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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.
Could Smell Be The Key To Unlocking Memories For People With Dementia?Neuroscience tells us that the sense of smell is closely associated to memory centers in the brain. So why not use aromas to counter age-related memory loss?
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.
Cannabis Compound CBD May Offer Medical Marijuana Benefits Without The HighAs medical uses for marijuana continue to grow there are many people who might consider it but don’t like the high that comes with it. As CBS2’s Dr. Max Gomez reports, that’s where a marijuana extract called CBD comes in.
Mariah Carey Reveals Bipolar Disorder DiagnosisThe singer told People magazine she was first diagnosed in 2001 but kept it private until now.
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.
Health Watch: New Study Says Reading To Young Children Helps Combat ADDChildren with Attention Deficit Disorder, or ADD, have a very tough time behaving and paying attention in school. But what if there were a non-drug with no bad side effect treatment that could help?
Screening For Lynch Syndrome Can Help Prevent Colon CancerIf lynch syndrome is detected early, a patient can begin more frequent cancer screenings and colon cancer can actually be prevented if pre-cancerous polyps are found and removed.
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.

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