Health News

Emilia Clarke
Sthanlee Mirador/Sipa USA
March 22, 2019 - 12:29 pm
"Game of Thrones" actress Emilia Clarke revealed Thursday that she has had two life-threatening aneurysms, and two brain surgeries, since the show began.
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Cough Syrup Recall
FDA
March 21, 2019 - 2:11 pm
A recall has been issued for baby cough syrup sold nationwide at Dollar General stores, after it was found to cause vomiting and diarrhea.
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Doctor With Stethoscope
Dreamstime
March 19, 2019 - 1:30 pm
Long Island residents are among the healthiest in the state, according to a new study.
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Dr. Perry Frankel
Sean Adams/WCBS 880
March 18, 2019 - 10:47 am
One cardiologist from Long Island is taking house calls to a whole new level.
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E-cigarette Juul
Calvin Mattheis/News Sentinel, Knoxville News Sentinel
March 13, 2019 - 2:27 pm
The Food and Drug Administration is moving to limit sales of most flavored e-cigarettes, trying to curb what it calls an “epidemic of youth vaping.”
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Measles Vaccine
PA Images/Sipa USA
March 12, 2019 - 4:24 pm
The New York chapters of a national pediatrics organization are supporting legislation in the state Legislature that would allow minors to get vaccinated without parental consent.
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Tom Seaver
Tyson Trish / NorthJersey.com file
March 08, 2019 - 3:26 pm
The news that baseball Hall of Famer Tom Seaver has been diagnosed with dementia spotlights a big issue: as our baby boomer population ages, who will take care of the increasing number of people with Alzheimer's and other memory impairment conditions?
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 measles vaccine
Markell DeLoatch, Public Opinion, USA Today
February 28, 2019 - 5:31 pm
The city's Health Department on Thursday pleaded with parents to vaccinate their children against measles, as an outbreak in Brooklyn has grown exponentially since October.
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E-cigarette Juul
Calvin Mattheis/News Sentinel, Knoxville News Sentinel
February 11, 2019 - 5:30 pm
Cigarette smoking rates have stopped falling among U.S. kids, and health officials believe youth vaping is responsible.
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FDA Shutdown
Junfu Han/Detroit Free Press
January 14, 2019 - 4:11 pm
The partial government shutdown has put the Food and Drug Administration out of work for nearly three weeks, raising concerns about what consumers are feeding their families.
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