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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...

Bloomberg Encourages Using The Stairs

Posted 07.18.2013 | New York

Mayor Bloomberg wants you to take the stairs. The mayor issued an executive order Wednesday requiring city agencies to implement "active design strate...

Quinn Wants To Cut Calories From Restaurant's Kids Meals

Posted 07.02.2013 | New York

Although she opposes the soda ban, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn said, if elected mayor, she would hold kids meals at restaurant chains to the ...

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...

Bloomberg Asking Bodegas To Hide The Junk Food

Posted 07.19.2012 | New York

In the latest installment of Mayor Bloomberg's mission to curb obesity, the city has introduced a new "Shop Healthy" program calling for bodegas and ...