Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Sunday touted a new report from the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, which said the city’s reduction in gun violence has vastly outpaced the rest of the nation.
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.
New York State Health Commissioner Nariv Shah said Monday that he will not wait for the completion of any studies, and plans a recommendation “in weeks” on whether the state should approve hydraulic fracturing.
A recent study found, perhaps unsurprisingly, that the largest number of New Yorkers who place Missed Connections posts on Craigslist find their objects of adoration on the subway.
A study by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has found that large parts of the city are plagued with soaring rates for multiple STDs – including HIV/AIDS.
A new study has showed that young professionals have been drawn to Lower Manhattan like a magnet – in a very positive change after the area suffered from job losses following the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.
The study suggests married people have a stronger support network, compared to single people who likely have fewer health benefits and lower income.
Some lawmakers in Albany want a state law to prohibit doctors from wearing neckties in hospitals. The proposal cites a study that shows bacteria that could lead to serious infection can be carried on ties and other loose-fitting clothing.
Teacher jobs on Long Island may be in jeopardy after a new study estimated more than 3,300 layoffs over the next two years.
The Center for a Tobacco Free New York said there is a direct relationship between funding and smoking. The center’s Russ Sciandra says that when the anti-smoking TV ads stop, the number of smokers rises.
Every 70 seconds, someone in America develops Alzheimer’s – and as the population ages, that number will go up. Finding a cure to the disease has never been more important, but one prominent natural therapy may not actually be beneficial.
The good news is that the rate of obesity among New York kids is not rising, as it is nationally.
New York City’s middle schools aren’t making the grade, at least according to a new Columbia University study.
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