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ALBANY, N.Y. — On July 7, Public Advocate and Democratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio joined a group of protesters demanding Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn be saved from
NEW YORK — Mayor Michael Bloomberg is far from accepting the bitter taste of defeat after a judge barred his administration from putting into practice its signature ban on large sugary
NEW YORK — After every meal, Betty Hitz would try to clean up the dining room of the nursing home where she lived.
When the staff tried to stop her, Hitz,
NEW YORK — The struggle to care for a loved one with Alzheimer's can lead family members to agree to heavy doses of antipsychotics.
Take the case of Abigail Dennis and
NEW YORK — For George LaRocca Jr., there was a striking difference between the man his father was before he was admitted to a nursing home and who he was
NEW YORK — George LaRocca Jr. and his dad ran a Brooklyn auto shop together. Even when Alzheimer’s robbed the elder LaRocca of his memories and ability to work, his
FAR ROCKAWAY, Queens — Weeks after floodwaters from Superstorm Sandy inundated his three-story home in Far Rockaway, Vern Clarke is pulling out the sheetrock and insulation from the walls of
Photograph of paid sick leave rally by William Alatriste.
NEW YORK — In the late 1970s and early 1980s, when Democrat Tom Cuite was at the helm of the City Council,
Photo (cc) The Suss-Man
NEW YORK — Many who oppose requiring businesses to give paid sick days to workers — among them Speaker Christine Quinn, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and industry groups
Photo of man testifying at Board of Health hearing by Nina Goldman.
NEW YORK -- The trendsetting public health initiatives that Mayor Michael Bloomberg has successfully pushed -- smoking bans in