July 23, 2012, New York Daily News
By Casey Tolan and Larry Mcshane
Take two tomatoes and call me in the morning.
City officials unveiled a new get-healthy program July 23 where doctors will “prescribe” a menu of fresh fruits and vegetables to patients battling obesity.
“This is probably going to prevent an awful lot of disease in the long term than the medicines we tend to write prescriptions for,” said New York Health Commissioner Thomas Farley. Continue reading