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Health Department: Person Returning From Guinea Does Not Have EbolaA person who was not feeling well upon returning from the West African country of Guinea does not have the Ebola virus, officials said Sunday night.
NYC Health Department Fights Assembly's Dog Dining BillThe Health Department asserts that dogs at restaurants can create a risk to the health and safety of customers, restaurant workers and other dogs.
NYC Launches Campaign To Fight Sudden Infant Death SyndromeNearly 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.
CBS2 Exclusive: Shigella Outbreak Strikes Borough Park, WilliamsburgChildren have been sick and highly contagious by an infection caused by the Shigella bacterium, which has been spreading across Brooklyn.
NYC Health Officials Investigating Spike In Legionnaires' Disease CasesCity health officials are trying to determine if a common source is to blame for a spike in cases of Legionnaires' disease in the Bronx.
Gov. Dannel Malloy: Connecticut Hospitals Ready To Treat EbolaWhile 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.
New York City Reports First Human West Nile Cases Of The YearThe 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.
Officials Warn Of New Menigitis Outbreak Among HIV-Positive Gay MenThe New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on Friday was investigating a cluster of meningitis cases among HIV-positive gay men.
WCBS 880: NYC Officials Issue Warning About Synthetic Marijuana After Wave Of ER CasesSynthetic marijuana has sent at least 15 people to city emergency rooms over the past few days, a Health Department official said.
Health Department Launches New Look For NYC-Branded Condom, Larger 'KYNG' SizeFriday 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.
Hepatitis A Vaccinations Continue Monday For Customers Of Bronx EateryThe 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.
City Council Holds Hearing On Series Of Tough Anti-Smoking MeasuresThe 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.
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