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Accidental Injuries Are a Top Cause of Death in New York City

Recently released data by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene shows that the number eight killer of people in the city is unintentional injury, including accidents. Injuries led to the deaths of 4,552 New Yorkers from 2009 through 2011, the three-year period cited. Overall, there were 18 fatal injuries per 100,000… Read More »

New York City Construction Injuries Jumped 34 Percent Last Year

Contractors and regulators are looking to pinpoint the reason why New York City saw a 34 percent increase in construction-related injuries in the past year. There were 283 such injuries — a steep jump from 211 injuries in 2014 and 187 injuries in each of the two previous years. According to the city Department of… Read More »

End “Stop & Frisk”

Rubenstein marches in a peaceful demonstration to end “stop & frisk” and racial profiling in New York City. He joined civil rights leader  Reverend Al Sharpton, President of the National Action Network, Benjamin Jealous, President of NAACP, as well as labor leader George Gresham, President of local 1199 leading the march.    

Right of Patients to Medical Records

When you go for a doctor’s visit, especially when seeing a new doctor for the first time, be prepared. Anticipate being asked questions about your medical and family history, preexisting conditions, and medications you are taking. Make sure you advise your medical provider of the nature and extent of all your current complaints and symptoms…. Read More »