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Seen At 11: ‘Fatal Fitness’ – When Extreme Exercise Turns DeadlyWe've all heard the saying, 'no pain, no gain,' but what happens when you do too much of a good thing?
City Council Considers Major New Crackdowns On Smoking In NYCEarlier this month, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a new push to cut down on smoking and vaping – including new taxes and license requirements. Now the City Council is considering going well beyond that.
Dental Procedure May Help Restore Sagging FacesDo you want to look younger and rested, and turn back the clock on your face?
Popular Netflix Series ’13 Reasons Why’ Prompts Schools To Warn Parents About Teen SuicideThe show, a cautionary tale about suicide, has become the latest binge-watching craze among high school age viewers.
New York, New Jersey Are Flashpoint For New 'Superbug' Fungus In HospitalsNew York and New Jersey are the focal point for infections from a new “superbug” fungus that is emerging in U.S. hospitals.
Couple Swaps Wedding Registry For Bone Marrow Registry, Asks Guests To Become DonorsFrom day one, Bill Begal knew his bride was his match. But the Institute for Justice says about 3,000 people died each year because they can’t find their match.
Princes William And Harry Open Up About Lady Diana’s Death, Mental HealthPrinces William and Harry have expressed themselves like never before -- going public with the struggles they felt after the death of their mother Princess Diana.
Surgical Procedure Can Reduce Pain, Improve Mobility For Children With Cerebral PalsyThere is no cure for cerebral palsy, but there are treatments that can reduce pain and movement difficulties for children.
Medical Marijuana Company To Begin Home Delivery Service In NYC, Long IslandVireo Health of New York will begin deliveries Friday to patients in Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau and parts of Suffolk County who suffer from debilitating diseases, such as cancer and Lou Gehrig's disease.
CityViews With Muhammad Ali's Daughter Sheds Light On Upcoming Parkinson's Unity WalkSharon Barnes-Waters sits down with the legendary boxer's daughter, Maryum “May May” Ali, along with Parkinson's patient Bettina Chavanne and walk organizer Carol Walton.
Robot Helps Schoolchildren With Autism CopeThere is a new high-tech tool that helps kids with autism learn – in the form of a human-like robot.
Under NY Law, Insurance Companies Now Required To Cover Fertility Treatments For All WomenUnder New York law, insurance companies are now responsible to provide coverage for fertility treatment to all women regardless of sexual orientation or marital status, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Wednesday.

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