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A new study shows that cervical cancer rates in the U.S. may be higher than once believed. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: Study Says Cervical Cancer Is More Common Than Once Thought

All women should talk with their doctors to determine when and how often they need a pap test. Cervical cancer is caused by HPV, a sexually transmitted virus, but it can take decades for the cancer to actually develop.

05/12/2014

Suffolk County substitute teacher Allan Concepcion has pleaded not guilty to charges he allegedly had a sexual affair with a 16-year-old student. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Long Island Substitute Teacher Pleads Not Guilty To Charges He Had Sex With Student

Allan Concepcion, 38, is accused of having sex with a 16-year-old girl a number of times. He was released after posting $5,000 cash bail.

05/01/2013

Long Island mother Priscilla Arena reading letters she wrote to her family when she was stranded along L.I.E. (credit: CBS 2)

Mother Trapped In Car On L.I.E During Blizzard Shares ‘Last Words’ To Family

Many drivers wound up spending the night in their cars, waiting for first responders to come to the rescue. Parts of Suffolk County were slammed with up to 30 inches of snow.

02/10/2013

James Shaljian with his family (credit: Mona Rivera)

Home, Fundraiser In The Works For L.I. Cancer Survivor

Builders and volunteers announced in August that they would build a new home for the family, after the Shaljians were not chosen for ABC’s Extreme Makeover show.

10/02/2010