Worst Air Quality In NY Found On Staten IslandStaten Island has the worst ozone levels in New York according to the American Lung Associations' 2018 "State of the Air" report.
Tech Fair Touts Products That Help Patients & Caregivers Cope With Alzheimer'sAs terrible as it is for the patient, it's often even harder for the family and caregivers. Thankfully, technology may be making that burden a little easier.
Study: 1 In 4 Mice In NYC Full Of Drug-Resistant BacteriaA team of microbiologists have discovered something New Yorkers have known for a long time: The mice that live here are gross, furry little bundles of disease with feet.
Study: Organs From Victims Of Opioid Overdoses Offer New Hope To Patients Waiting For TransplantsSome good may be coming out of the tragic and troubling increase of opioid deaths in the United States.
Salmonella Scare Prompts Egg Recall In New York, New JerseyA farm is recalling more than 200 million eggs sold in nine states over salmonella fears.
Romaine Lettuce To Blame For New Jersey E. Coli OutbreakChopped romaine lettuce grown around Yuma, Arizona, is being blamed for the E. coli outbreak that sickened at least seven New Jersey residents and 35 people across 11 states last week.
Bathroom Hand Dryers Spray Feces Particles On Your Hands, Study SaysResearchers say the machines which are designed to blow hot air on you are actually sucking up feces particles and spraying them onto your hands.
'Sweet Tooth' Gene Linked To Having Less Body Fat, Study FindsA new study has found that people with a specific gene which makes them crave sugary treats actually have less body fat than others.
Scientists Say They Have Fixed The Gene Linked To Alzheimer's DiseaseScientists found that apoE4 is only slightly different from the gene apoE3 however, the protein it produces within the body is much more damaging to human brain cells.
Nassau County Officials Warn About Dangers Of Vaping, E-CigarettesNassau County officials spoke out against vaping Friday, joining a growing trend in scientific studies showing e-cigarettes and similar devices are not the healthier alternatives to smoking, as some users believe.
Baby Wipes Tied To 'Perfect Storm' Of Child Food Allergies, Study SaysResearchers from Northwestern University say that a combination of genetics, allergens in dust, food choices, and the effects of infant cleansing wipes on the skin are all part of a package that triggers allergies.
Breakthrough In Prosthetic Technology Restores Sensation For AmputeesWhile prosthetics have gotten much better in movement, bringing back the sensation of touch has proved a much tougher problem.

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