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Among nearly 21,000 rescue and recovery workers, the overall cancer rate is 15 percent higher than the general population, according to a new study.
On Monday it was personal. Queens Councilman James Gennaro teared up as he joined Council Speaker Christine Quinn and Health Commissioner Thomas Farley to sponsor a bill to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products in New York City.
An unusual and wonderful development for one Yonkers mother has led to her to try and seek out other mothers who need the help she didn’t have.
Under the heading “Help Save My Life,” prosecutors said Brittany Ozarowski posted pictures of herself sitting in a wheelchair on a website saying she had “few options left.”
At just 15-years-old, Lisette Watters of South Ozone Park has already spent more than a decade helping in the battle against leukemia.
A Connecticut jury awarded $6.5 million Thursday to the family of a man whose death at Danbury Hospital was blamed on excessive sodium, his attorneys said.
“For the first time in the history of the world, more people will die from over-eating than under-eating this year,” Bloomberg said. Was the mayor telling truth or serving up a whopper?
It looks like Connecticut won’t become the fourth state in the country to allow assisted suicide, at least not this year.
Increasing trace amounts of pesticides are showing up in the drinking water on Long Island, but despite calls for a pesticide ban, public officials denied Tuesday that there is any health threat.
About one in five preteens in New York City struggles with mental illness or emotional problems, according to a new study.
The plan is to sell the vacant Number Six School in Woodmere for $12.5 million to a group that wants to convert it to an outpatient medical center.
Smoking bans were enacted in several parts of Hudson and Bergen Counties this week and the reaction has been mixed.
New York Supreme Court Judge Milton Tingling ruled Monday that the city may not enforce the new regulation, which would have put a 16-ounce limit on sugary drinks — both bottled and fountain.
Do you know anyone who doesn’t want or need more energy? If you’re feeling tired and stressed out — you’re not alone.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will today tour The Arc, a facility for the developmentally disabled in North Brunswick, as he pushes to close institutions in favor of group homes.