Families Launch Lawsuit Over Diseases, Decades Of Tainted GroundwaterPeople with family histories of cancer, autoimmune diseases and living in Bethpage, New Jersey, plan to seek restitution from Northrop Grumman.
Harvard Med Student Credits Radical Stem Cell Treatment For Saving His Life In Third GradeLooking at Kameron Kooshesh walking through his college quad today, you'd never know that he's a living example of the future of medicine.
New Technique Helping Women Avoid Heart Problems During Breast Cancer TreatmentPatients wear a snorkel-like device during radiation. They take a deep breath and hold it; increasing the distance between the heart and the area of the breast getting the radiation.
HealthWatch: Promising New Oral Treatment Gives Hope To Peanut Allergy SufferersThere has been an important development in the quest to prevent potentially lethal peanut allergies.
How Long Should New Mom's Wait To Have Another Child?Researchers are saying one year is the prime time to wait between the birth of one child and the conception of another to prevent health complications.
Officials: 72 Confirmed Cases Of The Measles In RocklandThe number of confirmed cases of the measles in Rockland County continues to grow.
HealthWatch: Combating Chronic SinusitisThere's new help for chronic sinusitis sufferers. They are a couple of little plastic devices that dissolve and release medicine to treat those awful sinus symptoms and make breathing easy.
Just In Time For Thanksgiving, Salmonella Outbreak Hits Raw Turkey ProductsAn ongoing salmonella outbreak involving raw turkey products has made more than 160 people sick in 35 states.
E-Cigarette Maker Juul Pulling Flavored Pods From StoresE-cigarette maker Juul is taking steps to keep its products away from kids. The company said Tuesday it’s pulling its flavored pods from more than 90,000 stores nationwide, including convenience stores and tobacco shops.
Health Watch: Mobile MRI Lab Offers Free Scans To Battle Brain CancerThere will be 28,000 cases of malignant brain tumors this year, leading to more than 17,000 deaths.
Is Your Diet Slowing You Down? Try A Food Sensitivity TestIf you feel tired, sluggish and can’t lose weight, it may be the healthy foods in your diet that are causing the problems.
HealthWatch: AHA Issues New Cholesterol GuidelinesThe American Heart Association has revised its recommendations for who needs to take cholesterol-lowering medications.