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FIGHT DIABETES


Thursday, March 2, 2006
MAYOR BLOOMBERG AND VETERANS AFFAIRS SECRETARY NICHOLSON ANNOUNCE CAMPAIGN TO FIGHT DIABETES AND IMPROVE VETERANS HEALTH
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, United States Veterans Affairs Secretary R. James Nicholson and Executive Director of the Mayor’s Office of Veterans Affairs Clarice Joynes announced a new Federal partnership to improve the health and wellness of U.S. veterans and their families with an emphasis on diabetes.
PRESS RELEASE # 064-06




GET A LIFE-SAVING COLONOSCOPY


Thursday, March 2, 2006
HEALTH OFFICIALS URGE NEW YORKERS AGE 50 AND OLDER TO GET A LIFE-SAVING COLONOSCOPY
High rates of colon cancer – and low preventive screening rates – were discussed today at the Third Annual Colorectal Cancer Prevention and Control Summit.
PRESS RELEASE # 014-06




Anthrax Update


Sunday, February 26, 2006
CROWN HEIGHTS RESIDENCE TESTS NEGATIVE FOR ANTHRAX
Tests done by the City Health Department laboratories on the Crown Heights residence where a man worked on unprocessed hides obtained from the patient diagnosed with anthrax have tested negative for anthrax.
PRESS RELEASE # 013-06




Anthrax Update


Thursday, February 23, 2006
UPDATE ON INVESTIGATION OF INHALATION ANTHRAX CASE IN NYC RESIDENT
The Health Department is continuing to work closely with the NYPD, FBI, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Pennsylvania health officials, and several other City, state and federal health and law enforcement agencies to investigate a case of nhalation anthrax in a New York City resident.
PRESS RELEASE # 012-06




Gestational Diabetes Campaign


Tuesday, February 21, 2006
MAYOR BLOOMBERG AND COMMISSIONER FRIEDEN LAUNCH OUTREACH CAMPAIGN FOR MOTHERS WHO DEVELOP DIABETES DURING PREGNANCY
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) Commissioner Dr. Thomas R. Frieden today announced an initiative to educate and provide resources for women who developed diabetes during their pregnancy, a condition known as gestational diabetes.
PRESS RELEASE # 053-06




National Condom Day


Monday, February 13, 2006
BRING YOUR OWN CONDOM ON VALENTINE’S DAY!
To mark National Condom Day (February 14), City Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas R. Frieden reminds all sexually active New Yorkers to get tested for HIV and to practice safer sex by using latex condoms.
PRESS RELEASE # 010-06




Flu is Increasing Citywide


Tuesday, February 7, 2006
FLU IS INCREASING CITYWIDE
Flu is increasing in New York City and residents who haven’t been vaccinated are urged to get a flu shot now to prevent the flu this season. Flu-related visits to emergency departments citywide have increased markedly and there have been many outbreaks in City nursing homes.
PRESS RELEASE # 009-06




National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day


Monday, February 6, 2006
FEBRUARY 7 IS NATIONAL BLACK HIV/AIDS AWARENESS DAY
To mark National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, the City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) reminded all New Yorkers at risk to get tested for HIV, and to take precautions to prevent the spread of HIV.
PRESS RELEASE # 008-06




Homeless Health Report


Monday, January 30, 2006
CITY DEPARTMENTS OF HEALTH AND HOMELESS SERVICES ISSUE FIRST-EVER REPORT ON THE HEALTH OF HOMELESS ADULTS IN NEW YORK CITY
Homeless adults died at twice the rate of New York City adults from 2001 through 2003, according to a new report issued jointly today by the City Departments of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) and Homeless Services (DHS).
PRESS RELEASE # 007-06




Depression Screening for Bronx Seniors


Friday, January 20, 2006
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE AND DEPARTMENT FOR THE AGING ANNOUNCE PILOT DEPRESSION SCREENING AND MANAGEMENT INITIATIVE FOR BRONX SENIORS
To address high rates of depression in older New Yorkers, free depression screenings in English and Spanish - as well as referrals - for Bronx seniors will begin this month.
PRESS RELEASE # 006-06



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