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16 Reasons Why Working In LA Is Way Healthier Than New York

The Huffington Post | Sasha Bronner | Posted 06.20.2014 | Healthy Living

Los Angeles is often thought of as teeming with movie stars, frustrated drivers and movie agents screaming into their cell phones. New Yorkers tend to...

The True Impact of Obamacare (When it Works)

Dan Lambert | Posted 01.25.2014 | New York
Dan Lambert

Eventually, when it works, the Affordable Care Act will increase enrollment by the millions. Visitors to nearly topped 10 million in the first week alone, and demand is still quite high.

Cuomo Declares Public Health Emergency To Combat Flu

Reuters | Posted 03.14.2013 | New York

Jan 12 (Reuters) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo declared a public health emergency on Saturday, giving pharmacists permission to administer flu va...

New Body Piercing Law In NY

Posted 07.31.2012 | New York

Younger than 18-years old and seeking a body piercing? If you're in New York, that rebellious past time just got a tad more difficult. Thanks to a...

Bloomberg Loves Breastfeeding, Asks Hospitals To Change Baby Formula Protocol

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 08.18.2012 | New York

Starting in September, Mayor Bloomberg's push to encourage breastfeeding will incorporate a new program urging hospitals to keep baby formula under lo...

LOOK: New Yorkers React To Bloomberg's Soda Ban Crusade

Posted 05.31.2012 | New York

The internet erupted in protest Wednesday over Mayor Bloomberg's plan to ban large sugary beverages in New York. Yes, a few Nanny State sympathizer...

MTA Promises The Stench And Dust Coming From The 2nd Avenue Subway Is Not Dangerous

Posted 01.19.2012 | New York

After complaints regarding a "skunk-like" odor permeating from the 2nd Avenue subway construction site, the MTA is reassuring New Yorkers that their a...

Is Cuomo Looking To Lift Fracking Moratorium?

Posted 08.30.2011 | New York

The New York Times is reporting that New York State is looking to end the moratorium on hydraulic fracturing, a controversial drilling method use to e...

New York Has The Lowest Suicide Rate, Yet Is Still 'Unhappy'

Posted 08.01.2015 | New York

New Yorkers may be be the least likely of Americans to commit suicide, but that doesn't mean they're the happiest. Researchers from Hamilton Colle...

Bronx and Brooklyn Are Overweight And Manhattan's Depressed, Study Finds

Posted 05.31.2011 | New York

Looks like New York City might need a gym membership. The Bronx and Brooklyn ranked, respectively, 62nd and 58th out New York's 62 counties in a r...

New York's $370,000 War On Salt

The Atlantic | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The New York City Health Department earned praise from health advocates across America this afternoon by announcing that an impressive new roster of c...

Health Dept. Launches New Gross-Out Ads (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York wants to know if you're "pouring on the pounds." On Monday, the Health Department rolled out their new ad campaign targeting liquid calori...