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Dr. Roger Sahoury stopped by the CBS2 studio Saturday morning to offer some simple home remedies for common allergies that can alleviate some of the sniffling and sneezing. (Credit: CBS2)

Interview: Dr. Roger Sahoury Dishes On Holistic Allergy Remedies

There are plenty of medications to choose from, but if you're looking to avoid drugs and want a natural alternative with fewer...

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Authorities say a student used eye drops to poison a teacher at a New Jersey high school. (Credit: CBS2)

Student Allegedly Spiked Teacher’s Drink With Eye Drops At New Jersey High School

It could have been deadly. A New Jersey teacher was rushed to the hospital after police say a student added something to her drink that made her sick.

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Gov. Cuomo Unveils Blueprint Aimed To Reduce Spread Of AIDS

Gov. Andrew Cuomo visited the LGBT center on W. 13th Street Wednesday to unveil a blueprint that is intended to end the AIDS epidemic.

Jackie Fortin's daughter, Cassandra, was forced to undergo chemotherapy by the state of Connecticut.  (Photo Courtesy of Jackie Fortin)

Connecticut Teen Who Fought Cancer Treatment Heading Home From Hospital

The teen, identified in court documents only as Cassandra C., said she is being released from the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center on Monday.

New Jersey State Senator Richard Codey called on the federal government to wage war on Alzheimer's Disease. (Credit: CBS2)

New Jersey Lawmaker Calls On Feds To Wage War On Alzheimer’s

A call went up on Sunday, for the federal government to wage war on Alzheimer’s Disease.

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Some Smoothies Can Help Manage Stress

April is National Stress Awareness Month, and Estelle and Dale Williams say they have a few smoothies that can actually help you manage your stress in different ways.

Researchers say ultrasounds could play a role in the treatment of Alzheimer's. (Credit: CBS2)

Researchers Say Ultrasound Could Play A Role In The Fight Against Alzheimer’s

Now, there is exciting new hope in the fight against Alzheimer’s, and it comes from the technology that is usually associated with expectant mothers.

Experts say the drug kratom is as addictive as heroin, and it's completely legal. (Credit: CBS 2)

NJ Assemblyman Looks To Ban Organic Herb That Produces Heroin-Like High

A New Jersey lawmaker wants to ban an organic herb fueling the latest drug craze among teens.

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Survey: Number Of ‘Totally Sedentary’ Americans Is On The Rise

Warmer weather is moving and the fields at Flushing Meadows-Corona park were filling up with kids on Thursday.

Dr. Mehmet Oz attends the Joe Torre Safe At Home Foundation's 12th Annual Celebrity Gala at Pier 60 at Chelsea Piers on Nov. 13, 2014. (Photo by Dave Kotin

Dr. Oz Fires Back On Show At His Critics

Oz devoted the first half of his syndicated show Thursday to his response to what he called “a brazen letter from 10 mysterious doctors” sent to Columbia University.

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Matcha Madness Makes Its Way To The United States

As you head out for your morning commute, you may grab a cup of coffee, but it may not be that way for long.

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Tamiflu Shortage Again

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.

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DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.

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What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

What does it mean when doctors say a person is brain-dead?

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Expert Q&A: Childhood Vaccine Safety

For parents, childhood vaccines are a source of reassurance, but also anxiety about side effects and reactions.