Health

Vape Juice
Matt Cardy/Getty Images
Erica Brosnan
September 09, 2019 - 7:56 pm
New York state may soon require shops selling vaping devices to post health warning signs.
Read More
Measles Vaccine
PA Images/Sipa USA
Associated Press
September 09, 2019 - 7:40 pm
Parents of unvaccinated children in New York state are protesting the repeal of a religious exemption to school immunization requirements.
Read More
9/11 first responders crop
Frank Becerra Jr.The Journal News
WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 06, 2019 - 3:48 pm
New York City firefighters who rushed to the World Trade Center or spent more time at the site following the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks are at a greater risk for developing heart problems, according to a new study published Friday.
Read More
Rutgers University
Anthony Behar/Sipa USA
Associated Press
September 06, 2019 - 2:30 pm
Rutgers University is closing its three on-campus student pharmacies due to significant losses and a decrease in use.
Read More
Associated Press
September 06, 2019 - 1:39 pm
U.S. health officials are again urging people to stop vaping until they figure out why some are coming down with serious breathing illnesses.
Read More
Opioids (Getty)
iStock / Getty Images
Sophia Hall
September 05, 2019 - 6:59 am
The opioid crisis costs Long Island approximately $8 billion per year a study by the Fiscal Policy Institute shows.
Read More
Prison (Getty)
iStock / Getty Images
Associated Press
September 04, 2019 - 5:23 pm
A group of New York inmates is suing the state prison system, saying its efforts to crack down on prescription drug abuse have gone too far.
Read More
Vape Juice
Matt Cardy/Getty Images
Sophia Hall
September 03, 2019 - 1:40 pm
Nassau County officials are pushing to ban the sale of flavored vaping products to curb teen vaping rates.
Read More
Measles vaccine
George Frey / Stringer
Associated Press
September 03, 2019 - 10:44 am
New York City Health Commissioner Oxiris Barbot said in a statement early Tuesday that an emergency declared earlier this year has been lifted.
Read More
FILE - In this April 23, 2014 file photo, a man smokes an electronic cigarette in Chicago. On Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said they are investigating more cases of a breathing illness associated with vaping. The root cause remains unclear, but officials said Friday that many reports involve marijuana vaping. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
Associated Press
August 30, 2019 - 3:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Health officials are recommending people who vape consider avoiding e-cigarettes while they investigate more cases of a breathing ailment linked to the devices. While the cause remains unclear, officials said Friday that many reports involve e-cigarette products that contain THC,...
Read More

Pages