Children's Health

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2012

    Mike Bloomberg, Food Cop: Mayor Pushing Private Hospitals To Follow City Food Guidelines

    Hospital food, in general, sucks -- and thanks to Mayor Mike Bloomberg and his incessant war on flab, it's about to suck a lot more.Hizzoner announced today that several private hospitals in New York City have agreed to follow the mayor's dietary guidelines used for city-run hospitals. In other word ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2012

    Obama's Affordable Care Act: What Does It Mean for Women?

    Goddamn, have we got some good news for your ladyparts! As the Voice's inimitable Steven Thrasher reported this morning, the Supreme Court of the United States upheld Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, claiming that the ACA is constitutionally kosher as a tax. Almost immediately after, Planned Pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2012

    Antonio and Melanie: I Have A Question

    This is how they looked every single time they were shown on the Golden Globes. It was so bizarre to have them angled in different directions, making them look like a Jeff Koons statue of themselves or maybe like a glamorous movie couple with whiplash.

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2011

    Donald Trump vs. Jerry Seinfeld: What's the Deal With Demagoguery in Public Discourse?

    ​Jerry Seinfeld has ended up in Donald Trump's doghouse after pulling out of a performance for the Donald's son's charity foundation. Yahoo reports that Seinfeld cited Trump's persistent attacks on Obama's citizenship as the reason he backed out of the fundraiser that was to benefit St. Jude's ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    May 11, 2010


    No one's safe around Ricky Gervais

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2008

    Queens Sextuplets Doing Okay, Have Names

    Digna Carpio, whose impending sextuplets were all over the papers last month, gave birth on October 6 and a news conference with her husband Victor and son Jhancarlos today. Justin, Danelia, Jezreel, Genesis, Joel and Jadon Carpio (previously called A, B, C, D, E, and F, per the Sydney Morning Heral ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2007

    More Working New Yorkers Go Hungry: Study

    Photo by Aoife City Womanchile via Flickr About 1.3 million New Yorkers rely soup kitchens, food pantries, and other emergency food programs to get by, according to a report released Thursday by the Food Bank for New York City. That's 300,000 more New Yorkers who rely on food program to make end ... More >>

  • Film

    October 26, 2004