Health News

Ed Kranepool
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April 22, 2019 - 4:00 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — Ed Kranepool of the '69 Mets says doctors have found him a match for a kidney donor. The now 74-year-old told WCBS 880's Peter Haskell, "We've been very fortunate to get great news from the hospital." Over the last two years, the former first baseman has been able to avoid...
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Mayor Bill de Blasio Public Health Crisis
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April 19, 2019 - 6:35 pm
After one preschool was closed and reopened, the city has closed four more yeshivas in Williamsburg for failing to turn over vaccination and attendance records.
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Measles vaccine
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April 18, 2019 - 6:27 pm
New York City has issued summonses to three people for flouting an emergency order to vaccinate their children for measles.
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Allergies
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April 17, 2019 - 3:41 pm
For those who suffer from allergies, it’s been a rough season so far, especially as more and more children are being diagnosed with seasonal allergies.
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Rockland County Executive Ed Day
Peter Haskell
April 16, 2019 - 1:23 pm
Rockland County officials announced Tuesday a new order mandating anyone with measles in the area be quarantined to their homes.
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Mayor Bill de Blasio Public Health Crisis
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April 12, 2019 - 7:27 pm
A lawsuit is expected to be filed next week, challenging the city's mandatory vaccination order in Williamsburg.
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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April 12, 2019 - 1:32 pm
New Jersey has seen a surge in autism cases over the last four years, according to a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report.
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Phil Murphy
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April 11, 2019 - 7:22 pm
A new law in New Jersey will make it so insurance companies cover mental health in the same way they treat physical health.
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Mayor Bill de Blasio Public Health Crisis
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April 10, 2019 - 3:02 pm
A civil rights lawyer announced Wednesday that he is planning a lawsuit on behalf of opponents to New York City’s order requiring residents of Williamsburg to receive mandatory measles vaccinations.
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Rockland County Executive Ed Day
Peter Haskell
April 09, 2019 - 6:13 pm
With the number of measles cases in Rockland County up to 168, officials are responding to a judge's ruling blocking its emergency declaration.
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