Department of Health

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Kimberly Dole
July 11, 2019 - 9:50 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The NYC Health Department is evaluating the water system in a Midtown building after two cases of Legionnaires’ Disease have occurred in residents within the past two months. Residents at 400 W 43rd Street were told Wednesday night by the health department that two people in...
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Close Up Of Overweight Man Measuring Waist
Dreamstime
July 10, 2018 - 10:53 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Another new report says obesity in New York City has been on the rise. The rate rose from 27 to 32 percent between 2004 and 2014. The NYU study was in the Journal of Urban Health. It seems men tipped the scale in making the percentage rise. Obesity rates stayed stable among...
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Rats eating garbage
Dreamstime
June 14, 2018 - 12:45 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- New Yorkers have had it with the rats. According to a new survey by RentHop.com, complaints to 311 about rodents have risen 10 percent in the last year. That's actually down from a 30 percent spike in calls in the two years prior, nevertheless Brooklyn had more than 7,200...
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