With 2.3 million people in American prisons today, it’s time to normalize the criminal record.
New Year, same Andrew Cuomo. In an effort to – once again – upstage NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, Governor Cuomo moves the fight into the streets.
According to a 2012 report, obesity is, “the leading cause of preventable death—second only to tobacco” in New York City. The vast majority of city dwellers (3.5 million people—or 58% of adults) are overweight or obese, pushing obesity and obesity-related conditions to “epidemic” proportions. Creating a healthier New York is clearly a public health priority, so why have efforts to address this devastating—and preventable—cause of death been so unsuccessful?