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NYC Requests Top Court To Review Soda Ban Strike Down

AP | Posted 10.05.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — The state's highest court should consider New York City's first-of-its-kind effort to cut down on big, sugary soft drinks, city lawye...

Restaurants, Coffee Shops Prepare For Tuesday's Soda Ban Start

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 03.11.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- At barbecue joints, coffee counters and bottle-service nightclubs, a coming clampdown on big, sugary soft drinks is beginning to take shap...


Posted 07.25.2012 | New York

Four people in just three weeks have been pricked by hypodermic needles at New York City beaches. A Walk In The Park reports three of the incident...

Feds Oppose Ban On Food Stamps For Sodas In NYC

Posted 10.20.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — A plan by New York City to combat obesity by restricting the purchase of sugary drinks with foods stamps would be too large and comp...

City Will Pay Millions To 10,000 9/11 Responders

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — More than 10,000 workers exposed to the tons of toxic dust that blanketed ground zero after the World Trade Center fell have ended th...

WATCH: Is The Department Of Health's H.I.V. PSA Too Graphic?

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The NYC Department of Health, which recently has made a name for itself by publicizing startlingly graphic public service announcements, has release a...