Department of Health & Mental Hygiene

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Inwood »

Community Board 12 celebrated moving to the No. 2 spot based on Department of Health findings.

Bed-Stuy »

The area also fell into the city's top 10 for high rates of teen births and students missing school.

Chelsea »

The bill will require the Parks Department to report spending at each city park. 

Fort Greene »

Fort Greene, Brooklyn Heights and nearby areas ranked poorly for air pollution and child asthma rates.

Park Slope »

A total of three people have contracted West Nile virus this year, health officials said.

Chelsea »

Pictures of their faces taped to chairs in the front of the packed room highlighted their absence. 

Lower East Side »

A sign on the gate said the restaurant was "temporarily closed."

Melrose »

Cooling towers at five buildings tested positive for the disease, officials said.

Annandale »

The pesticide will reduce the mosquito population and try to stop the risk of West Nile virus.

Central Harlem »

Health inspectors found "sewage or liquid waste" inside the restaurant Tuesday.

Central Harlem »

They also arrested an employee of a bodega for selling prescription Viagra pills. 

Civic Center »

The city's Health and Hospitals Corporation will take over in January 2016.

Civic Center »

Rodney Cotton's painful erection was caused by anti-depressant medication, according to a lawsuit.

East Harlem »

Jose Ferrer was paralyzed from the waist down after doctors failed to treat his fungal infection.