As peak flu season arrives in New York City, Health Commissioner Dr. Oxiris Barbot and Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) Commissioner Lorelei Salas remind New Yorkers to limit Continue Reading →
NYC Health + Hospitals today announced that between January 2018 and June 2019, the public hospital system increased the number of patients with high blood pressure under control by 3,971 Continue Reading →
WE ACT for Environmental Justice (WE ACT) is one of several organizations that have joined forces to sue the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in federal court for failing Continue Reading →
New York City hospitals historically don’t get a lot of love from the experts that publish Leapfrog’s biannual hospital safety grades report, so even incremental improvement is a win.
After the Measles outbreak in Brooklyn, we know Measles is a highly contagious disease caused by a virus that is spread through the air by breathing, coughing, or sneezing.
In case you had any optimism left that vaping could be a healthy alternative to smoking, Consumer Affairs writes that a new study of nearly 100,000 Americans adds to the Continue Reading →
The NYC Health Department today is announcing a collaboration with Walgreens to offer 1,000 vouchers for flu shots at 11 Walgreens and Duane Reade pharmacies located in areas with high Continue Reading →
Today, Rep. Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) was joined by Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi; Rep. Linda Sanchez (CA-38), Vice Chair of the House Democratic Caucus; …
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