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.
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The study by Washington University in St. Louis found the commutes take people away from exercise and lead to conditions that are strong predictors of diabetes, obesity and some cancers.
An overweight man who unwittingly became an amputee in advertisements that New York City is posting to warn against diabetes says he’s worried the ads might hurt his acting career.
The issue came to light following a story in the New York Times that reported the man, whose face is obscured in the ad, is actually a model who posed for a stock photo.
The New York City health department has declared war on oversized restaurant portions, going after the food industry in a subway ad campaign.
Each year, a half million babies in the U.S. are born premature.
The goal of the nationwide celebration is to focus on eating healthy food. Apples are touted as an easy and inexpensive way to eat better.
Fran Cohen says her husband’s podiatry business in New Jersey has been grinding to a halt since Monday when callers received a message that their phone lines have been disconnected.
In some parts of the city, 1 in 3 expectant mothers are considered obese and Dr. Adam Buckley, an OB/GYN and patient safety expert at Beth Israel Medical Center, calls it a “significant problem.”
A malpractice insurance company has threatened not to renew coverage for eight Bronx obstetricians who treat poor, high-risk patients.
The Department of Education last month fired language teachers Alini Brito and Cindy Mauro after a janitor allegedly found them topless in an empty classroom at James Madison High in Midwood in November.
The state of New York just awarded Rockland County a $1.5 million grant to bring new farmer’s markets, community gardens and nutrition education classes to the county.
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