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  • Controversial powdered alcohol rejected by regulators
  • Federal government has reversed its approval of the use of a controversial alcohol product -- an approval that came so quickly even the company that makes "powdered alcohol" was surprised.
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  • consumer reports
  • You go to the hospital to get well, but an alarming number of people die after something goes wrong.
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  • Eight cases of mumps at NJ college confirmed despite vaccinations
  • The New Jersey Department of Health is investigating eight cases of confirmed mumps found in students at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken.
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  • cancer cap
  • Losing your hair can be one of the most devastating consequences of cancer. Cold cap therapy may help and now a newer version is being tested in New York City.
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  • Flu strain making comeback in New York area
  • As we wait for the spring season to get into full swing, the flu season refuses to end.
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  • Suffolk County legislators signed the 'Tobacco 21' resolution into law Monday, raising the legal age to buy tobacco products up to 21. The new age restriction applies to cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco and electronic cigarettes.
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  • spring allergies
  • The weather is all over the place these days and now the question is, does all the changes in the temps. make you sick?
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  • Warnings about cotton ball diet
  • It's a common household item that's now become part of a dangerous diet trend, known as the cotton ball diet.
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  • Kinsey Saleh, 5, is usually a bundle of energy. But in January, her mother noticed she wasn't her usual self. Blood tests showed her kidneys had failed and she needs a transplant.
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  • Man who lost wife and daughter in East Harlem blast speaks out
  • We're hearing for the first time from a man whose wife and daughter were killed in that gas explosion in East Harlem last month.
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  • In the South Bronx, one third of all adults are obese. A new report from the City Health Department says advertising may be partly to blame.
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  • This actor
  • Could a "secret" that actors have been using for years actually help all of us in our daily lives?
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  • A new report from the CDC estimates 1 in 86 children now has an autism spectrum disorder. That is a 30% increase in the last 2 years - up from 1 in 88 children reported in 2012.
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  • Queens TB scare
  • Students at a Queens high school are being tested for tuberculosis after one student contracted the potentially deadly bacteria.
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  • Montefiore Family Health Center mold concerns
  • Since construction began, 60 employees have reported respiratory symptoms, raising concerns about mold and air quality.
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  • Future doctors await their fate during Match Day
  • Friday was Match Day - a day where future doctors find out where they will go for residency training. Will they get to be a pediatrician or a surgeon? Will they live in the New York area or across the country?
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  • Dozens of students shave head for a cause
  • Dozens of students at St. John's went bald for a cause, shaving their heads to raise big bucks for cancer research.
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  • Most people know the pink ribbon symbolizes the fight against Breast Cancer.
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  • For the first time in more than 30 years, the virus that causes AIDS is no longer one of the top 10 causes of death in NYC.
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  • Beauty experts gather in NYC to check out latest trends
  • It's the latest and greatest in beauty at the International Beauty Show New York.
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  • New development in Long Island MRSA case
  • Even though students at Massapequa high school were notified about a classmate on Thursday who was diagnosed with MRSA, the Health Department is now saying MRSA was not in the student's system.
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  • Two moms spearhead initiative to protect children from strangers
  • A lot of us grew up with, or taught our kids, the idea of "stranger danger", but as times change so does the way kids should be taught about safety.
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  • football helmet study
  • They are the first line of defense in a violent sport but just how much protection do football helmets provide?
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  • Six-year-old launches cycling event to pedal away cancer
  • A six-year-old boy from New Jersey proves that it's never too early to fight for a good cause.
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  • Strict regulations in place at hospital due to flu
  • Jersey City Medical Center is restricting visitors to stop spread of the flu - no kids, no adults with flu symptoms
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  • Bone marrow drive as part of Day of Service
  • Some used Monday to attend a bone-marrow drive.
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  • New device treats weight loss without surgery
  • A plastic liner inserted through the stomach called an endobarrier is being tested as a new treatment for diabetes and weight loss.
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  • What is the number one problem doctors and paramedics see every time we have a snow storm?
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  • first baby of 2014
  • The baby girl, Shannon-Lee Willis, was born right at midnight at New York Methodist Hospital in Park Slope, Brooklyn.
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  • The Ferrante Quintuples were born on December 27, 2008 in Staten Island.
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  • For the first time, the New York City Health Department is taking a hard look at the consequences of bullying. What happens to kids who are bullied once the bullying stops?
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  • Ways to protect your child during the cold temperatures.
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  • New York City will soon require young children who go to preschool or day care to get flu shots.
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  • princeton
  • The Ivy League school has experienced an outbreak of type B meningococcal disease, which is sometimes life-threatening.
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  • Concerns with kids and chemicals
  • More than 4 million children in New York State are living longer, healthier lives.
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  • New York City has some of the toughest laws against smoking in public and now it's taking it a step further as now the city council is pushing to ban e-cigarettes.
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  • breastfeeding
  • It's a natural way to strengthen the mother-child bond, but Eyewitness News introduces a modern-day twist to this powerful, nurturing experience that many women don't even know they're capable of.
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  • Power of Poison exhibit at Museum of Natural History
  • From the legend of Snow White, to the mythical potions of Macbeth, poison continues to mystify. But the same poisons that kill, can also cure.
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  • The hope is that early lessons will create a lifetime of healthy habits.
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  • Doctors in the Rockaways rebuild after Sandy
  • One year after Superstorm Sandy ravaged our area, doctors, like many people, are still struggling to recover.
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  • superstorm sandy 1-year anniversary
  • The storm flooded and forced the closure of some our cities biggest hospitals.
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  • For women diagnosed with cancer-- freezing their eggs before treatment, so they can still have children later, is becoming more and more common.
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  • Next week marks one year since Superstorm Sandy struck the Tri-State area.
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  • sisters deliver
  • Without any advanced planning, three Long Island sisters delivered babies within weeks of each other, and all at the same hospital.
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  • internet breast milk
  • A warning about the dangers of buying breast milk online. Researchers found that there's a good chance that milk is tainted with bacteria and viruses, and the levels were high enough to make a baby sick.
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  • fitness mom photo goes viral
  • It's the photo that has moms fired up. A toned and tanned Maria Kang posing with her 3 sons with the question "What's your excuse?"
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  • Getting rid of scars for Breast Cancer survivors
  • The dots were guides for the radiation treatment she needed to fight breast cancer. Technicians use the permanent tattoo dots to align radiation beams for targeted cancer treatment. But for Sheryl, it's now eight years later, and she's getting them removed.
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  • power napping
  • Whether you're napping at work, at home, or on the subway, research shows a power snooze can improve memory and alertness.
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  • death watch
  • A new watch dubbed "Death Watch" claims to be able to tell you how much time you have left on Earth, and then count down for you.
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  • According to ABC News sources, Carey has a history of emotionally disturbed behavior.
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