The outbreak of meningitis among gay men has sickened four people already this year, increasing the number of cases to 17 since 2012, according to city health officials.
The New Venus Diner in Chelsea has reopened, after being shut down by the city late last week for mouse and fly infestation.
Forget about shaking hands with anyone these days – the flu emergency has some people taking drastic precautions.
An unreleased state report found potential health impacts from fracking are addressed in the Department of Environmental Conservation’s regulatory plan, making a separate health impact study unnecessary.
The agency said in a statement that there wasn’t any evidence of infestation, and standard procedures were followed. Those include steam cleaning and vacuuming, as well as alerting the staff.
If you are a skeptical diner or just want to be a smarter one, smart phones will soon be able check the cleanliness of a restaurant through an application that scans a code.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the city Department of Health hope to spread the initiative to as many as 24 other hospitals.
The city Health Department has confirmed one case and suspects a second case of botulism. The botulism is believed to have come from tofu bought at a store in Flushing.
The health department will be giving away nicotine patches and gum through March 16.
The app works by using GPS technology or manual address input to determine the five closest NYC Condom distribution venues.
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 restaurant was hit with 67 code violations last week by the city because of food storage temperatures and signs of mice and flies.
They are lucky to have a job. Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Wednesday that carriage horses in the city are fortunate to be working — rather than dead.
Health officials say the number of new AIDS cases in New York City declined by 25 percent in 2011, a possible outcome of improved medical care.
Officials announced that all water recreational activities, including kayaking, swimming and water skiing, can resume on the Hudson River and surrounding waters.