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FILE - A nurse teaches a diabetic patient how to draw her own insulin injections. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Health Department Issues Warning After Alarming Diabetes Study

In the wake of a new study showing that more than 10 percent of New York City adults have been diagnosed with diabetes, the city Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has issued some reminders for control and prevention.

04/27/2013

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Study: Mental Health Problems Afflict About 1 In 5 New York City Kids

About one in five preteens in New York City struggles with mental illness or emotional problems, according to a new study.

03/25/2013

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N.Y. State Health Commissioner Won’t Wait For Studies On Fracking

New York State Health Commissioner Nariv Shah said Monday that he will not wait for the completion of any studies, and plans a recommendation “in weeks” on whether the state should approve hydraulic fracturing.

03/11/2013

FILE - Passengers wait on a subway platform in NYC. (credit: CBS 2)

Study: New Yorkers Find Most ‘Missed Connections’ On Subway

A recent study found, perhaps unsurprisingly, that the largest number of New Yorkers who place Missed Connections posts on Craigslist find their objects of adoration on the subway.

03/06/2013

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Study Shows Soaring STD Rates In Many Areas Of New York City

A study by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has found that large parts of the city are plagued with soaring rates for multiple STDs – including HIV/AIDS.

12/10/2012

Lower Manhattan - New York, NY - Aug 19, 2011 (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Young Professionals Flocking To Lower Manhattan

A new study has showed that young professionals have been drawn to Lower Manhattan like a magnet – in a very positive change after the area suffered from job losses following the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.

CBS New York–10/20/2012

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New Yorkers Split On Study Suggesting Married Life Healthier Than Being Single

The study suggests married people have a stronger support network, compared to single people who likely have fewer health benefits and lower income.

08/19/2011

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Democratic Lawmakers Want Doctor Tie Ban In New York

Some lawmakers in Albany want a state law to prohibit doctors from wearing neckties in hospitals. The proposal cites a study that shows bacteria that could lead to serious infection can be carried on ties and other loose-fitting clothing.

05/04/2011

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Study Predicts 3,300 Teacher Layoffs On L.I.

Teacher jobs on Long Island may be in jeopardy after a new study estimated more than 3,300 layoffs over the next two years.

02/13/2011

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Study: NY Drops Among States In Anti-Smoking Funding

The Center for a Tobacco Free New York said there is a direct relationship between funding and smoking. The center’s Russ Sciandra says that when the anti-smoking TV ads stop, the number of smokers rises.

11/26/2010

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HealthWatch: Fish Oil And Alzheimer’s Disease

Every 70 seconds, someone in America develops Alzheimer’s – and as the population ages, that number will go up. Finding a cure to the disease has never been more important, but one prominent natural therapy may not actually be beneficial.

11/02/2010

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Study: Of Every 10 NYC Kids, 4 Are Overweight

The good news is that the rate of obesity among New York kids is not rising, as it is nationally.

09/06/2010

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Study: NYC Middle Schools Need Improvement

New York City’s middle schools aren’t making the grade, at least according to a new Columbia University study.

09/01/2010

A woman helps her children study

Best Tutoring Resources For Kids In New York City

We know that every child is gifted in their own way, but sometimes a child can use a little help, personal attention and extra encouragement to be their very best. Here are some tutoring and coaching resources to help your child reach their full potential.

CBS New York–08/19/2010

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Study: Women Would Give Up Sex To Shed Pounds

According to a new study by a weight loss company, 52 percent of American woman say they would give up sex for the summer rather than gain 10 pounds.

08/13/2010

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