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Northwell Health Offers Free Liver Screenings in Queens

NEW HYDE PARK, NY — Nearly 12 percent of Asians in New York City have hepatitis B – a potentially life-threatening liver infection –...

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Healthfirst Launches 2017 Educational Leadership Breakfast Series

Honoring Outstanding Educators and School Leaders NEW YORK, NY, April 20, 2017 – Healthfirst announces the launch of the 2017 Educational...

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Health Commissioner Bassett, GrowNYC Announce Record $1 Million in SNAP Benefits Redeemed At Greenmarkets In 2016

Health Department gives SNAP participants 40 percent more to spend on fruits and vegetables through successful Health Bucks program, now...

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Mayor de Blasio Announces 3K For All

City launches plan to bring free, full-day, high-quality early childhood education to every three-year-old, building on success of Pre-K...

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NY Presbyterian & Weill Cornell: New Study Finds Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty an Effective Treatment for Some Obese Patients

NEW YORK (April 20, 2017) – A new weight loss procedure that reduces the size of the stomach without the need for surgery known as...

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NYC Mayor and City Council Members Announce Legislation To Curb Smoking

Mayor Bill de Blasio recently announced a series of legislative proposals to reduce the number of smokers in New York City by 160,000 over...

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Provider Chosen for NYC Support, Upcoming 24/7 Mental Health Hotline

Mental Health Association of New York City (MHA-NYC) to provide services for expanded mental health services via phone and text Part of...

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Borough Presidents Call for Mayor de Blasio to Fully Fund Universal Free Healthy Lunch

BROOKLYN, NY, April 17, 2017: Today, it was announced that all five borough presidents have partnered on a letter to Mayor Bill de Blasio...

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Lawmakers Move to Save NYC Youth by ‘Raising the Age’

In response to the Senate passing of Raise the Age legislation in New York, Jennifer March, Executive Director of Citizens’ Committee for...

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Elected Leaders, Unions, Community-Based Organizations, Patient Groups: Medicaid Is Under Attack And We Must Fight Back

While President Trump and the Republicans in Congress try to figure out another way to thrash Medicaid, a coalition of community groups,...

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NYCEDC Announces Launch of 2017 Digital Health Initiatives

Awarding $250,000 to help startups pilot technologies in healthcare institutions Announcing next class of Digital Health Breakthrough...

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