Health Department Seeks To Cut NYC Smoking Rate Even MoreThe number of smokers in New York City has dropped to its lowest total in history, but the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is trying to bring it down even farther.
Deadly Legionnaires’ Outbreak ‘Most Consistent With A Cooling Tower’ Health Officials SayCity health officials held an information session on Monday, in response to a deadly outbreak of Legionnaires' Disease.
Court Upholds NYC's Regulation Requiring Chain Restaurants To Label High-Sodium Menu ItemsAn appeals court says New York City's pioneering requirement for chain restaurants to flag salty items on their menus is both legal and "salutary."
City: 1 Dead From Morris Park Legionnaires' Disease ClusterOne person who contracted Legionnaires' disease in the Morris Park section of the Bronx has died, city officials said Wednesday.
More Cases Of Legionnaires' Disease Diagnosed In The Bronx; 7 Cooling Towers Test PositiveSources tell CBS2 there are now 10 cases linked to a cluster in Morris Park.
Team From CDC Addresses Bronx Legionnaires' Outbreak; Case Also Reported In RocklandA team from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to be in New York City on Friday to meet with state and city officials regarding an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in the South Bronx.
Health Department: Legionnaires' Disease Outbreak In South Bronx Sickens 31Symptoms of Legionnaires' disease include headache, fatigue, loss of appetite, confusion and diarrhea. Symptoms appear between 2-10 days after exposure to Legionella bacteria.
Dr. Craig Spencer, NYC Ebola Patient, Released From Bellevue HospitalDeclaring "New York City is Ebola free," Mayor Bill de Blasio hugged Dr. Craig Spencer after he walked out of Bellevue Hospital Tuesday as medical team members cheered and applauded.
NYC Ebola Patient In Serious But Stable ConditionOn day five in the isolation unit, doctors said Dr. Craig Spencer is still showing symptoms of the virus and having gastrointestinal problems.
Mayor Bill De Blasio At Ebola Roundtable: NYC Is ReadyThe mayor convened a meeting of city agencies at City Hall on Thursday as a display of readiness against the spread of the deadly virus.
City Official: Healthy Food Marketing Effort Has Been A Success In The BronxThe New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on Wednesday was celebrating the success of the city’s Shop Healthy program, one year after it was expanded to three new South Bronx neighborhoods.
De Blasio, Health Commissioner Bassett Vow To Continue Much Of Bloomberg's Health AgendaThere will still be a bulls eye on over-sized sugary drinks and tobacco, but Dr. Mary Bassett said she wants city residents to be on board with those restrictions.