Latest New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Stories

2014-05-01 08:37:32

The nation's largest cities urge expansion of proposed FDA regulations to restrict marketing of highly addictive, kid-friendly products WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Big Cities Health Coalition (BCHC), a project of the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), officially requested the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) expand their proposed regulations to address the sale, marketing, manufacturing, and labeling of e-cigarettes. In particular,...

soda ban gets canned
2013-03-12 08:24:36

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The fight to cut down on the sale and consumption of large sugary sodas in New York City just saw its first real setback. A ban on large-size sodas that was set to go into effect today will have to wait, after a state judge blocked the measure, calling the movement arbitrary and improperly enacted. The verdict hands a huge victory to the beverage industry. NY Supreme Court Justice Milton Tingling on Monday wrote in his...

2007-09-25 09:00:48

America Service Group Inc. (NASDAQ:ASGR) announced today that the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) has publicly indicated its intent to extend by three additional years its contract with the Company's operating subsidiary, Prison Health Services, Inc. (PHS) for the provision of comprehensive medical, mental health, dental and ancillary services to inmates in the custody of the New York City Department of Correction. PHS, through arrangements with...

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  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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