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Dr. Thomas Farley

Dr. Thomas Farley appears in the following:

How to Stay Safe in the Cold

Tuesday, January 07, 2014

Thomas Farley, commissioner of the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, offers advice for dealing with today's extreme cold temperatures.

 

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Where Did All the Teen Pregnancies Go?

Wednesday, February 06, 2013

Teen pregnancies in New York City have plummeted 27 percent in the past 10 years. Thomas Farley, commissioner of the NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene, explains why on the Brian Lehrer Show.

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Optimistic News for NYC Kids' Health

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Dr. Thomas Farley, commissioner of the NYC Department of Health Mental Hygiene, discusses a recent report that shows the first ever decline in childhood obesity in New York, and the news that the city is at an record low for infant mortality.

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The Mayor vs. Soda Pop

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Michael Saul of the Wall Street Journal, New York City Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley, and Marion Nestle, professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health and professor of Sociology at New York University and author of Why Calories Count, talk about Mayor Bloomberg's proposal to prohibit the sale of "super-sized" sugary soft drinks in NYC's restaurants.

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Health and Marriage

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Meet Dr. Thomas Farley, NYC’s new health commissioner. As congress debates national health care reform, what does he think the best policy is for New Yorkers? Plus, in the age of Mark Sanford and Jon & Kate, the American marriage has suffered some high-profile blows. Caitlin Flanagan thinks it’s time ...