Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley says 65 percent of children aged 6 to 59 months received an influenza vaccination in the past year.
The high in New York City Tuesday is expected to be 10 degrees, but wind chills will make it feel more like minus 10.
The legislation makes New York the first large city or state in the country to prohibit sales to young adults.
There are so many rules of etiquette, whether you are the bride or groom or a guest.
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.
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.
The snowfall was creating some slick spots across the Tri-State and with temperatures in teens, wet spots could turn icy, according to AccuWeather.
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.
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?
Superstorm Sandy may be more than a month behind us, but the danger still lingers in damaged homes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.