all stories tagged "Department of Health"


Photo courtesy of Gotham Gazette.
Cristian Salazar for Gotham Gazette  |  July 24, 2012 9:58 AM | Comments
The board has grown increasingly influential under the Bloomberg administration.
This copepod created in a New Jersey Department of Agriculutre lab, was later released in Cape May County. Photo courtesy of the NJ Department of Agriculture.
Georgia Kral  |  July 11, 2012 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
The copepod, a tiny shrimp-like creature, is a weapon being wielded against a summertime annoyance.
NYC Health Commissioner Thomas Farley defended the city's restaurant grading system this week, after a drop in salmonella. AP/Richard Drew
City and State  |  March 9, 2012 10:37 AM | 2 Comments
Federal Magistrate Roanne Mann surprised us all by releasing her Congressional maps a week early, and promptly sent New York’s political world into a frenzy. But who wins and loses the week?
drunkdriving
Barron H. Lerner  |  November 22, 2011 4:00 AM | 2 Comments
Knowing what we all know, why do friends and family still let each other drive drunk? A health historian discusses the history and causes of holiday drunk driving.
Ambulance in Times Square. Every time someone is killed or dying with a viable organ, time is of the essence to get the organ to a waiting transplant recipient. Flickr/Alex Minkin.
John Farley  |  October 17, 2011 4:00 AM | 3 Comments
Forty percent of Americans are registered organs donors, compared to only 15 percent of New York State residents. Why are we so behind the curve?
Cooler used to transport organs from donor to transplant recipient. One donor can supply organs to eight different people. Photo courtesy of BioEthics.net.
John Farley  |  October 16, 2011 7:15 PM | Comments
If you are a registered organ donor and you die, your organs can potentially save the lives of eight people. Here's how to become a donor in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
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