Is Obamacare Collapsing? by Frank V. Vernuccio, Jr., J.D. Those enrolled in Obamacare are facing serious challenges. Rising Premiums is the immediate issue, but more broadly, the survival of the entire program is in jeopardy. Bloomberg reports that “Premiums for […]
Bronx – Food Fitness & Faith Summit 2016 On Monday, October 24, the New York City Health Department’s Bronx Neighborhood Health Action Center, the Office of Faith Based Initiatives and the Bronx Multi-Faith Advisory Group, is hosting the Second Annual […]
Twin Boys Conjoined at Head Successfully Separated at Children’s Hospital at Montefiore After More than 20 Hours of Surgery
TWIN BOYS CONJOINED AT HEAD SUCCESSFULLY SEPARATED AT CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL AT MONTEFIORE AFTER MORE THAN 20 HOURS OF SURGERY Babies Have Long Recovery Ahead of Them After a Difficult and Complicated Procedure NEW YORK (October 20, 2016) – A team […]
Rep. José E. Serrano announced that eight healthcare centers in the Bronx were awarded a total of $811,493 in federal Health Center Cluster grants.
Wear pink to show your solidarity with breast cancer patients and survivors on August 18.
This is National Immunization Awareness Month — highlighting the importance of vaccinations to a long and healthy life.
Following the confirmation by the Florida Health Department (and the Centers for Disease Control) of ten [now 14] cases of locally transmitted Zika virus in one section of Miami, Florida, the City’s Health Department updated its current travel warning for […]
Health Department launches new campaign reminding New Yorkers about Zika travel warning and sexual transmission.
This week, Governor Cuomo, Sandra Lee and Billy Joel launched the first-ever statewide motorcycle ride to raise awareness of breast cancer across New York State. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in New York. Whether it be mom, […]
July will mark the 40-year anniversary of the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at a Philadelphia hotel.
Childhood injury death rates are highest among children living in very high-poverty areas and among Black children.
The Health Department today published final rules governing the operation and maintenance of cooling towers. The local law – created in partnership with the City Council in response to the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak last summer – authorized the Health Department […]