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Tuberculosis in decline since 1991

With the rate of active tuberculosis (TB) on a steady decline, Health Commissioner Mary E. O’Dowd thanked public health workers for their efforts in the fight against the disease, but warned that only through continued public education and vigilance will…

Microbeads are banned in cosmetics

A bill Assembly Democrats Patrick Diegnan, Paul Moriarty, Tim Eustace, Linda Stender, Marlene Caride and Shavonda Sumter sponsored to address the growing environmental concerns over beauty products containing microbeads is now law. The measure was amended to concur with the…