New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Nearly one infant dies every week in New York City because of unsafe sleep practices, said Gladys Carrion, commissioner of the city Administration for Children’s Services.
Children have been sick and highly contagious by an infection caused by the Shigella bacterium, which has been spreading across Brooklyn.
City health officials are trying to determine if a common source is to blame for a spike in cases of Legionnaires’ disease in the Bronx.
While Malloy said the risk of an Ebola outbreak in the U.S. is “very low,” he also said the state Department of Public Health has requested Connecticut hospitals to complete detailed checklists.
The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on Monday confirmed the city’s first human cases of the West Nile virus this season.
The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on Friday was investigating a cluster of meningitis cases among HIV-positive gay men.
Synthetic marijuana has sent at least 15 people to city emergency rooms over the past few days, a Health Department official said.
Friday marked not only Valentine’s Day, but also National Condom Awareness Day – and the city marked the occasion by unveiling a new extra-large size condom with NYC branding.
The New York City Department of Mental Hygiene will continue offering free vaccinations Monday to those who may have been exposed to Hepatitis A at a Bronx restaurant.
The bills before the City Council would reduce the visibility and accessibility of cigarettes. The council’s health committee took up debate Thursday on the proposals.
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.
About one in five preteens in New York City struggles with mental illness or emotional problems, according to a new study.
The popular Sunburnt Cow Australian brunch restaurant and bar in the East Village was shut down by the city Department of Health and Mental Hygiene late last week.
Danielle Forgione said she legally bought Petey the miniature Juliana pig last year to help her children cope with the sudden death of their uncle. But the city has since cited Forgione for harboring an illegal animal.
The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene inspected the Magnolia Bakery, at 401 Bleecker St. in the West Village, and reported five critical violations.