Carlos Mercado died after lapsing into a coma on Aug. 24, 2013, according to court documents.
New endurance program aims to reduce obesity and weight related illness through fun community workouts.
The nutrition campaign promotes small steps in the borough with the highest obesity and diabetes rates.
Locals say the ban will hurt businesses and will not solve the obesity crisis.
Expanding the 'Health Bucks' program is expected to greatly increase low-income people's produce access.
High school students in Harlem participated in a Teen Battle Chef to raise awareness of healthy eating.
The woman, arrested for smoking marijuana on the Lower East Side last year, had to be rushed to the hospital after being denied insulin.
Tracy Morgan will miss at least two episodes of the popular NBC comedy after undergoing a kidney transplant.
A diabetic man is suing the NYPD after he was arrested and allegedly kept from getting an insulin shot for 30 hours.
Weill Cornell Medical College broke ground on a new $650 million research building at East 69th Street Wednesday. The college hopes the state-of-the-art facility attracts up to 30 top researchers.
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