The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on Monday launched a new anti-obesity campaign, focusing on the risks posed by sugary drinks.
It has been suggested that a simple over-the-counter-test could save lives by predicting a user’s “future health”, but some say that the test could do more harm than good.
A dock worker in Brooklyn has filed a lawsuit, after he said he was fired for urinating outside on the job, according to a published report.
A mother in trouble was saved by her 5-year-old daughter in Suffolk County, when the little girl took it upon herself to call 911.
Doctors claim these and other chronic illnesses could be an indication that a patient is suffering from an even scarier condition known as “The Shadow Disease”.
A state Supreme Court Appellate Division panel last week said the Board of Health was acting too much like a legislative body when it created the ban and said it didn’t believe sugary drinks were “inherently harmful.”
The four-judge panel of the state Supreme Court Appellate Division said the Board of Health was acting too much like a legislative body when it created the ban.
The Rain Room continues to be a hugely popular installation at the Museum of Modern Art. MoMA’s curator-in-chief, Klaus Biesenbach, discussed the exhibit.
The city Health Department said Monday that the disease was the underlying or a contributing cause of 5,695 deaths in 2011. That’s about 160 more such deaths than in 2010 and 1,260 more than in 1990.
The American Beverage Association says the ads oversimplify the causes of obesity.
Haverstraw police now think the Stony Point man who allegedly killed his daughter-in-law last September and fled into Harriman State Park, could still be alive.
In an Eye On Broadway, CBS 2′s Dana Tyler took a look at “Kinky Boots,” which leads the Tony Awards nominations with 13 nods.
Comedian and TV host Sherri Shepherd has made some lifesaving changes to her diet. We’ve seen her on Dancing with the Stars and on her self-titled TV comedy show, Sherri, on the Lifetime Network. She’s looking great these days — and she joined us on The Couch to tell us about her married life.
In the wake of a new study showing that more than 10 percent of New York City adults have been diagnosed with diabetes, the city Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has issued some reminders for control and prevention.
An estimated 650,000 adult residents city-wide were diagnosed with the disease in 2011, the health department said.