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City Limits Profiles New Needle-Exchange Programs in New York City
City Limits -- New York City's urban affairs news magazine -- in its July/August issue profiles new needle-exchange programs intended to reduce the spread of HIV among injection drug users in New York City. Tom Frieden, the city's health commissioner, has "adopted harm reduction as the ethic" of the city's Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, and is supporting funding to expand needle-exchange programs into neighborhoods in Queens and Staten Island, according to City Limits (Wright, City Limits, July/August 2004). The complete article is available online.
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