Health News

9/11 first responders crop
Frank Becerra Jr.The Journal News
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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Rutgers University
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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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Measles vaccine
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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
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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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