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New York City Council Committee on Health HearingChair Mark Levine Opening Statement For Release: January 30, 2019Contact: Jake Sporn // 917-842-5748 // jsporn@council.nyc.gov City Hall, NY -- Today, City Council Health Chair Mark Levine will be chairing a hearing on his legislation to ban the sale of flavored electronic cigarettes....

For Release: January 18, 2019Contact: Jake Sporn // 917-842-5748 // jsporn@council.nyc.gov City Hall, NY -- Today, City Council Health Chair Mark Levine announced he would be introducing legislation to ban the sale of flavored electronic cigarettes at the City Council Stated Meeting on Wednesday, January 24th. As the number of...

By Carol Tannenhauser It seems like 2018 is just getting started, yet suddenly we’re making plans for New Year’s Eve! On the other hand, was it really only a year ago that Lincoln Plaza Cinemas closed? That was the big story of January, 2018, which began with a major fire in a vintage diner,...

By Graham Kates Marissa Hoechstetter decided about three years ago she needed to get her former doctor's name removed from her twins' birth certificates. The obstetrician had been accused by Manhattan prosecutors of sexually abusing multiple patients, and he would later plead guilty to counts of criminal sex act and forcible...

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