January 13, 1988
The "alarming" results of anonymous testing for the AIDS-related virus indicate New York state could see 1,000 infected infants born this year, state health officials said. The findings have prompted a special appeal from state Health Commissioner Dr. David Axelrod to doctors to begin special counseling for women of childbearing age.
November 18, 1985 |
Mayor Edward Koch today contradicted the state health commissioner and ruled out using city inspectors as "sex cops" to investigate sexual activities in hotel rooms in an effort to stop the spread of AIDS. In Tokyo, where he is vacationing, the mayor rejected a call by state Health Commissioner David Axelrod to extend the city's crackdown on high-risk sexual practices.
November 2, 2008 |
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's fitness advice for Barack Obama -- squats for his "skinny legs" and biceps curls "to beef up those scrawny little arms" -- got the Democratic nominee's chief strategist wondering: How are the California governor's basketball skills? Schwarzenegger might not know it, strategist David Axelrod said, but "Sen. Obama's pretty fit."
November 13, 2010
SATURDAY Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC McLaughlin Group 6:30 p.m. KCET The Chris Matthews Show Potential GOP presidential candidates for 2012. (N) 5:30 a.m. KNBC SUNDAY CBS News Sunday Morning George W. Bush and Laura Bush; Diane Keaton. (N) 6 a.m. KCBS Today Bob Newhart; male menopause; apples. (N) 6 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America (N) 6 a.m. KABC State of the Union Midterm results; lame-duck Congress: Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas); Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.
June 20, 1985 |
A state appeals court, in a victory for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany, ruled today that the state improperly gave permission to open two abortion clinics the diocese had opposed. The Appellate Division of state Supreme Court said in the 3-1 decision that the state Health Department must reconsider its decision allowing the opening of the clinics in Albany and nearby Hudson.
September 28, 1988 |
State officials declared Tuesday that it is safe for hundreds of former residents to return to Love Canal, the neighborhood that became notorious for its chemical contamination. State Health Commissioner Dr. David Axelrod said most areas of Love Canal now contain no more chemicals than other parts of the industrial city. He said, however, that some blocks, where about 10 families lived, were still hazardous.
June 8, 1989 |
Dr. Ernest Saward, who helped set up the nation's first health maintenance organization in the 1940s, has died at 74. Saward, a longtime professor at the University of Rochester Medical School in New York, died in his sleep Monday at home in San Jose after a long illness, his wife Elizabeth said. "Few people have contributed more to the quality and coherence of health care than Ernie Saward," Dr. David Axelrod, New York's health commissioner, said Wednesday. "His loss is a major one, not only to New York state but to the entire country."