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Study: Cancer-Causing Metals Found In Some Popular Cosmetics

Findings by a group of researchers at Berkeley’s School of Public Health showed nine different metals, including lead, in popular brands of lipstick and lip-gloss.

05/02/2013

Nicole Graham, 16, spent her junior year of high school battling Leukemia. (Credit CBS 2)

From Intensive Care To The Prom, Teen Faced Death Several Times During Battle With Leukemia

At the beginning of the school year Nicole was diagnosed with leukemia and suffered several near fatal medical setbacks including a run in with sepsis, two strokes, organ failure, and paralysis.

04/27/2013

A firefighter runs from the collapsing World Trade Center on Sep. 11, 2001 (credit: Jose Jimenez/Primera Hora/Getty Images)

Study: 9/11 Responders Have Higher Cancer Risk

Among nearly 21,000 rescue and recovery workers, the overall cancer rate is 15 percent higher than the general population, according to a new study.

04/23/2013

Brittany Ozarowski appears in court on April 11, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Woman Accused Of Faking Cancer To Get Money For Drugs Pleads Not Guilty

Brittany Ozarowski’s bruised arms were covered by the green jail jumpsuit she wore in court Thursday. She stood motionless and handcuffed as she pleaded not guilty to the charges against her.

04/11/2013

Brittany Ozarowski is accused of faking a cancer diagnosis to raise money. (credit: Suffolk County District Attorney's Office)

DA: Long Island Woman Faked Having Cancer To Get Money For Drugs

Under the heading “Help Save My Life,” prosecutors said Brittany Ozarowski posted pictures of herself sitting in a wheelchair on a website saying she had “few options left.”

04/10/2013

Lisette Watters and her sister Caroline (credit: Twitter)

Queens Teen Hopes To Become Leukemia And Lymphoma Society’s Youngest Woman Of The Year

At just 15-years-old, Lisette Watters of South Ozone Park has already spent more than a decade helping in the battle against leukemia.

04/08/2013

Dave Goldman

Local Teacher, Musician Raises Money For Cancer Research

Dave “Teacherman” Goldman is a Long Island native, high school English teacher — and a musician who has just released his first album.

04/01/2013

Sarah Grace Foundation (credit: Sarah Grace Foundation website)

Long Island Charity That Helps Kids With Cancer To Hold Annual Fundraiser

The Night of Laughter annual fundraiser will be held on April 12 at the Milleridge Inn in Jericho. All of the money raised will benefit the charity.

03/31/2013

Orangetown Police Officer Michael Sullivan (credit: NYCPBA)

Stories From Main Street: Rockland Teen Honors Memory Of Late Cop Who Saved Him

A Rockland County teenager is honoring the memory of the man who saved his life by helping save the lives of others, one pint at a time.

03/11/2013

Lance Armstrong (file / credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

AP Source: Lance Armstrong Says ‘I’m Sorry’ To Livestrong Staff

Stripped last year of his seven Tour de France titles because of doping charges, Armstrong addressed the staff Monday and said, “I’m sorry.” The person said the disgraced cyclist choked up and several employees cried during the session.

01/14/2013

The U.S.S. Curtiss burns at Pearl Harbor - Dec. 7, 1941 (credit: U.S. Navy)

Stories From Main Street: Pearl Harbor Survivor In Union Leaves Story For Generations To Come

The sights, the sounds, and smells of the attack on Pearl Harbor are forever seared into Union resident Tom Mahoney’s memory. Now he’s trying to make sure that those memories don’t die with him.

12/03/2012

Woman Drinking Out Of Water Bottle

Chemical Found In Many Household Plastics Could Be Playing A Role In Unwanted Weight Gain

BPA has been banned from children’s products, by the FDA, due to a link between the chemical and certain cancers and behavioral disorders.

11/28/2012

Shannon Ford with her children and Minnie and Mickey Mouse (credit: HOPESHINESFORSHANNON.COM)

Stories From Main Street: New York Mets Go To Bat For One Of Their Own In N.J.

Today, we have a story of people really stepping up the plate for someone in need.

10/22/2012

Mitt Romney (Credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Mitt Romney The Cigarette Peddler

It turns out that Mitt Romney made millions and saved the company he was running by peddling cigarettes in the former Soviet Union and in the United States in the early 90s.

10/16/2012

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N.J. Colon Cancer Survivor To Hold 24 Hour Soccer Marathon Fundraiser

A 24-hour soccer marathon will take place in New Jersey this weekend in an effort to raise money for colon cancer research and advocacy.

10/03/2012

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