And, as in previous years, the rates for black and Puerto Rican infants were higher than other groups, ... We are working closely with medical and community partners to reduce persistent disparities.
Tobacco kills three times as many people as alcohol, murder, and suicide combined.
While overall rates have decreased, several communities account for a disproportionate share of infant deaths.
We have seen increased mosquito activity in parts of the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn and Staten Island.
We are working closely with medical and community partners to reduce persistent disparities, promote women's control over their reproductive choices, including access to emergency contraception, increase drug-free pregnancies, promote breastfeeding, and increase the number of infants put 'back to sleep' to reduce Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).
There is at this time no indication of any risk to the general public. People who are coughing but don't have exposure to unprocessed animal hides have absolutely no reason to be concerned.
To combat heart disease, the No.1 killer in New York City, we are asking restaurants to voluntarily make an oil change.
[Our] restaurants are the best in the world, but they can be even healthier.