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Seen At 11: Spinning Out Of Control With Vertigo

At least once in each our lives we’ve all felt as though the room was spinning around us. Well, imagine feeling like that all the time. It happens to millions of people each year. They are suddenly and unexpectedly hit with vertigo, an old condition making a big comeback.

06/28/2012

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Lawsuit Claims Hebrew National’s Hot Dogs, Other Meats Not Kosher

ConAgra Foods Inc. says a lawsuit that claims its products aren’t really kosher is without merit. The suit claims that ConAgra, based in Omaha, Neb., charges premium prices for Hebrew National meats, which it says aren’t really 100 percent kosher.

06/20/2012

Malcolm Alleyne and Sonia McClean (credit: CBS 2)

In Sickness And In Health: MJHS Hospice Makes Magical Wedding Day For Bronx Couple

A Bronx couple’s dream comes true with a very unusual wedding made possible by the extraordinary efforts of others.

06/13/2012

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9-Year-Old Bullied Over Ears Gets Corrective Surgery In NYC

He’s a blue-eyed, blond 9-year-old from a small town in Idaho. Normal in every way except for his ears and that has made Trenton Vance a target for bullies.

06/13/2012

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Burger King To Lure Customers With BBQ Sandwiches, Bacon Ice Cream Sundae

Burger King wants to lure customers this summer with a barbecue party — and a bacon sundae.

06/12/2012

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‘Stay Alive’ CPR Events Take Place Across New York City

A series of events are taking place in the city this week to kick off the American Heart Association’s multi-city CPR awareness and education tour.

06/04/2012

Mike Cohen shakes hands with Dr. Steve Allen outside Monter Cancer Center (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Cancer Survivor Bikes Cross-Country To Thank Long Island Doctor For Saving His Life

Cancer survivor Mike Cohen rode his bike more than 3,000 miles from California to Long Island to thank the oncologist he credits with saving his life.

05/18/2012

Grumer with son Aram. (credit: Time.com)

Provocative TIME Magazine Cover Shows Mother Breastfeeding 3-Year-Old Son

Here’s one magazine cover that will surely get your attention.

05/10/2012

Patricia Krentcil, accused of taking her young daughter into a tanning booth, appears in court on May 2, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Officials Terminate Probation For Nutley ‘Tanning Mom’ Patricia Krentcil

The New Jersey mom accused of taking her 6-year-old daughter into a tanning booth is no longer on probation, according to court officials.

05/04/2012

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03/30/2012

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Check Out The CBS HealthWatch Colorectal Webcast

Watch Dr. Travis Stork from The Doctors and a panel of renowned medical experts discuss colorectal cancer and digestive health.

03/29/2012

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Visit CBS New York’s Your Home

Visit CBS New York’s Your Home for great advice on how to keep your home clean, green and healthy.

03/20/2012

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Was It The Pizza? Students From Same Classroom At P.S. 115 In Canarsie Get Ill, Vomit

Department of Education spokeswoman Margie Feinberg, issued the following statement late Friday afternoon: “Five hundred students were served lunch – all the students who got sick came from the same classroom.”

12/16/2011

Chinese residents hold balloons as they take part in an AIDS awareness program to mark the World AIDS Day in southwest China's municipality of Chongqing on December 1, 2011. (Photo credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

On World AIDS Day, NYC Health Dept. Recommends AIDS Drugs For Those With HIV

More than 110,000 people in New York City are infected with HIV, more than in any other U.S. city and about 75 percent of all cases in the state.

12/01/2011