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Ocean Breeze »

Queens has the lowest cancer rates of any of the five boroughs, according to state health data.

Forest Hills »

Legionnaires' disease killed one person and infected another at the Queens Boulevard complex.

Forest Hills »

Two tenants residing at 104-60 Queens Blvd. contracted the disease within a two-month period.

Midtown »

A record number of mosquitos also tested positive for the virus so far this season, officials said.

Upper East Side »

Robert Dyer tagged his initials nearly 80 times around the neighborhood since 2015, officials said.

Yorkville »

The eatery failed its health inspection Wednesday and was still closed on Friday afternoon.

Morris Heights »

A day care has been pinned for illegal roosters that it does not own. 

High Bridge »

The mayor urged Congress to consider the national opioid crisis in its health care proposals.

East Harlem »

A switchboard operator from the 23rd Precinct was diagnosed with the disease this week, officials said.

Midtown East »

The eatery was closed down Monday but reopened on Wednesday.

Mott Haven »

White men between 45- to 54-years old were the most likely to die of an overdose, according to the DOH.

New Springville »

The site could be linked to higher risk of cancers and Down syndrome, a new report asserts.

Upper East Side »

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

Upper East Side »

Café Noi had evidence of mice inside its Second Avenue location.

Upper East Side »

Owner Kelly Jaime said the shop opened Thursday at 2 p.m. with a clean bill.