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Insulin Pen

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

LIRR trains (CBS 2)

Neighbors Worry About Risks From Old, Contaminated LIRR Yard

Residents have demanded a full cleanup of a shuttered and contaminated Long Island Rail Road yard in East Yaphank.

03/10/2014

Sink Spigot

Lawsuit: Westchester County Failing To Comply With Safe Water Drinking Act

A significant portion of Westchester County’s water supply could contain a dangerous microscopic parasite that can cause a potentially fatal gastrointestinal illness for which authorities say there is no known treatment.

08/06/2013

Plastic Jack-o'-lantern full of candy (Credit: AP)

Parents Beware: Check Out Your Kids’ Halloween Haul

Kids love Halloween because they get a ton of candy, and they get it fast – but that can often be a cause of concern for parents. Parents should check their kids’ candy hauls as soon as they return from trick-or-treating.

10/31/2010

Garfield, NJ - File / Photo: City of Garfield

Should There Be A New Bergen Co. Superfund Site?

Dangerous levels of chromium have many Garfield residents questioning their safety and federal officials will field questions at a meeting tonight.

10/06/2010

Ground Beef (credit: AP)

Feds Tie N.Y. E-Coli Case To Recalled Beef

Authorities say a Pennsylvania company has recalled about 8,500 pounds of ground beef that may be contaminated with E. coli.

08/28/2010

(AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

FDA Investigates Alleged Cause Of Salmonella Outbreak

The salmonella scare may not be over.

08/23/2010