New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
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.
Superstorm Sandy may be more than a month behind us, but the danger still lingers in damaged homes.
New York City health inspectors have slapped the new Calvin Klein Courtside Club at the Barclays Center with a preliminary violation, in part because the club had no toilet paper.
Officials said in the past month, at least one person has died and and another was hospitalized in critical condition from the outbreak.
Saturday tied for the hottest day of the year in 2012, maxing out at 95 degrees in midtown Manhattan. The figure fell short of the 100-degree record in the city, which was set only two years ago.
The Sex Workers Project released a report Tuesday saying they want authorities to stop taking condoms as evidence in criminal cases, calling it unhealthy.