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NYC Officials: Death Toll In Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak Rises To 8 In South Bronx

Symptoms of Legionnaires’ disease include headache, fatigue, loss of appetite, confusion and diarrhea.


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Two More Fungal Meningitis Cases Reported In New Jersey, Total Raised To Thirty-Three

State health officials say no one in New Jersey has died from the illness. Twelve patients remain hospitalized, and all of those sickened continue to recover.


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Report: Officials Probe Hospital’s Use Of Baby X-rays

The so-called “babygrams” were quickly stopped after they were discovered at the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn in 2007.


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Officials To Westchester: Boil Your Water

The alert affects Briarcliff, Sleepy Hollow, Tarrytown, Grasslands Reservation, Elmsford, Irvington, Hawthorne, Valhalla, and Thornwood.


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CDC: Flu Season Picking Up In NY, Other States

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said five states had widespread reports of flu last week, up from zero two weeks earlier.