NY: 4 times as many flu cases as last year

ALBANY, N.Y., Jan. 10 (UPI) -- There are more than 19,000 confirmed flu cases in New York, emergency rooms are crowded but officials say they are not calling a public health emergency.

NYC hospital food to become healthier

NEW YORK, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Many people are not fans of hospital food, but the food in more than 30 New York City hospitals is slated to become healthier, officials say.
NYC pushes breastfeeding over formula

NYC pushes breastfeeding over formula

NEW YORK, July 31 (UPI) -- New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's latest initiative promotes breastfeeding over infant formula, officials said.

West Nile detected in New York City area

NEW YORK, July 11 (UPI) -- New York City Health Department officials said they increased surveillance after detecting West Nile virus in some Staten Island mosquitoes.

Smoking in NYC parks down two-thirds

NEW YORK, May 26 (UPI) -- New York health officials said smoking in select city parks has declined by two-thirds in one year, after imposition of a smoking ban in parks and beaches.

NYC asks to limit baby formula promotion

NEW YORK, May 10 (UPI) -- New York officials are asking city maternity hospitals to limit the promotion of infant formula, which can interfere with a mother's decision to breastfeed.

Two-thirds in NYC get colonoscopy

NEW YORK, April 5 (UPI) -- New York City's average colonoscopy rate rose to 67 percent in 2007 from 42 percent in 2003, city health officials said.

New NYC TB cases at all-time low

NEW YORK, March 24 (UPI) -- The number of new cases of tuberculosis in New York City fell from 711 to 689 in 2011 -- the lowest number of cases on record, city health officials say.

NYC gives out nicotine patches, gum

NEW YORK, March 2 (UPI) -- New York City Health Department officials said they are distributing nicotine patches and gum to go with its ad campaign warning about smoking and cancer.

NYC suicide rate half of national rate

NEW YORK, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- New York City's suicide death rate is just over half the national rate -- 6 deaths per 100,000 in NYC versus 11 deaths per 100,000 nationally, officials said.

HIV/AIDS deaths drop among NYC blacks

NEW YORK, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- New York City logged a 41 percent drop in deaths among blacks living with HIV/AIDS from 2001 to 2010, health department officials said.

NYC: One cigarette is one too many

NEW YORK, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- A New York City TV campaign on the health consequences of "light" smoking -- 10 or fewer cigarettes per day -- is scheduled to begin next week, officials say.
About 500,000 exposed to WTC attack toxics

About 500,000 exposed to WTC attack toxics

NEW YORK, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- The attacks on the World Trade Center put about 500,000 people at risk of negative health effects from chemicals, toxins and trauma, U.S. researchers say.
Soda a day equals eating 50 pounds of sugar each year

Soda a day equals eating 50 pounds of sugar each year

NEW YORK, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Drinking just one 20-ounce soda a day translates to eating 50 pounds of sugar a year, a New York City health department public education campaign says.

NYC lead poisoning at historic low

NEW YORK, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- In 2010, the New York City health department recorded 1,429 lead poisonings among children age 6 years and under, a historic low, health officials say.
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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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