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L.I. Hospital: Reused Insulin Pen Part May Mean Hepatitis, HIV Risk For Patients

The South Nassau Communities Hospital has advised that some patients who received injections from an insulin pen should get tested for hepatitis and HIV.

03/11/2014

A customer fills a 21 ounce cup with soda at a McDonald's on Sept. 13, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

City Launches New Campaign Against Sugary Drinks

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on Monday launched a new anti-obesity campaign, focusing on the risks posed by sugary drinks.

11/25/2013

Doctor Examines Woman (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Seen At 11: Over-The-Counter DNA Tests Could Save Lives

It has been suggested that a simple over-the-counter-test could save lives by predicting a user’s “future health”, but some say that the test could do more harm than good.

11/20/2013

Scales of Justice (file / credit: clipart.com)

Report: Dock Worker Sues After Being Fired For Urinating Outside On Job

A dock worker in Brooklyn has filed a lawsuit, after he said he was fired for urinating outside on the job, according to a published report.

09/29/2013

Jillian Given

5-Year-Old Girl Calls 911, Gets Credited With Saving Mom’s Life

A mother in trouble was saved by her 5-year-old daughter in Suffolk County, when the little girl took it upon herself to call 911.

09/25/2013

Doctor Examines Woman (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Seen At 11: ‘Shadow Disease’ Symptoms Could Be An Indicator Of A More Serious Illness

Doctors claim these and other chronic illnesses could be an indication that a patient is suffering from an even scarier condition known as “The Shadow Disease”.

09/13/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)/ A 32-ounce soda (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

City Continues Push To Allow Large Sugary Drinks Ban To Take Effect

A state Supreme Court Appellate Division panel last week said the Board of Health was acting too much like a legislative body when it created the ban and said it didn’t believe sugary drinks were “inherently harmful.”

08/05/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the city will appeal a judge's decision to halt a super-sized sugary drinks ban. (credit: Getty Images)

Appeals Court Strikes Down Supersized Sugary Drinks Ban

The four-judge panel of the state Supreme Court Appellate Division said the Board of Health was acting too much like a legislative body when it created the ban.

07/30/2013

Interactive "Rain Room" Exhibit At MoMA (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Eye On New York: Diabetes App, Inside MoMA’s Rain Room And More

The Rain Room continues to be a hugely popular installation at the Museum of Modern Art. MoMA’s curator-in-chief, Klaus Biesenbach, discussed the exhibit.

07/21/2013

FILE - A nurse teaches a diabetic patient how to draw her own insulin injections. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Diabetes-Related Deaths Hit All-Time High In NYC

The city Health Department said Monday that the disease was the underlying or a contributing cause of 5,695 deaths in 2011. That’s about 160 more such deaths than in 2010 and 1,260 more than in 1990.

06/10/2013

Screen shot of new sugary drinks ad launched by the NYC health department. (credit: YouTube)

New NYC Ad Campaign Targets Sweetened Teas, Fruit Drinks

The American Beverage Association says the ads oversimplify the causes of obesity.

06/03/2013

Eugene Palmer (handout)

Police: Haverstraw Murder Suspect May Still Be Alive

Haverstraw police now think the Stony Point man who allegedly killed his daughter-in-law last September and fled into Harriman State Park, could still be alive.

05/06/2013

The cast of 'Kinky Boots' perform onstage at the Media Opening for Kinky Boots on Broadway Show, on April 4, 2013. (Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for Kinky Liqueur)

Eye On New York: Sandy Recovery, Eye On Broadway, Mouth Off To Montone And More

In an Eye On Broadway, CBS 2′s Dana Tyler took a look at “Kinky Boots,” which leads the Tony Awards nominations with 13 nods.

05/05/2013

5.2.13 Sherri Shepherd

Sherri Shepherd Talks Healthy Living On The Couch

Comedian and TV host Sherri Shepherd has made some lifesaving changes to her diet. We’ve seen her on Dancing with the Stars and on her self-titled TV comedy show, Sherri, on the Lifetime Network. She’s looking great these days — and she joined us on The Couch to tell us about her married life.

05/02/2013

FILE - A nurse teaches a diabetic patient how to draw her own insulin injections. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Health Department Issues Warning After Alarming Diabetes Study

In the wake of a new study showing that more than 10 percent of New York City adults have been diagnosed with diabetes, the city Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has issued some reminders for control and prevention.

04/27/2013

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