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Measles Outbreak Now Up To 20 Cases In New York City

Posted 03.20.2014 | Healthy Living

As of Tuesday, the number of confirmed cases of measles in New York City has risen to 20 incidents, nine of which involve children. The city's hea...

Everyone Is Drinking, Everyone Is Hungover

Posted 10.15.2013 | New York

New Yorkers are getting piss drunk more than ever, according to a 2012 Community Health Survey, One in five New York residents say they've engaged...

NYC Obesity Rate Skyrockets

Posted 09.30.2013 | New York

Since Mayor Michael Bloomberg took office in 2002, the obesity rate in New York City has climbed a staggering 25 percent among adults. The New Yor...

West Nile Virus Found In NYC Mosquitoes

Posted 07.09.2013 | New York

The West Nile virus has been detected in New York City mosquitoes for the first time this summer, according to the city's Health Department. The i...

Diabetes Epidemic Reaches All-Time High In NYC

Posted 06.11.2013 | New York

The number of fatalities related to diabetes in New York City has reached an all-time high, nearly doubling over the past twenty years, according to a...

NYC Could Raise Minimum Age For Smokes To 21

Posted 04.22.2013 | New York

Young New Yorkers could have to wait three more years before being allowed to buy cigarettes. The New York Post reports City Council Speaker, and ...

Bloomberg's Plan To Raise Minimum Price Of Cigarettes

Posted 03.27.2013 | New York

While Mayor Michael Bloomberg's plan to keep tobacco products out of sight from customers at New York city stores was met with mixed reviews last week...

Flu Reaches Epidemic Levels In NYC

Posted 01.11.2013 | New York

New York City Health Commissioner Thomas Farley warned New Yorkers Thursday that instances of the flu in the city have reached epidemic proportions. ...

Do We Need An Official "Food Day"?

The Huffington Post | Sarah H. Lee | Posted 02.02.2012 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: Yes, we all know it's Halloween -- a weekend of costumes, fake spid...

City Gives Le Cirque And Gramercy Tavern 'C' Grades

The Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The next time you read a restaurant review or are contemplating take-out from your local Chinese place, it might be worth finding out the restaurant's...