Health News

Coronavirus Screening
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Marla Diamond
January 27, 2020 - 6:48 pm
Five Americans have tested positive for coronavirus and another 73 are being tested, including some in the Tri-State area.
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Coronavirus
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Erica Brosnan
January 24, 2020 - 12:41 pm
At least four people are currently “under investigation” in New York for the potentially fatal coronavirus, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office.
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Northport Middle School
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Sophia Hall
January 22, 2020 - 3:54 pm
The state Department of Health plans to investigate cancer rates at a Long Island school district, where one school was recently shuttered after students and staff became sick.
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Hospital Corridor
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Peter Haskell
January 14, 2020 - 3:48 pm
New research on 9/11 first responders and recovery workers has found elevated levels of yet another cancer.
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Vaccine Protest (AP)
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Associated Press
January 13, 2020 - 6:54 pm
A lawmaker says the prospects of a vote on legislation to eliminate most religious exemptions for vaccines for schoolchildren in New Jersey are uncertain.
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Flu shot
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Peter Haskell
January 09, 2020 - 7:30 pm
With a surge in flu cases in New York, Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday directed the Health Department to activate enhanced preparedness monitoring of healthcare facilities.
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Naloxone / Narcan
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January 02, 2020 - 1:24 pm
A new report shows progress in the fight against the opioid epidemic in Suffolk County as the federal government pledges an extra $1.5 billion to combat the crisis.
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Flu vaccine
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
December 26, 2019 - 1:51 pm
The flu is spreading fast in New York this year.
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AL Kirby Stony  Brook
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Sophia Hall
December 23, 2019 - 3:47 pm
After suffering from a rare heart condition last Christmas, a Long Island man was given the opportunity to thank the doctors who saved his life this holiday season.
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Paul Manafort
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Associated Press
December 17, 2019 - 5:29 pm
Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort has been hospitalized during his federal prison sentence.
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