Health

Mosquito
Dreamstime
August 05, 2018 - 12:46 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Connecticut epidemiologists say the state is seeing an unusually high number of mosquitoes infected with the deadly West Nile virus. The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station has so far found virus-infected mosquitoes in 19 municipalities this year. No cases have...
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FDA
August 03, 2018 - 10:26 am
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- HP Hood LLC is voluntarily recalling cartons of almond milk are being recalled because the product may contain cow's milk, an allergen not listed on the label, according to the Food and Drug Administration . The recall affects 145,254 half-gallon cartons of Vanilla Almond...
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Mosquito
Dreamstime
August 01, 2018 - 11:16 am
Health officials in Westchester County say mosquitoes in the area have tested positive for West Nile virus.
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Longhorned Tick
New Jersey Department of Agriculture
July 25, 2018 - 8:50 am
A Bergen County girl is believed to be the first person in the U.S. to be found carrying an exotic pest that found its way to New Jersey.
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Legionnaires' Disease
Dreamstime
July 21, 2018 - 1:25 pm
New York City health officials confirmed 22 people have been affected by the Legionnaires’ outbreak in Washington Heights.
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Longhorned Tick
New Jersey Department of Agriculture
July 18, 2018 - 8:42 am
Public health and agriculture officials are warning New York residents, farms and visitors to take precautions outdoors as a new tick species has been found in the state.
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Legionnaires' Disease
Dreamstime
July 15, 2018 - 11:19 am
The city is continuing to search for the source of a Legionnaires’ outbreak in upper Manhattan that has sickened 16 people.
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Mosquito
Dreamstime
July 14, 2018 - 5:48 pm
Mosquitos captured in Suffolk County have tested positive for the West Nile Virus.
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Marijuana
Dreamstime
July 13, 2018 - 1:21 pm
The announcement came back in January that the Cuomo administration wanted to study the effects of marijuana legalization.
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Dreamstime
July 12, 2018 - 6:30 am
The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has discovered a cluster of Legionnaires’ disease cases in Washington Heights.
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