Health

Scientist
Dreamstime
November 26, 2018 - 12:21 pm
More than 100 scientists have signed a petition calling for greater oversight on gene editing experiments after a researcher in China claimed he altered the DNA of twin girls born earlier this month.
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 measles vaccine
Markell DeLoatch, Public Opinion, USA Today
November 24, 2018 - 4:47 pm
New Jersey health officials have confirmed more cases of measles in a central New Jersey community.
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Marijuana
Dreamstime
November 22, 2018 - 3:03 pm
A series of bills that would legalize recreational marijuana in New Jersey could be voted on by parts of the Legislature next week.
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Bethpage water
Sophia Hall/WCBS 880
November 20, 2018 - 3:49 pm
A Long Island family filed a $300 million lawsuit Tuesday blaming Northrop Grumman’s toxic dumping for three members’ cancers.
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Romaine Lettuce
Dreamstime
November 20, 2018 - 3:34 pm
U.S. health officials are telling people to avoid eating romaine lettuce because of an E. coli outbreak that has sickened 32 people in 11 states.
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Marijuana
Dreamstime
November 20, 2018 - 8:43 am
Members of the New York state Assembly are traveling to Binghamton for a hearing on the potential legalization of marijuana.
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New York-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center
Anthony Behar
November 17, 2018 - 2:10 pm
Operations at hospitals in the city may cost you more or less, depending on the hospital you choose, according to a new report.
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 measles vaccine
Markell DeLoatch, Public Opinion, USA Today
November 16, 2018 - 6:46 pm
The measles count in Rockland County continues to grow with health officials confirming 74 cases.
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This image provided by Hormel Foods Corporation shows the production code information on the side of the sleeve of Jennie-O-Turkey that is being recalled. Jennie-O-Turkey is recalling more than 91,000 pounds of raw turkey in an ongoing salmonella outbreak. Regulators say additional products from other companies could be named as their investigation continues. The products being recalled include 1-pound packages of raw, ground turkey and were shipped to retailers nationwide. Regulators say the product should be thrown away and not eaten. (Hormel Foods Corporation via AP)
November 16, 2018 - 10:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Jennie-O Turkey recalled packages of ground turkey in a salmonella outbreak, and regulators say additional products from other companies could be named as their investigation continues. The recall was the first — not counting pet food — tied to a widespread and ongoing outbreak that...
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The Wanaque Center for Nursing And Rehabilitation
Kevin R. Wexler/NorthJersey.com
November 15, 2018 - 7:43 am
There will be no more admissions at the Wanaque nursing home where a virus outbreak killed 10 children.
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