Health News

Measles vaccine
George Frey / Stringer
Associated Press
August 26, 2019 - 2:26 pm
A judge has upheld a New York state law repealing religious exemptions from vaccinations required for children in schools or day care programs.
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Teen vaping
AP Photo/Steven Senne, File
Mike Smeltz
August 22, 2019 - 5:57 pm
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday reported more than 150 possible cases of lung illnesses linked to vaping with about one-fifth of those cases occurring in the Tri-State area.
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The Wanaque Center for Nursing And Rehabilitation
Kevin R. Wexler/NorthJersey.com
August 15, 2019 - 5:25 pm
Gov. Phil Murphy on Thursday signed new legislation that requires long-term care facilities to submit outbreak response plans to the state.
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measles, mumps and rubella vaccine
Illustration Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
August 14, 2019 - 2:15 pm
New York students who haven't been vaccinated against measles and other diseases are waiting to hear if they can go back to school.
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Baby Spinach recall
Dole Fresh Vegetables
August 12, 2019 - 2:03 pm
Dole Fresh Vegetables on Monday recalled baby spinach sold in 10 states after is tested positive for salmonella.
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Measles shot
Carucha L. Meuse/The Journal News
August 08, 2019 - 7:13 pm
Health officials say they've confirmed five cases of measles in a Mennonite community in western New York.
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E-cigarette Juul
Calvin Mattheis/News Sentinel, Knoxville News Sentinel
July 31, 2019 - 2:25 pm
Connecticut has launched an investigation into claims made by e-cigarette manufacturer Juul Labs that its devices help people quit smoking.
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Measles vaccine
George Frey / Stringer
July 12, 2019 - 6:47 pm
A judge in New York has refused to block a state law repealing a religious exemption to vaccine mandates.
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measles, mumps and rubella vaccine
Illustration Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
July 10, 2019 - 7:24 pm
A group of parents is suing New York state in an effort to reinstate a religious exemption to vaccine mandates.
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IVF
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July 08, 2019 - 6:34 pm
A New York couple is suing a fertility clinic after the woman gave birth to two other couples’ children due to an IVF mix-up, according to a newly filed lawsuit.
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