Health

Spring allergies
April 06, 2018 - 10:23 am
A delayed start to the allergy season means more misery in a shorter period of time.
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Condoms
Matt Goins/Lexington Herald-Leader/MCT/Sipa USA
April 05, 2018 - 8:58 am
Sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise.
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Disease Prevention Test
Xinhua/Sipa USA
March 26, 2018 - 6:51 pm
The number of tuberculosis cases is on the rise in New York City.
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Sun
Dreamstime
March 26, 2018 - 2:48 pm
Although the calendar says spring it feels more like winter, but that doesn't mean you can't come down with a nasty case of sunburn if you don't use sunscreen.
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Naloxone
Amy Davis/Baltimore Sun/TNS
March 24, 2018 - 7:26 pm
This week, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced $22 million more will go to fight opioid overdoses in New York City.
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Elizabeth Cassese
Marla Diamond/WCBS 880
March 12, 2018 - 3:38 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- In her three-part series on adults with autism , WCBS Newsradio 880 Reporter Marla Diamond explores the growing opportunities in the workforce for people on the spectrum. While exact numbers are hard to come by, it's believed 80 percent of adults with autism are unemployed...
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World AIDS Day - Red Ribbon
Xinhua/Sipa USA
March 10, 2018 - 12:17 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- Saturday is National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. It promotes safe sex and ways to prevent the spread of the virus. WCBS Newsradio 880 spoke with Stephane Howze, senior vice president of New York City-based healthcare nonprofit Amida Care, which specializes in HIV...
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A woman with the flu sneezes into a tissue.
Dreamstime
March 03, 2018 - 12:22 pm
If you're worried about the flu, there's encouraging news from the New York City Health Department.
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Flu Shot
Dreamstime
February 26, 2018 - 4:38 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- T he New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene announced Monday that it will be offering vouchers for free flu shots directed at people the poor and uninsured. The vouchers will be available at 11 Walgreens and Duane Reade drugstores in neighborhoods with high...
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