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Health Officials: Dutchess County Measles Patient Took Amtrak TrainA case of the measles has been confirmed in in Dutchess County, and the sick person was on an Amtrak train, the New York State Department of Health announced Friday.
N.Y. State Suggests HIV Tests For 13-Year-Olds, Sex Ed In Elementary SchoolOne in four adolescents is likely to acquire a sexually transmitted disease, according to the first ever Youth Sexual Health Plan released by New York State.
Intestinal Virus Outbreak Shuts Down Mohonk Mountain House Resort In CatskillsAn iconic mountain resort in the Catskills was temporarily shut down Friday, after an illness there left hundreds of people sick.
Health Department Investigating Possible Hudson Valley Cancer ClusterIn all, six kids who live in the small town of Highland in Ulster County have been diagnosed with childhood cancers in the past 20 months.
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Interfaith Medical Center Ordered To Stay Open At Least Until Sept. 11Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn was supposed to begin the process of closing down Monday, but the closure has been postponed until at least Sept. 11.
Demonstrators Rally To Keep 'Safety Net' Interfaith Medical Center OpenEmployees of the Bedford-Stuyvesant medical center who were given pink slips on Wednesday were out protesting in front of the hospital on Thursday.
Bethpage Residents Take It Upon Themselves To Conduct Cancer Study Some mothers on Long Island have decided to take matters in their own hands, and conduct a study on the possible increased rates of cancer in Bethpage.
Former Students, Parents Await Answers On Toxic Chemicals At Shuttered Bronx SchoolThe New York State Department of Health has released disturbing new information about a former Bronx elementary school, which was closed two years ago because of contamination.
State Health Officials Conducting Cancer Study Near Old Long Island Dump SiteThe toxic plot is the result of years of dumping by the Grumman Corp. and the U.S. Navy and is believed to threaten the water supply to about 250,000 residents in Bethpage.
Gov. Cuomo Signs Law Prohibiting Smoking On Metro North, LIRR PlatformsThe new law prohibits smoking in outdoor spaces for ticketing, boarding or platforms of train stations operated by the MTA or its subsidiaries.
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