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Mohonk Mountain House

Intestinal Virus Outbreak Shuts Down Mohonk Mountain House Resort In Catskills

An iconic mountain resort in the Catskills was temporarily shut down Friday, after an illness there left hundreds of people sick.

02/07/2014

Possible cancer cluster being investigated in Highland, N.Y. (credit: CBS 2)

Health Department Investigating Possible Hudson Valley Cancer Cluster

In 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.

10/30/2013

New York & The Affordable Care Act

In 2009, nearly 14 percent of New Yorkers reported they were unable to see a doctor when needed because of cost. The Common Wealth Fund reports that between 2003 and 2009, the cost of health […]

10/01/2013

Interfaith Medical Center in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. The state has rejected its restructuring plan and the hospital will stop taking in-patient admissions on Aug. 15, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Interfaith Medical Center Ordered To Stay Open At Least Until Sept. 11

Interfaith 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.

08/26/2013

Interfaith Medical Center in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. The state has rejected its restructuring plan and the hospital will stop taking in-patient admissions on Aug. 15, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Demonstrators Rally To Keep ‘Safety Net’ Interfaith Medical Center Open

Employees of the Bedford-Stuyvesant medical center who were given pink slips on Wednesday were out protesting in front of the hospital on Thursday.

08/01/2013

Bethpage water tank (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

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.

06/01/2013

Bronx P.S. 51

Former Students, Parents Await Answers On Toxic Chemicals At Shuttered Bronx School

The 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.

05/01/2013

Welcome to Bethpage sign (file/credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

State Health Officials Conducting Cancer Study Near Old Long Island Dump Site

The 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.

09/25/2012

Gov. Cuomo Signs Law Prohibiting Smoking On Metro North, LIRR Platforms

The new law prohibits smoking in outdoor spaces for ticketing, boarding or platforms of train stations operated by the MTA or its subsidiaries.

08/15/2011