People with conditions such as diabetes, emphysema and asthma who have been exposed to someone with flu should see a doctor, New York health officials advise.
U.S. President Barack Obama said he appointed New York City Health Department Commissioner Dr. Thomas Frieden as director of the Centers for Disease Control.
The New York City Board of Health is set to vote on adding calorie data to fast-food menus in the city.
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New York City officials are cracking down on poachers trapping pigeons for sale to out-of-state bird hunters and possibly even restaurants.
The number of young men with AIDS who have been infected through unprotected homosexual sex is rising in New York City.
Health officials say New York City-themed condoms have been a big hit.
New York health officials say they plan to endorse circumcision for men with high risks of contracting AIDS.
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
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.