Health

Cigarettes
HENRY TAYLOR/The Jackson Sun
November 12, 2018 - 11:02 am
Shares of tobacco stocks were lower Monday morning amid reports that the Food and Drug Administration will announce a proposal to ban menthol cigarettes as soon as this week.
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 measles vaccine
Markell DeLoatch, Public Opinion, USA Today
November 11, 2018 - 1:52 pm
One of the largest outbreaks of measles in New York State in modern times is getting worse in Rockland County, and new rules are being implemented for schools and students in the affected areas.
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Fish Oil
Dreamstime
November 10, 2018 - 6:07 pm
Two big studies give long-awaited answers on who does and does not benefit from taking fish oil or vitamin D.
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Food cart in New York City.
Steve Scott/WCBS 880
November 09, 2018 - 4:11 pm
The letter grades displayed inside restaurants throughout New York City will soon be showing up in other places where you can purchase food.
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 measles vaccine
Markell DeLoatch, Public Opinion, USA Today
November 02, 2018 - 7:31 pm
New Jersey health officials have confirmed another case of measles.
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Bellevue Hospital
Anthony Behar/Sipa USA
November 01, 2018 - 7:19 pm
New York City’s public health clinics will begin boosting access to buprenorphine, a prescription drug to manage opioid addiction, NYC Health + Hospitals said Thursday.
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New Jersey Department of Health Commissioner Dr. Shereef Elnahal, left, speaks about the adenovirus outbreak as New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy looks on during a press conference at the The Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018 in Wanaque, N.J. There have been 18 cases overall at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Haskell, about 30 miles (50 kilometers) northwest of New York, officials said. The 227-bed, for-profit facility has a pediatric unit but also cares for elderly residents. (Michael Karas/The Record via AP)
November 01, 2018 - 4:39 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A 10th person died amid a viral outbreak at a pediatric care center while a different strain of the virus was found at another facility in the state, New Jersey health officials said Thursday. The state Health Department confirmed in a statement the "medically fragile child" at...
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Hospital corridor
Dreamstime
October 31, 2018 - 7:31 pm
Patients at a second New Jersey pediatric facility have been found to have a respiratory virus, but authorities say it's a different strain from the one linked to nine deaths.
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Jarun011 | Dreamstime.com
October 31, 2018 - 7:13 pm
Health officials revealed there are now 40 confirmed cases of measles in Rockland County.
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New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy
Chris Pedota/NorthJersey.com via USA TODAY NETWORK
October 30, 2018 - 7:11 pm
New Jersey on Tuesday launched a new website to promote Affordable Care Act open enrollment.
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