Public Health

NYC Public Advocate Bill de Blasio At New York Methodist Hospital Dec. 11, 2012 (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

NYC Public Advocate: Sandy Public Health ‘Could’ve Been Done Better’

Bill de Blasio, speaking at Brooklyn’s New York Methodist Hospital, said the city needs to take a hands-on approach to reach sick residents when a disaster hits.

12/11/2012

Has NYC Gone Too Far By Banning Smoking In Parks?

Smokers have yielded as places to puff have diminished over the years, but many of them and even some nonsmokers are saying the city has gone too far this time.

02/20/2011

Attorney General Andrew Cuomo (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Cuomo Names Doctor As Next NY Health Commissioner

Shah is an internist at Bellevue Hospital Center, associate investigator at the Geisinger Center for Health Research and assistant professor at NYU Langone Medical Center.

12/17/2010