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Amazing Procedure By Sloan Kettering Doctor Saves Leg Of Young Boy With Aggressive Bone CancerA local mom and dad recently faced an agonizing decision. In order to save their son, his leg needed to be amputated.
Money Raised In Viral 'Ice Bucket Challenge' Has Led To Advancements In ALS Research And Patient SupportThere's new hope for victims of Lou Gehrig's disease, and it's thanks largely in part to a huge infusion of research dollars from the "Ice Bucket Challenge."
'Little Stormtrooper' Aims To Bring Cancer Battle To New YorkThe final radiation treatment for 4-year-old Audrina Hatton-Wright is over, but now she's looking to take her cancer battle to New York City.
'One Of The Most Powerful Medical Therapies Ever' May Improve Stroke Survival Odds, Sucks Out Blood ClotsThere's a major change to New York City's EMS system that should dramatically improve the chance of surviving a major stroke. 
Measles Outbreak: Rockland County Wants Feds To Demand Proof Of Immunization From ForeignersRockland County's Health Department traces the outbreak to seven visiting foreigners in October of 2018.
Study: Playing For Fun, Not To Win, Key To Get Young Children Into Sports For LifeThe American Academy of Pediatrics says children should be physically active pretty much as soon as they can walk, run and play.
Just Weeks After Deployment, Mobile Stroke Unit Saving Lives On Long IslandIt has the ability to diagnose and even treat a stroke in progress. 
Father, Son Both In Urgent Need Of Kidney TransplantA Westchester County family is praying two miracles as a father and son are battling kidney disease and both are in desperate need of transplants.
British Cops Flock To Central Park To Honor Young Boy, Support Cancer ResearchThey warmed up and then ran a half marathon, all in remembrance of a little guy named Jack Brown who was diagnosed with a rare form of pediatric cancer more than a decade ago.
Partial Breast Radiation Procedure Giving Women More Options Against CancerInstead of radiating the entire breast, the process uses focused radiation on the small area where tumors are removed.
Measles Outbreak: Rockland County Offering Free Vaccinations TodayVaccinations are being offered from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Friday at the Christ Episcopal Church at 65 Washington Ave. in Suffern.
Ultrasound Technique Promises New Ways To Help Treat Alzheimer's DiseaseNew research on opening barriers in the treatment of diseases like Alzheimer's is offering promising treatments.