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New Dorp »

Narcan will get to the city faster under a deal that streamlines the ordering process, officials said.

Crown Heights »

The four-by-eight "lactation pods" give a secure spot for nursing mothers in public buildings.

Lenox Hill »

Low levels of Legionella bacteria have potential to cause human disease, city officials say.

Lenox Hill »

It's likely the bacteria was spread through vapor in the air, but officials don't know from where.

Upper East Side »

The neighborhood with the lowest life expectancy was Brownsville, according to Health Department data.

Concourse »

The building where a tenant got sick with leptospirosis is run by notorious landlord Ved Parkash.

Concourse »

A tenant at 750 Grand Concourse got sick, but did not die, from the rare disease leptospirosis.

Hunts Point »

The spraying comes after a Brooklyn man was infected with West Nile virus. 

TriBeCa »

Dr. Mary Bassett doesn't understand why pregnant women are still traveling.

Kips Bay »

Pols say the city is vulnerable because many New Yorkers are from regions where the virus is spreading.

New York City »

The city is spraying to prevent the risk of Zika and West Nile Virus.

Willowbrook »

Staten Island had the biggest increase between 2014 and 2015, according to the health department.

Midtown »

The warning follows an updated CDC warning after at least 14 cases of Zika were confirmed in Florida.

New York City »

The Health Department will spray larvicide in areas of The Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn and Staten Island.

Midtown »

More than 2,000 pregnant women traveled from the city to Zika-affected countries, officials said.