A visibly anxious 20-year-old man walked into a Washington, DC Area emergency room one day last week, complaining of severe chest pain. Upon further examination, his heart rate was confirmed to be abnormally high. He said prior to coming to the hospital, he had consumed “a series of energy drinks, and a cup of coffee,” Dr. Cathleen Clancy, associate medical director of the National Capital Poison Center, recalled.
It was three in the morning, and the symptoms were all-too-familiar.
A New York City hospital that had to evacuate hundreds of patients during Superstorm Sandy after it lost power is set to reopen.
The City Planning Commission has approved a scaled-down plan of New York University's expansion plans in Greenwich Village.
After a summer filled with natural disasters, New York City officials are kicking off "National Preparedness Month'' by urging residents to plan ahead for catastrophe.
March 25th marks the 100th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire in downtown Manhattan. The fire started in a scrap bin on the 8th floor of the factory building, claiming the lives of 146 garment workers. The tragedy led to changes in labor and fire safety laws, and coincidentally, the centennial comes at a time of labor union struggles across the country.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg launched a new technology center today, which aims to promote green building practices in the region.