Komen Connections: Mother Credits Newborn, Family For Helping Her Beat CancerAt 24 weeks, Carly Klareich had a lumpectomy but waited on chemotherapy until doctors induced the birth of her child three weeks early to fast track her treatment. CBSN New York's Vanessa Murdock reports.
CDC Reports More Than 1,000 Salmonella Cases From Home-Raised Chickens, Other BirdsThe Centers for Disease Control say more than 1,000 cases of salmonella have been linked to home-raised chickens, hens, ducks and turkeys - sickening people in 49 states and causing two deaths.
Yonkers Clinics To Vaccinate Students For FreeWestchester County is offering free vaccines after New York state eliminated religious exemptions from vaccinations statewide earlier this year. Measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) are available to anyone age 12 months and older. CBS2's Chirs Wragge reports.
Couple Working To Raise $2 Million To Fight 2 Sons’ Rare Brain DiseaseA family from Brooklyn is trying to raise more than $2 million to help their sons, who have a rare genetic disease. CBSN New York's Cindy Hsu reports.
Johnson & Johnson To Pay In Opioid SuitJohnson & Johnson have been ordered to pay over $500 million in a lawsuit about opioid prescriptions.
NYC Health Update On 2018 Drug Overdose DataNYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Dr. Oxiris Barbot talks about 2018 drug overdose death data for New York City.
Opioid Painkiller Prescriptions Again Blames For Fast Onset AddictionsThere's a new warning out about painkiller addiction and how it can start after a common surgery. CBS News' Meg Oliver reports.
NJ DOH Warns About Hepatitis A At Golf And Tennis ClubThe New Jersey Department of Health is warning anyone who dined at the Mendham Golf and Tennis Club between June 9 and June 30 that they could have come into contact with the Hepatitis A virus from a food handler at the "member only" club. CBS2's Cindy Hsu reports.
Hundreds Protest In Albany Against New York’s Vaccination RequirementMore than 1,000 people protested outside the Albany County courthouse where a state supreme court justice is hearing oral arguments to block the ban. CBS2's Mary Calvi reports.
Study: High Blood Pressure Linked To DementiaA study in the Journal of the American Medical Association has found a link between high blood pressure and dementia. CBS2's Mary Calvi reports.
New Drug Offers Hope For People Suffering From Obsessive Compulsive DisorderAn estimated 2 percent of the population, or 1 in 50, has OCD. Treatments currently available don't work well for many and often have side effects. As Stephanie Stahl reports a new experimental drug could change that.
Shannon's Law Signed To Cover Costs Of Annual MammogramsSuffolk County lawmakers have passed a law requiring insurance companies to cover annual mammogram costs. CBS2's Jessica Moore reports.
NJ Boy's Tragic Death Leads To Hope For 4 Organ Donation RecipientsJeremy Maraj's smile could light up a room, but sadly that brightness dimmed in July when he was struck by a hit-and-run driver in Union Township. CBS2's Meg Baker reports.
Man Bringing Back ALS Ice Bucket ChallengeA Westchester man battling ALS is fighting for a cure and one way he hopes to do that is by bringing back the ice bucket challenge. Pat Quinn was diagnosed with the deadly degenerative disease in 2013. CBS2's Tara Jakeway reports.
Rep. Nita Lowey Holds Discussion On Teen Vaping EpidemicA local Congresswoman is working to combat the rise of teen vaping, which she calls a public health emergency.
Giants' Golden Tate Appealing Suspension Over Fertility Treatment Mix-UpNew York Giants player Golden Tate is said to be appealing a four-game suspension for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances; CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports.
New Help & Hope For Patients With Heart FailureThe FDA has recently approved a medical device that's giving patients with heart failure a second chance; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Annie McMahon Remembered, Helped Fight Cystic FibrosisA celebration of life was held for a courageous girl in Yonkers, Annie McMahon.
NJ 'Right To Die' Law Goes Into Effect ThursdayStarting Thursday, New Jersey will let terminally ill people decide their right to die; CBS2's Cindy Hsu reports.
Giants' Tate Appealing Fertility Drug BanGiants wide receiver Golden Tate was suspended four games by the NFL for violating the league's performance-enhancing drug policy. However, Tate is appealing. CBSN New York's Natalie Duddridge reports
In-Depth Study Of Ticks In Suffolk CountyResults of a three-year study of ticks in Suffolk County found a wide array of diseases that the arachnids carry, not just Lyme disease. CBSN New York's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
Breast Implant Recalled For Link With CancerMedical device maker Allergan Inc. is recalling a type of breast implant linked to a rare form of cancer. The company Wednesday announced a worldwide recall of implants with a textured surface.
Some NJ Lakes Still Closed Due To Toxic AlgaeDr. Angela Cristini, a professor of biology at Ramapo College, talks with CBSN New York's Hazel Sanchez on the rise of algae blooms keeping swimmers out of some of New Jersey's most popular lakes.
Doctor Shares Life-Saving Tips On Surviving The Dangerous HeatAmid a forecast dangerous heat wave hitting the Tri-State Area this weekend, Dr. Ernest Patti of St. Barnabas Hospital Emergency Department joined CBSN New York's Natalie Duddridge to share life-saving tips about beating the heat.