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Mayor Bill de Blasio, Health Commissioner Mary Bassett and City Council Members announce sweeping legislation to curb smoking and tobacco usage. Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office

New Efforts At Reducing Cigarette Smoking

  On Wednesday afternoon, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a series of legislative proposals aimed at reducing the number of smokers in New York City by 160,000 over the next three years. De Blasio said, “big tobacco is public enemy […]

February Is American Heart Month 

February Is American Heart Month 

​February is American Heart Month, dedicated to the serious matter of monitoring and taking care of our beating hearts. This is important because while heart disease has claimed fewer lives in recent years, it is still the nation’s number one […]

by · February 5, 2017 · Health
Profile America: NYC Bans Women Smoking

Profile America: NYC Bans Women Smoking

On this date in 1908, the New York City council passed an ordinance that made it illegal for women to smoke in public places.

by · January 21, 2017 · Profile America
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Profile America: NYC Bans Women Smoking

NYC BANS WOMEN SMOKING Profile America —  You may think the debate about smoking is fairly recent, but the more things change, the more they resemble 1908. On this date that year, the New York City council passed an ordinance […]

by · January 21, 2016 · History, Profile America, Women