Health News

tuberculosis bacteria
Dreamstime
April 02, 2019 - 2:13 pm
Suffolk County health officials revealed Monday that a person from the Copiague Middle School Community has been diagnosed with tuberculosis.
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Measles Vaccine
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April 01, 2019 - 1:32 pm
In wake of the Rockland County measles emergency, lawmakers are suggesting all vaccines be mandatory for minors.
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Soda
Dreamstime
March 26, 2019 - 3:37 pm
There’s a new initiative at City Hall to make kids’ meals in New York City healthier.
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Measles Vaccine
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March 26, 2019 - 2:10 pm
Rockland County declared a state of emergency Tuesday over the ongoing measles outbreak.
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy
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March 25, 2019 - 7:06 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says he will sign legislation allowing terminally ill patients to seek life-ending medication.
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Emilia Clarke
Sthanlee Mirador/Sipa USA
March 22, 2019 - 12:29 pm
"Game of Thrones" actress Emilia Clarke revealed Thursday that she has had two life-threatening aneurysms, and two brain surgeries, since the show began.
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Cough Syrup Recall
FDA
March 21, 2019 - 2:11 pm
A recall has been issued for baby cough syrup sold nationwide at Dollar General stores, after it was found to cause vomiting and diarrhea.
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Doctor With Stethoscope
Dreamstime
March 19, 2019 - 1:30 pm
Long Island residents are among the healthiest in the state, according to a new study.
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Dr. Perry Frankel
Sean Adams/WCBS 880
March 18, 2019 - 10:47 am
One cardiologist from Long Island is taking house calls to a whole new level.
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E-cigarette Juul
Calvin Mattheis/News Sentinel, Knoxville News Sentinel
March 13, 2019 - 2:27 pm
The Food and Drug Administration is moving to limit sales of most flavored e-cigarettes, trying to curb what it calls an “epidemic of youth vaping.”
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