The city’s Department of Health has expanded clinical services at newly renamed “sexual health clinics” and embarked on a new ad campaign to ensure that all New Yorkers take care of their sexual health.
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According to a new report by the city’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, pollution concentrated in poor areas – where most minorities live – is causing hundreds of premature deaths each year, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Organized by community partners and the NYC Health Department, the East Harlem Community Walking Trail was inaugurated on Nov. 19.
Community groups, activists, artists and locals came together in the Bronx to address health inequities at an event organized by the NYC Department of Health’s Center for Health Equity.
As Zika cases rise, the NYC Department of Health is launching a new campaign to urge pregnant women or women who are trying to become pregnant, and their partners, to defer travel to Zika-affected areas.
Some in Bayside, Queens, including state Sen. Tony Avella, accuse a woman of illegally operating a food business out of her home, reports Korea Daily.
The state and the city have issued health guidelines for tattoo shops, but underground practices involving minors and alcohol may be beyond their reach, El Diario reports.
Restaurants prepare for a Department of Health rule requiring that raw fish be frozen for at least 15 hours before it is used, El Diario reports.
The dangerous “game” puts teenagers at risk of STDs or getting pregnant, reports El Diario-La Prensa.
Mental illness remains a taboo in society, especially in the Latino community, preventing people from seeking help, reports El Diario-La Prensa.