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FILE - A health worker prepares a flu shot. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

NYC Seeks To Vaccinate More Kids Against Flu

Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley says 65 percent of children aged 6 to 59 months received an influenza vaccination in the past year.

01/08/2014

Barnegat Bay Frozen Over (Credit: Robert Burnaford )

Record-Breaking Bitter Cold, Dangerous Wind Chills Envelop Tri-State

The high in New York City Tuesday is expected to be 10 degrees, but wind chills will make it feel more like minus 10.

01/07/2014

FILE - A smoker outside an office building in New York City.   (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Signs NYC Ban Of Tobacco Sales To Anyone Under 21

The legislation makes New York the first large city or state in the country to prohibit sales to young adults.

11/19/2013

Thomas Farley on The Couch (credit: WLNY)

Learning Proper Wedding Etiquette

There are so many rules of etiquette, whether you are the bride or groom or a guest.

06/28/2013

Cigarette Display In NYC (Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images News)

New York City Proposing Raising Age For Tobacco Purchases To 21

On Monday it was personal. Queens Councilman James Gennaro teared up as he joined Council Speaker Christine Quinn and Health Commissioner Thomas Farley to sponsor a bill to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products in New York City.

04/22/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and NYC Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley propose ban on tobacco product displays (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Bloomberg Proposes ‘Hide The Cigs’ Legislation To Combat Youth Smoking

Under the new legislation, sellers would be required to keep tobacco products out of sight except during a purchase by an adult consumer or during restocking.

03/18/2013

A pedestrian bundled up against the cold walks through the streets of Manhattan on January 24, 2013. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Light Snow Falls Friday As Frigid Cold Continues

The snowfall was creating some slick spots across the Tri-State and with temperatures in teens, wet spots could turn icy, according to AccuWeather.

01/25/2013

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A New Trend: Checking The Credit Scores Of Prospective Dates

Chemistry and laughter are elements of the perfect date, but fiscal responsibility is a top turn-on as well. Many want to know their prospective dates’ credit scores first.

01/02/2013

A bank teller displays $100 bills (file/credit: Oscar Siagian/AFP/GettyImages)

CBS 2 Takes A Tip From The Experts When It Comes To Holiday Tipping

Holiday tipping is a decision that confounds, confuses and even annoys people this time of year. How much should we tip our doormen, porters, supers, dog walkers, nannies, hairstylists, personal trainers and more?

12/21/2012

Water line at the Heckman's home after Sandy (credit: Danielle Heckman)

City Warns Of Continuing Health Threats In Wake Of Sandy

Superstorm Sandy may be more than a month behind us, but the danger still lingers in damaged homes.

12/01/2012

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Expert: Keep Your Political Rantings Off Social Media For Your Own Good

Thomas Farley recommends that if you want to talk politics, you should do it in a setting face to face with people you really know, instead of going to social media sites.

09/07/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg announces Weight Watchers and other weight loss organizations support city’s anti-obesity proposal on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012.(Photo Credit: Spencer T Tucker/Flickr)

Bloomberg: Weight Watchers, Other Groups Support Big Drink Ban

The proposal would put a 16-ounce limit on sugary drinks sold at city restaurants, movie theaters, sports venues and street carts and apply to both bottled and fountain drinks.

09/04/2012

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NYC Health Dept. Sprays For Mosquitos On UWS

The operation is in response to what federal researchers have called the worst outbreak of West Nile since 1999, with 13 cases in New York City, including five in Manhattan.

08/31/2012

A man smokes outside of a building (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Proposes New Smoking Legislation For Residential Buildings

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is proposing a bill that would require apartment buildings to adopt a written policy on where smoking is or is not allowed both inside and outside of apartment buildings and share it with literally everyone.

04/18/2012

Mayor Bloomberg with Health Commissioner Thomas Farley. (credit: Spencer T Tucker/Flickr)

Mayor Bloomberg: New Yorkers Living Longer Than Ever

New Yorkers are living it up! The latest statistics show life expectancy in the Big Apple is 80.6 years – more than two years longer than the national average.

12/27/2011

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