public health

Bebeto Matthews / AP

The governors of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania met in New York City Thursday to try to hash out a multi-state approach to legalizing the adult recreational use of marijuana.

Patrick Sison / AP

A new report says more than a quarter of a million of New York residents aged 10 to 17 are obese.

Office of U.S. Rep. Peter King / Facebook

Officials on Long Island have a new tool to combat youth vaping and e-cigarette use – a vape detector.

Lai Seng Sin / AP

Connecticut has seen fewer new HIV cases in recent years. That puts the state on par with New York, which announced it is on track to ending the AIDS epidemic in the state by 2020.

Long Island School District Sues Juul

Oct 10, 2019
Robert F. Bukaty / AP

A Long Island school district is one of three nationwide that are taking Juul to court over the vape maker’s marketing practices.