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Health inspector who missed rats suspended

NEW YORK, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- The New York City health inspector who passed a KFC/Taco Bell restaurant shown on television swarming with rats has been put on desk duty. The city's commissioner for inspections, Elliott Marcus, told the New York Times the inspector had been on the job s

New York moves toward trans fat ban

NEW YORK, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- The New York City Board of Health has unanimously agreed to push forward with a plan to severely limit the amount of artificial trans fats used by restaurants.

Health survey conducted on WTC survivors

NEW YORK, June 2 (UPI) -- New York City health officials are conducting a survey on survivors of the Trade Center attacks who are still in the World Trade Center health registry.

N.Y.: End ancient circumcision practice

NEW YORK, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- New York's health commissioner asked the Jewish community to halt a traditional circumcision practice that infected seven infants with herpes, a report said.

Ancient circumcision rite under fire

NEW YORK, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has declined to ban an ancient Jewish circumcision rite although other officials want to stop one rabbi from doing it.

N.Y. day-care owner charged in suffocation

NEW YORK, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- New York prosecutors charged a day-care center owner in the suffocation of a 7-month-old boy found under a pile of toys within an hour of a city inspection.

New York starts 'rat academy'

NEW YORK, March 11 (UPI) -- New York health officials are opening a "rodent college" to teach city workers ways to get rid of rats.

New STD found in New York City

NEW YORK, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- A rare sexually transmitted disease reportedly has been found in New York City, leading officials to renew their effort to teach safe sex to the public.

Baby killed from toys thrown into crib

NEW YORK, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- The New York City medical examiner has ruled 7-month-old Matthew Perilli died from compression of his body by foreign objects.

Watercooler Stories

ACNielsen says more than 17 percent of U.S. households include someone who currently is on a low-carbohydrate diet.
ALEX CUKAN, United Press International

N.Y. study finds smoking ban is working

NEW YORK, March 30 (UPI) -- A municipal study finds New York restaurants and bars have been doing well financially since a total ban on smoking took effect.

Health Tips ... from UPI

Doctors warn against mixing alcohol with painkillers, sun exposure may lessen risk of developing multiple sclerosis, and other news of modern health.
LIDIA WASOWICZ, UPI Senior Science Writer

Spike in food poisoning in NYC

NEW YORK, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- An unusually high number of food-poisoning cases reported by hospital emergency rooms has New York City officials warning residents about spoiled food.

Study says smoking, TB deadly combo

NEW YORK, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Cigarette smoking combined with tuberculosis appears to be far deadlier than previously believed, according to a new study in India.

Health Tips ... from UPI

Scientists find a possible link between traces of copper in water and Alzheimer's, researchers offer tips for tick avoidance and other news of modern health.
LIDIA WASOWICZ, UPI Senior Science Writer
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Thomas Friedensen (1879 – 1931) was an English-born artist, active in Australia.

Friedensen was born at Leeds, England. He studied at the Royal College of Art, South Kensington, and in 1912 had an exhibit in the black and white room at the Royal Academy. Friedensen showed a water-colour and two oils at the 1919, 1920 and 1921 exhibitions. He arrived in Australia in 1921 and was elected an associate of the Royal Art Society of New South Wales in 1922. Friedensen established a reputation as an etcher and is represented in the Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth galleries. Friedensen returned to Europe in 1930 and died at Cannes in the south of France in beginning of June 1931.

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