The city has begun spraying larvicide in a number of neighborhoods across the city in an effort to control mosquito-borne illnesses, including West Nile Virus and a potential new threat this year,  … Full Article

NYC's novel salt warning rule set to take effect at chains

New York City begins a new era in nutritional warnings this week, when chain restaurants will have to start putting a special symbol on highly salty dishes. … Full Article

Donovan writes to House members about WTC Health Program

In a letter that paid tribute to the sacrifice of a woman who spent weeks after the Sept. 11 attack rescuing pets from lower Manhattan apartments and who died of cancer earlier this month, U.S. Rep. … Full Article

Interfaith Medical Center Names LaRay Brown New President and CEO After comprehensive nationwide search

Interfaith Medical Center’s Board of Trustees has named LaRay Brown as the hospital’s new, permanent President and CEO, effective February 2016. … Full Article

Mobile clinic offers free mammograms in December

Women who have not had mammograms will be able to get them for free on one of two dates in December, thanks to a partnership between the American Italian Cancer Foundation and state Sen. Marty Golden. … Full Article

Linda’s Angels raise money for American Cancer Society

Athletes usually prepare for a big race by training. But members of a relay team called Linda’s Angels are getting ready for the race of their lives in a different way — by raising money. … Full Article

NYU Lutheran wins Gold Seal from Joint Commission

NYU Lutheran Medical Center, which has a comprehensive stroke treatment facility, has received recognition from two nationwide medical groups. … Full Article

Malliotakis offers CPR training

Assemblymember Nicole Malliotakis teamed up with experts from the Maimonides Medical Center to host “Friends and Family CPR,” a free program to teach participants the basics of cardio pulmonary resuscitation at a special session held on on Nov. 5. … Full Article

NYPD families tell of Zadroga Act impact

Seeking to put a public face on the statistics behind Sept. … Full Article

Interfaith Medical Center joins city’s 911 system with FDNY/EMS ambulance service

Interfaith Medical Center has received certification from the FDNY and EMS to operate an ambulance as part of the New York City 911 system.   … Full Article


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