A Long Island couple whose baby was born with a very rare birth defect is working to help others recognize the signs and avoid some of the suffering they went through. WLYN's Marc Liverman reports.

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'Toddlers Who Care' Event Raises Awareness Around Rare Birth DefectA Long Island couple whose baby was born with a very rare birth defect is working to help others recognize the signs and avoid some of the suffering they went through. WLYN's Marc Liverman reports.
New Procedure To Repair Spina Bifida In FetusesCBS2's Dr. Max Gomez has the latest on a new surgery to address spina bifida while a child is still in the womb.
Brooklyn Schools Shut For Violating Measles PolicyTwo schools in Williamsburg have been closed for violating New York City's policy regarding the measles outbreak.
N.Y. Lawmakers Expected To Pass Bill Ending Religious Exemption For VaccinesThe move comes after the recent outbreak of measles.
Heart Disease Risk In ChildrenCBS2's Dr. Max Gomez has the latest on the risks for heart disease in children.
The Valerie Fund: Chatting With Logan And GraceCBS2's John Elliott meets Logan and Grace who have both benefited from the Valerie Fund, which fights leukemia and cancer in kids.
Dietary Supplements May Be Harming ChildrenCBS2's Dr. Max Gomez has the latest on the new warning about dietary supplements taken by minors.
Laundry Pods Still A Danger For Kids, People With DementiaCBS2's Dr. Max Gomez has the latest on the dangers of laundry pods, especially in the hands of children and people with dementia.
New Procedure Saves Young Cancer Patient's LegCBS2's Dr. Max Gomez has the latest on an amazing medial procedure that saved a young boy's leg from amputation.

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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.
Anti-Vaxxers Rally In AlbanyParents against giving their children vaccinations to contagious diseases like the measles rallied in Albany to protest a bill that would end religious exemptions to vaccines.
NJ Gov. Murphy Signs 4 Bills To Improve Maternity CareNew legislation in New Jersey aims to improve maternity care especially for lower-income Medicaid patients. CBS2's Maurice DuBois reports.
Health Department Closes Brooklyn School In Measles OutbreakOfficials say Simche Kinder pre-school in Brooklyn repeatedly failed to comply with an order of the health commissioner requiring measles vaccinations. The department is now working with parents to find alternative car for the children. CBS2's Maurice DuBois reports.
Williamsburg Still Growing Outbreak Hub For MeaslesNew York City health officials say there are now 466 measles cases since the beginning of the outbreak last October. CBS2's Kristine Johnson reports.
Measles Outbreak Adds 60 News Cases NationwideAs the number of measles cases continues to rise, 41 new cases have been confirmed in New York City. CBS2's Dana Tyler reports.
Emma's Journey Helping Pair Alert Dogs To Kids, Bring Comfort To Diabetic ChildrenRufus, a 2-year-old yellow Labrador, knows plenty of tricks, but the most important skill is keeping 10-year-old Emma Brussell alive. CBS2's Jessica Layton reports.
Technology Saves Baby With Heart DefectCBS2's Dr. Max Gomez has the latest on new medical technology that helped save a baby with a heart defect.
Boy Who Had Stroke Returns To Baseball FieldCBS2's Dave Carlin has the latest on Westchester boy who is finally playing little league baseball again after suffering a stroke.
Preschool Program May Offer Longterm Heart Health BenefitA new study has found the best way to stop the nation's number one killer, heart disease. Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Lack Of Vaccinations, Ease of Travel To Blame For Measles OutbreakNationally there have been 626 confirmed cases of measles so far in 2019, of which 359 cases in New York, 33 cases in New Jersey and two in Connecticut. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Lack Of Vaccinations, Ease of Travel To Blame For Measles OutbreakNationally there have been 626 confirmed cases of measles so far in 2019, of which 359 cases in New York, 33 cases in New Jersey and two in Connecticut. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Judge To Rule On Enforcement Of Measles FinesA judge is expected to decide whether to continue, lower or eliminate $1,000 fines put in place as part of the city's mandatory measles vaccination. CBS2's Mary Calvi reports.
‘Miracle Baby’ Born At 26 Weeks Comes HomeWhen Connor Florio was born his parents were told he may not survive, but he beat the odds. CBS2’s Chris Wragge reports.
Nassau County Health Officials On Guard Against Measles SpreadingNassau County officials addressed the state’s ongoing measles outbreak Thursday as cases continued to rise in Rockford County, New York City and other nearby communities. CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports..
Westchester County Reports 8 Cases Of Measles InfectionsThe measles outbreak has spread to Westchester following the spike in infections in Rockland County and the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn. CBS2's Alex Denis reports.
Officials Announce Spread Of Measles Outbreak To Westchester CountyWestchester County Executive George Latimer and Health Commissioner Sherlita Amler announce eight children have become infected with measles, six in one family, since the outbreak began in New York City and Long Island.
Web Extra: Measles Outbreak Spreads To Westchester CountyWestchester County Executive George Latimer and Health Commissioner Sherlita Amler talks about new cases of measles infections found in eight vaccinated children in northern Westchester.
NYC Orders Measles Vaccinations Or Face $1,000 FineNew York City has declared a public health emergency and mandated vaccinations for children and adults or risk facing a $1,000 fine. CBS2's Jenna DeAngelis reports.

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