Health

Gov. Andrew Cuomo
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June 13, 2019 - 6:42 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday signed new legislation ending religious exemptions for vaccinations in New York State.
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measles, mumps and rubella vaccine
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June 11, 2019 - 7:39 pm
The Bergen County Jail was placed on lockdown Tuesday following five reported cases of mumps among inmates.
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Measles vaccine
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June 11, 2019 - 2:24 pm
The measles crisis in New York City appears to be slowing down following Mayor Bill de Blasio’s mandatory vaccination order.
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Measles vaccine
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June 07, 2019 - 12:52 pm
As New York continues to deal with the worst measles outbreak in over 25 years, concern is beginning to shift from schools to summer camps.
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June 07, 2019 - 5:15 am
WCBS’s John Metaxas spoke with a young cancer survivor who says everyone in Verona Park tomorrow will be walking for each other.
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June 06, 2019 - 5:00 am
WCBS’s John Metaxas spoke with a father whose 14-year-old son has gotten cancer twice.
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FILE - In a Wednesday, June 5, 2019 file photo, former critical care doctor William Husel is seen in a photo provided by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. A court on Wednesday, June 26 declined to pause proceedings in wrongful-death lawsuits against Husel, who is accused of ordering excessive painkiller doses for dozens of patients in the Columbus-area Mount Carmel Health System. (Franklin County Sheriff’s Office via AP)
June 05, 2019 - 7:31 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio doctor was charged with murder Wednesday in the deaths of 25 hospital patients who, authorities say, were killed with deliberate overdoses of painkillers, many of them administered by other medical workers on his orders. In one of the biggest cases of its kind ever...
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June 05, 2019 - 5:00 am
WCBS 880’s John Metaxas spoke with three mothers whose daughters are going through their cancer treatments.
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Ansh and Giulia
Bunny Flanders
June 04, 2019 - 5:00 am
Cancer has a way of getting in the way of life. WCBS 880’s John Metaxas, spoke with two young adults about cancer interrupting their college studies.
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Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler speaks at the National Press Club in Washington, Monday, June 3, 2019. The Food and Drug Administration's first broad testing of food for a worrisome class of nonstick, stain-resistant industrial compounds found high levels in some grocery store meats and seafood and in off-the-shelf chocolate cake. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
June 03, 2019 - 4:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration found substantial levels of a worrisome class of nonstick, stain-resistant industrial compounds in some grocery store meats and seafood and in off-the-shelf chocolate cake, according to FDA researchers. The FDA's food-test results are likely to...
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