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300 people die from falls each year in New York City

NEW YORK, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Each year, about 17,000 older adults in New York City are hospitalized and 300 die as a result of a fall, city health officials say.
New York City running ads to remind residents to get flu shot

New York City running ads to remind residents to get flu shot

NEW YORK, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- The New York City Health Department began a new ad campaign reminding city dwellers influenza germs are everywhere and vaccination is the best defense.
Anniversary of Hurricane Sandy may trigger emotional distress

Anniversary of Hurricane Sandy may trigger emotional distress

NEW YORK, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- The New York City Health Department is offering free, confidential crisis counseling for Hurricane Sandy victims as the disaster's first anniversary nears.

New York's cleanest air in 50 years preventing 800 premature deaths

NEW YORK, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- New York City's cleanest air in 50 years is preventing nearly 800 deaths and 2,000 emergency room visits annually, the mayor says.
NYC urges hepatitis vaccine for those who ate at Bronx eatery

NYC urges hepatitis vaccine for those who ate at Bronx eatery

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- New York City health officials are urging all people who recently ate or worked at a Bronx Asian restaurant to get hepatitis A vaccines as soon as possible.
Doctors write prescriptions for locally grown produce

Doctors write prescriptions for locally grown produce

NEW YORK, July 24 (UPI) -- New York City physicians are writing prescriptions for their overweight and obese patients who are children to get locally grown produce from farmer's markets.
A quarter of NYC adults ages 18-44 report hearing loss

A quarter of NYC adults ages 18-44 report hearing loss

NEW YORK, July 16 (UPI) -- New York City Health Department data show nearly 1-in-4 18- to 44-year-olds who frequently listen to loud headphones report hearing problems, officials say.
Almost 5,700 in NYC died of diabetes-related causes in 2011

Almost 5,700 in NYC died of diabetes-related causes in 2011

NEW YORK, June 12 (UPI) -- Almost 5,700 New York City residents died from type 2 diabetes-related causes in 2011 -- an all-time high, city health officials say.
NYC overdose deaths from prescription painkillers up 65%

NYC overdose deaths from prescription painkillers up 65%

NEW YORK, May 14 (UPI) -- From 2005-11, New York City's rate of overdose deaths from prescription opioid painkillers increased by 65 percent, city health officials say.

New York state develops health priorities

ALBANY, N.Y., April 3 (UPI) -- New York state's health commissioner said the 2013-17 Prevention Agenda will improve New Yorkers' health, quality of life and reduce health disparities.

NYC TB rate drops to record low

NEW YORK, March 22 (UPI) -- New York City's tuberculosis rate has dropped to a record low of 8 cases per 100,000 people, health officials say.

Men having sex with men should get vaccine

NEW YORK, March 6 (UPI) -- The New York City Health Department Wednesday recommended men having sex with men should be vaccinated for meningitis, officials say.

Court upholds NYC flavored-tobacco ban

NEW YORK, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- New York City officials say they applaud a U.S. appeals court decision upholding the ban of the sale of flavored-tobacco products in the city.

NYC begins tooth decay prevention program

NEW YORK, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- The New York Health Department announced a campaign to promote oral health for young children because tooth decay is mostly preventable, officials say.

NYC hospitals to give fewer painkillers

NEW YORK, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- New York City hospitals will now only give patients a three-day supply of painkillers to curb abuse of the addictive pills, officials said.
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Thomas P. Farley is an American journalist, web television reporter and manners expert.

Thomas P. Farley is the editor of the anthology Modern Manners: The Thinking Person's Guide to Social Graces , a guide to mannerly living that includes essays by Peggy Noonan, Frank McCourt and Jamie Lee Curtis. During his time as an editor in the features department of Town & Country (2000-2008), he was the editor of T&C's "On the Town" and "Social Graces" columns. It was during this time that he first became known to national and New York television audiences as an expert on issues of contemporary etiquette, appearing on CNN, ABC, NBC, CBS and in periodicals such as The New York Times and New York magazine. He left Town & Country in November 2008 and has since founded the video lifestyle site New York Insider TV. He is also the creator of a site devoted to matters of contemporary etiquette, What Manners Most.

With Irish publisher Kevin Kelly, Farley was the founding editor of The World of Hibernia magazine, a luxury publication launched for readers of Irish ancestry and covered everything from travel to fashion. He joined Town & Country in 2000 and after leaving the magazine, in 2008, unveiled New York Insider TV in 2009.

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