Gov. Cuomo Echoes CDC Warning, Says Health Department Will Urge New Yorkers To Stop VapingThis comes as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention continues to investigate approximately 450 reports of serious respiratory illnesses linked to vaping, including as many as five deaths.
New York Health Officials Warn Of Vitamin E In Cannabis Vaping ProductsThe Department of Health is currently investigating 34 reports of severe pulmonary illness among 15 to 46-year-olds who used cannabis vape products.
CDC Launches Investigation Into Nearly 100 Illnesses Linked To VapingDoctors say people who vape are not exposed to tar, but they're still being exposed to nicotine and possibly other unknown, harmful substances.
Unexplained Vaping-Associated Illnesses Prompt Health Advisory In New YorkDoctors say the illnesses resemble an inhalation injury, with the body apparently reacting to a caustic substance that someone breathed in.
Upstate Boy Re-Opens Lemonade Stand Previously Shuttered By Health InspectorA 7-year-old New York boy is back selling lemonade and raising money for a friend in need after a state health inspector put the squeeze on him last month.
NYS Health Department Shuts Down 7-Year-Old Boy's Lemonade Stand Over PermitGov. Andrew Cuomo tells CBS2's Political Reporter Marcia Kramer he's looking into the issue.
New York State Department Of Health Says Benefits Of Legalized Pot Outweigh RisksThe 74-page analysis from the DOH estimates the state could raise nearly $700 million in tax revenue off the drug.
NYS Health Officials Warn Of Possible Measles ExposureA tourist from Australia tested positive for the infection, the health department announced Friday.
NYS Health Department: Contaminated IV Products Suspected In Nursing Home Bloodstream InfectionsThe New York State Department of Health announced Tuesday that it is investigating 34 bloodstream infections that may be associated with intravenous medications or flushes in the New York City area.
5 Zika Virus Cases Confirmed In New York StateFive New York state residents have tested positive for the Zika virus, which has been linked to birth defects.
Health Officials: Dutchess County Measles Patient Took Amtrak TrainA case of the measles has been confirmed in in Dutchess County, and the sick person was on an Amtrak train, the New York State Department of Health announced Friday.
N.Y. State Suggests HIV Tests For 13-Year-Olds, Sex Ed In Elementary SchoolOne in four adolescents is likely to acquire a sexually transmitted disease, according to the first ever Youth Sexual Health Plan released by New York State.
Intestinal Virus Outbreak Shuts Down Mohonk Mountain House Resort In CatskillsAn iconic mountain resort in the Catskills was temporarily shut down Friday, after an illness there left hundreds of people sick.
Health Department Investigating Possible Hudson Valley Cancer ClusterIn 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.
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