Health

Doctor
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October 16, 2019 - 12:29 pm
The state Health Department is holding public meetings in four New York regions with higher rates of cancer.
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Ed Kranepool
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Sophia Hall
October 10, 2019 - 7:03 pm
Thursday marks the fifth annual Organ Donor Enrollment Day in New York.
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Kerri Chonsky
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Peter Haskell
October 10, 2019 - 6:06 pm
A 21-year-old in New Jersey who picked up vaping says she thought she was going to die.
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Vaping
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 08, 2019 - 1:27 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday revealed that a 17-year-old from the Bronx was New York’s first known vaping-related death.
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Mosquito
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 03, 2019 - 7:54 pm
A mosquito in Stamford, Connecticut has tested positive for eastern equine encephalitis as the potential deadly virus continues to spread through the Tri-State area.
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Vaping
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Erica Brosnan
October 03, 2019 - 6:45 pm
U.S. health officials on Thursday announced the number of vaping-related illnesses has surpassed 1,000, with no sign that the outbreak is fading.
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Tarrah Gibbons
October 03, 2019 - 1:56 pm
Amid rising concerns over the EEE (eastern equine encephalitis) virus, RADIO.COM brought in an infectious diseases expert to explain how to best to protect yourself. Dr. Robert Glatter from Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City said the virus is a rare, life-threatening virus that can cause...
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo
New York Governors Office
Associated Press
October 03, 2019 - 11:35 am
The governor announced Wednesday that the state saw 2,481 new HIV diagnoses last year — a 28% drop from 2014.
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Erica Brosnan
October 02, 2019 - 7:33 pm
Walmart has became the latest store to pull Zantac from its shelves.
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Measles vaccine
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 02, 2019 - 9:57 am
Putnam County has a confirmed case of measles.
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