Health News

Sean Adams
September 09, 2019 - 3:00 pm
NEW YORK ( WCBS 880 ) — Nearly two decades after the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks, the death toll continues to rise and the story continues to unfold. “It certainly is evolving,” says Dr. Michael Crane. When commercial jetliners struck the World Trade Center on that day nearly 18 years ago, the...
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Sean Adams
September 09, 2019 - 1:20 pm
A New Jersey mom is pushing lawmakers to approve a bill that would require newborns to be screened for a rare disorder that her 19-month-old son was diagnosed with.
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Mount Sinai Selikoff Centers for Occupational Health
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Sean Adams
September 08, 2019 - 4:00 pm
In this week’s Stories from Main Street, WCBS 880’s Sean Adams heads to the World Trade Center Health Clinic at Mount Sinai, where doctors continue to treat new 9/11 victims every day.
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9/11 first responders crop
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 06, 2019 - 3:48 pm
New York City firefighters who rushed to the World Trade Center or spent more time at the site following the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks are at a greater risk for developing heart problems, according to a new study published Friday.
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 06, 2019 - 3:48 pm
NEW YORK ( WCBS 880 ) — New York City firefighters who rushed to the World Trade Center or spent more time at the site following the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks are at a greater risk for developing heart problems, according to a new study published Friday. The study, conducted by doctors at the...
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Associated Press
September 06, 2019 - 2:30 pm
Rutgers University is closing its three on-campus student pharmacies due to significant losses and a decrease in use.
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Vape Juice
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Sophia Hall
September 03, 2019 - 1:40 pm
Nassau County officials are pushing to ban the sale of flavored vaping products to curb teen vaping rates.
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measles, mumps and rubella vaccine
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Mack Rosenberg
August 29, 2019 - 7:11 pm
Connecticut Gov. New Lamont announced Thursday the Health Department must release school-by-school immunization rates, after a couple filed a lawsuit looking to block the move.
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Hepatitis A virus test
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
August 27, 2019 - 2:04 pm
One of the 27 people who contracted Hepatitis A from a food handler at a Mendham golf club in June has died.
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Overdose Crisis
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Rich Lamb
August 26, 2019 - 3:34 pm
After seven consecutive years of an increase in overdose death in New York City, officials say there’s been a slight decline.
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