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Low-Flying Airplane (file / credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Seen At 11: Airplane Germs Are Everywhere, Just Waiting To Make You Sick

Someone usually tells you to “pack your patience” when you fly during the holidays. But what you should be doing is packing hand sanitizer. An investigation uncovered some unwelcome travel companions and how you can avoid getting sick.

11/21/2012

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New Laser Treatment, Developed By NYC Doctor, May Cure Chronic Bad Breath

A new treatment may cure the problem of halitosis, or chronic bad breath. Dr. Yosef Krespi explained the causes of the stench and his new laser procedure to TV 10-55’ss Katie McGee.

07/18/2012

Warning Sign at Huntington Harbor beach - Huntington, NY - Jun 26, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Storm Runoff Forces Swimmers From Long Island Beaches

The effects of Monday’s heavy rain lingered this morning on Long Island, WCBS 880 Bureau Chief Mike Xirinachs reported.

06/26/2012

Tap Water (Credit:CBS2)

Safety Of Tap Water In Upper West Side Apartment Questioned

Residents in one Upper West Side building have serious doubts about the quality of their tap water.

01/02/2012

Enfamil Newborn Formula (credit: CBS 2)

Second Round Of Tests Find No Bacteria In Enfamil Baby Formula

Illinois-based Mead Johnson says another batch of tests done on its Enfamil Premium Newborn infant formula found no trace of the bacteria tied to the death of a Missouri baby.

12/25/2011

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Time Capsule With Over 100-Year-Old Germs Found At Former Bellevue Hospital Medical College

In 1897, a time capsule was sealed up and hidden away in the cornerstone of what was Bellevue Hospital Medical College in Manhattan. Now, it has been found.

10/07/2011

Doctor (file/credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Democratic Lawmakers Want Doctor Tie Ban In New York

Some lawmakers in Albany want a state law to prohibit doctors from wearing neckties in hospitals. The proposal cites a study that shows bacteria that could lead to serious infection can be carried on ties and other loose-fitting clothing.

05/04/2011

The Space Shuttle Endeavour is seen prior to launch on its final mission at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida - Apr 29, 2011 (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Shelton Students’ Science Experiment Going To Space On Space Shuttle Endeavour’s Final Flight

The science experiment is on board, but Friday’s launch has been scrubbed because of a heater failure. NASA has not yet set a firm date for the next launch attempt.

04/29/2011

Nancy Trent (L) , Alice Feiring (R) (Photo/CBS 2)

Some New Yorkers Defying The Culture Of Cleanliness

Writer Alice Feiring said she doesn’t shower every day because she “doesn’t tend to smell.” Public relations executive Nancy Trent said she has never used deodorant in her life.

11/01/2010

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