Health

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
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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
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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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Stem Cell Research
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October 08, 2018 - 8:07 pm
Monday is Stem Cell Awareness Day.
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Legionnaires' Disease
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October 05, 2018 - 5:35 pm
The Health Department said Friday that eight people in lower Washington Heights have been hospitalized for Legionnaires' in the past five days. None of them has died.
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FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2013, file photo, a CT scan technician prepares for a patient at the Silver Cross Emergency Care Center in Homer Glen, Ill. The Trump administration is quietly trying to weaken radiation rules, relying on scientific outliers who argue that a little radiation damage is actually good for you _ like a little bit of sunlight. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)
October 02, 2018 - 5:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The EPA is pursuing rule changes that experts say would weaken the way radiation exposure is regulated, turning to scientific outliers who argue that a bit of radiation damage is actually good for you — like a little bit of sunlight. The government's current, decades-old guidance...
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Doctor With Stethoscope
Dreamstime
September 28, 2018 - 11:05 am
An elementary school student in New Rochelle is being treated for tuberculosis.
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City Council Lead Poisoning Hearing
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September 27, 2018 - 8:52 am
Lead, not just in public housing buildings but in private dwellings as well, were the subject of a city council hearing Thursday morning.
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Mosquito
Dreamstime
September 21, 2018 - 3:48 pm
New Jersey health officials say a 62-year-old man's death last week was the state's first confirmed fatality from West Nile virus this year.
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