Health News

Mosquito
nechaev-kon
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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Erica Brosnan
October 02, 2019 - 7:33 pm
Walmart has became the latest store to pull Zantac from its shelves.
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Vaping
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Erica Brosnan
September 26, 2019 - 2:33 pm
Federal health officials on Thursday announced that hundreds more Americans have been reported to have a mysterious vaping-related illness as the death toll rose to 12.
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Mosquito testing
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Steve Burns
September 24, 2019 - 4:31 pm
Health officials in Connecticut say a second person has died after being diagnosed with a rare, mosquito-borne illness.
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Mosquito testing
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 20, 2019 - 5:47 pm
A person in Connecticut that was diagnosed with a rare mosquito-transmitted disease died Friday, the Department of Public Heath announced.
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E-Cigarettes
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Sophia Hall
September 19, 2019 - 1:13 pm
Two lawmakers from Long Island are looking to expand New York’s ban on flavored vaping products to a federal level.
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Measles Vaccine
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Associated Press
September 16, 2019 - 7:05 pm
The nation's worst measles epidemic in 27 years could be in its final stages as a week went by with no new reported cases.
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Vaping
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Peter Haskell
September 16, 2019 - 4:01 pm
With six vaping-related deaths throughout the country, one New Jersey senator is calling for a moratorium on the sale and use of all e-cigarettes.
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Legionnaires’ Disease
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Mike Smeltz
September 11, 2019 - 3:22 pm
At least two people have been sickened with Legionnaires’ disease in the Bronx.
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Measles Vaccine
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Associated Press
September 09, 2019 - 7:40 pm
Parents of unvaccinated children in New York state are protesting the repeal of a religious exemption to school immunization requirements.
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