and mount sinai have ambulatory care and primary care clinics throughout brooklyn and queens. for veterans, va harbor healthcare system (va nyhhs) has three campuses including medical centers and outpatient clinics in manhattan, bay bridge and queens. speciality care centers include mount sinai kravis children’s hospital, hassenfeld childrens at nyu langone, memorial sloan kettering cancer center and perlmutter cancer center at nyu langone. wherever you are in the city, you will have access to diverse primary and speciality care options. healthline.com

  • after an initial pilot period, the collaborative’s tools and strategies were tested through a randomized trial conducted between april and september 2005. at the beginning of this period, a total of 45 vnsny acute and congregate care service teams throughout the bronx, brooklyn, manhattan, and queens were randomly assigned to control and intervention groups. following the randomized trial, the strategies were spread to the original control teams between february and july 2006, completing the agency-wide implementation of the collaborative. hhs.gov

  • romano went to high school in queens with fran drescher, star of the tv show the nanny. he told a time magazine interviewer in 1999, “we had like 600 kids in our graduating class, so i never met her”… during his run on raymond, romano also made crossover appearances as ray barone on the sitcom the king of queens. infoplease.com

  • drama queens db77628 4 hours 50 minutes by reshonda tate billingsley read by mare trevathan senior year is ending for camille, alexis, jasmine, and angel, and the best news is that they have all been accepted to the same college. but life and love complicate matters and put their dreams for the future at risk. for senior high readers. 2010. loc.gov

  • royal jelly is superfood for bees. every newborn bee eats it for a few days. but bees destined to become queens are fed royal jelly until they're adults. that's why queens are bigger and live longer than other bees. some people say royal jelly is also a superfood for humans and can treat everything from baldness to menopause and arthritis. but claims about royal jelly are more hype than fact. medicinenet.com

  • a second study also found racial disparities: of all 2017 opioid overdose deaths in new york city, 37% were among whites, 28% were among blacks, and 31% were among latinos, reported bennett allen, ma, and colleagues from the new york city department of health and mental hygiene in queens, new york. medpagetoday.com