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Yorkville »

The eatery was shut down on March 30 by a Health Department inspector.

Rockaway Beach »

Dr. Janie Simmons has spent decades researching overdose prevention and is spearheading the program.

Yorkville »

The restaurant, Tenzan 89, was given the OK to reopen on Monday, officials said.

Upper West Side »

More rigorous lead testing rules have found more elevated levels, but the city says students are safe.

Morrisania »

The number of children with lead poisoning has steadily declined over the past five years, records show.

Midtown »

There was a spike in pediatric flu-related deaths last month, according to records.

Upper East Side »

Health officials halted renovations at buildings where they say the landlord failed to protect tenants.

Upper East Side »

Many readers suggested rat-proof containers, cleaner sidewalks and stricter laws.

Yorkville »

The rat problem is so bad the city has assigned case managers to buildings on the block.

Upper East Side »

The eatery was shuttered on Jan. 3 and remained closed on Friday, according to the DOH.

Yorkville »

The deli was shut down on Dec. 8 and reopened on Monday, health department officials said.

Washington Heights »

The "Your Child's Asthma Is Always There" campaign aims to raise awareness Northern Manhattan. 

Willowbrook »

A resident of The Brielle at Seaview was diagnosed with the disease recently.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

The Westway Diner on Ninth Avenue closed on Friday after the city found "evidence of mice activity."