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New York's mayor wants a ban on sugary drinks larger than 16 ounces. CNN's Mary Snow reports.

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NYC beachgoers told to stay out of water after raw sewage spillupdated: Fri Jul 22 2011 22:56:00

Beachgoers are being warned to stay out of the water this weekend at four popular beaches around New York City after raw sewage from a Manhattan plant spilled into the Hudson River, authorities said.

New York beaches issued health advisories for wastewaterupdated: Thu Jul 21 2011 22:24:00

Health advisories were issued for four beaches in New York City Thursday evening as wastewater from a plant continued to discharge into the Hudson River, according to a press release from the New York City Department of Environmental Protection.

Why I fled the office cubicleupdated: Fri Apr 15 2011 10:53:00

There are two types of employee: people and human resources. It's easy to tell which one you are.

CNNMoney: NYC launches iPhone condom-finder appupdated: Mon Feb 14 2011 14:19:00

Need protection for your hot date for Valentine's Day? There's an app for that.

Official: 3 cholera victims in New York have recoveredupdated: Mon Feb 07 2011 15:23:00

Three people who contracted cholera at a wedding in the Dominican Republic before returning to New York have recovered, and the risk of their infecting anyone else is low, officials said Sunday.

New York seeks national reduction of salt in foodupdated: Mon Jan 11 2010 21:10:00

First it was trans fats. Then it was high-calorie fast food. Now, the New York City Health Department is tackling another diet enemy: salt.

New York: 'Hold the salt'updated: Mon Jan 11 2010 21:10:00

New York announces a new plan to cut salt intake. Can it work? CNN's Mary Snow reports.

Two more deaths linked to H1N1 virus reportedupdated: Thu May 28 2009 01:30:00

Arizona reported its fourth death from the H1N1 virus, commonly known as swine flu, health officials said Wednesday.

Three NYC schools closing for week over H1N1 fluupdated: Thu May 14 2009 23:35:00

Five new cases of the H1N1 virus in New York City schools will force three schools to close for a week, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said at a news conference Thursday evening.

Time.com: Study: 70,000 Affected by 9/11 Stressupdated: Fri Sep 12 2008 11:00:00

New data from a public health registry that tracks the health effects of 9/11 suggest that as many as 70,000 people may have developed post-traumatic stress disorder as a result of the terrorist attacks

9/11 survivors troubled by asthma, PTSDupdated: Thu Sep 11 2008 19:14:00

On September 11, 2001, Kathryn Freed watched from two blocks away as a plane hit the World Trade Center's north tower.

New York's HIV rate 3 times higher than nation'supdated: Wed Aug 27 2008 18:41:00

New York City's rate of HIV infection is about three times the national rate, according to estimates released Wednesday by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

Time.com: A Battle in the Bronx Over HIV Testingupdated: Fri Jul 11 2008 16:00:00

A New York City plan to test a borough's entire adult population for HIV is meeting resistance from health workers

People.com: Hepatitis Scare Hits Ashton, Demi and Madonnaupdated: Fri Feb 22 2008 15:05:00

It may sound like an episode of Punk'd – but this time it's real.

NY orders calories posted on chain menusupdated: Wed Jan 23 2008 01:08:00

The New York City Board of Health voted unanimously Tuesday to require all city chain restaurants to post calorie data on their menus.

Fast food calorie countsupdated: Wed Jan 23 2008 01:08:00

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks about a proposal to make NYC fast food chains post calorie counts on menu boards.

Student's death likely caused by staph infectionupdated: Fri Oct 26 2007 12:59:00

A middle school student from Brooklyn died Thursday, probably from the staph infection MRSA, according to the New York City Health Department.

Doc suspected in hepatitis C cases; testing urged for 4,500updated: Fri Jun 15 2007 17:15:00

Letters are on the way to 4,500 patients of an anesthesiologist who is suspected of infecting three people with hepatitis C last August, the New York City Health Department says.

Memos: NYC told Ground Zero air was unsafeupdated: Thu Sep 07 2006 21:26:00

The city allowed people to return to Manhattan after the collapse of the World Trade Center towers even though officials were told the air was not yet safe, according to an internal memo from a New York City Health Department official.

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