Health

Dunkin' Donuts
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October 21, 2018 - 2:40 pm
A woman in New Jersey made a disgusting discovery after a trip to a Dunkin’ Donuts last week.
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Hospital corridor
Dreamstime
October 21, 2018 - 12:41 pm
Four cases of a mysterious illness have been diagnosed in New York State, resulting in paralysis similar to the symptoms of polio.
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Rikers Island
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October 20, 2018 - 12:25 pm
Two inmates at Rikers Island were confirmed to have Legionnaires’ disease while the Health Department scrambled to figure out how they were sickened.
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Chocolate Chip Cookies
Dreamstime
October 19, 2018 - 6:22 am
First it was salt, now New York City wants to go after sugar.
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Hospital corridor
Dreamstime
October 16, 2018 - 7:06 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- A mysterious and rare condition similar to polio has been affecting children across the country, and federal health officials cannot figure out what is causing it. Washington Post Health Reporter Lena Sun said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention first noticed an...
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Squirrel Central Park
Dreamstime
October 16, 2018 - 1:03 pm
A hunter from New York who died four years ago may have gotten a rare brain disorder after eating squirrel brains, according to a new report.
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Breast Cancer Ribbon
Dreamstime
October 15, 2018 - 12:45 pm
Adelphi NY Statedewide Breast Cancer Hotline has a new program to help women under the age of 40 who are undergoing treatment for breast cancer.
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Measles
Dreamstime
October 14, 2018 - 12:08 pm
New York State's Health Department says an international traveler returning from Israel who has been confirmed to have measles visited multiple venues in New York and New Jersey this month.
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Doctor With Stethoscope
Dreamstime
October 13, 2018 - 2:13 pm
Doctors are warning parents about a new virus going around that mimics strep throat.
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Hospital corridor
Dreamstime
October 13, 2018 - 12:17 pm
New York state health officials say 39 children have been found to have a virus that in rare cases, causes a polio-like condition.
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