NYC’s Frieden tapped to head CDC

NEW YORK President Obama Friday named New York City health commissioner Dr. Thomas Frieden to head up the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta.

During Frieden’s seven years as the city’s health commissioner, he locked horns often with New York’s restaurant community as he campaigned to ban smoking in public places, eliminate the use of trans fats in menu items and mandate menu labeling for some chain restaurants operating in the

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