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Officials now say that they have seen 19 cases of measles in an outbreak that took place across parts of Manhattan and the Bronx.
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Researchers have identified and confirmed an important risk factor for ovarian cancer, a disease that strikes 22,000 women, and kills 14,000 women a year in the United States.
Investigators said the suspects would pay HIV patients if the pharmacy didn’t fill their prescriptions. The suspects allegedly billed government health plans anyway, raking it almost $10 million in a single year, authorities said.
State Rep. Tony Hwang, R-Fairfield, is pushing for a law that would allow all first responders to carry naloxone — commonly known as Narcan — a drug that reverses the results of an accidental heroin overdose.
People take medication every day for things like anxiety, depression, and insomnia. Now, a new technique could make all of that go away.
The newest test is a blood test that can reportedly predict who will get Alzheimer’s several years before symptoms appear.
Children trying to get their parents’ attention have some serious competition. You could call it “distracted parenting,” when mom and dad pay more attention to their smartphone than their kids.
Jeffrey Veatch, of Yorktown Heights, has spoken to more than 12,000 young people about his son and the dangers of drugs.
So far, 16 cases have been identified including 9 children and 7 adults, officials said. Four people have been hospitalized.
Two brothers have been arrested and charged on Long Island for operating what authorities called a sophisticated counterfeiting operation involving many popular health and beauty products.
The health department said seven adults and nine children have been diagnosed to date and four people have been hospitalized.
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The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.
The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.
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For parents, childhood vaccines are a source of reassurance, but also anxiety about side effects and reactions.