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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.
Woman With Dementia Lost In NYC Saved By Good Samaritan Using An AppThe woman, in a long winter coat with her hood up, was walking alone on East 6th Street by Avenue D Tuesday evening. Cindy Marmolejos didn't know her, but knew she needed help.

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Girl Fighting Cancer Wears 'Star Wars Stormtrooper CostumeAudrina Hatton-Wright, age 4 and dressed as a "Star Wars" stormtrooper, rang the radio-therapy bell at a British hospital to mark her final radiation treatment. CBS2's Chris Wragge reports.
Allergy Season Packing A PunchThis month alone there have only been five days without rain, which means a delayed start to spring allergies. But with warmer weather on the way, the allergy season will soon pick up and it's expected to be an intense one. Dr. Gregory Levitin of the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai spoke with Dana Tyler about it.
New Mobile Stroke Unit Already Saving Lives On Long IslandA mobile stroke unit on Long Island was last month hailed as a game changer, and it’s already saving lives. It has the ability to diagnose and even treat a stroke in progress. CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
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. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Measles Outbreak: Rockland County Asks Federal Government To HelpIn a letter to President Donald Trump, County Executive Ed Day asked the administration to require, "visitors from other countries present certification of appropriate immunization before being allowed to enter our country." CBS2's Kristine Johnson reports.
New York Father, Son Both In Desperate Need Of Kidney DonationA Westchester County family is praying two miracles as James Cancro Sr. and his 20-year-old son, Jimmy, are both battling kidney disease and in desperate need of transplants. CBS2's Meg Baker reports.