Health

Wanaque Pediatric
Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation
November 01, 2018 - 9:17 am
Another child has died from viral outbreak at a Wanaque rehab center, bringing the death toll to 10.
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Raw Chicken
Dreamstime
October 22, 2018 - 10:12 am
HACKENSACK, NJ (1010 WINS) -- If you recently bought a ready-to-eat pork or chicken product that contains vegetables, then watch out. A Minnesota based company is recalling more than 212,000 lbs of products some of which were delivered to New Jersey. Buddy's Kitchen Inc. produced the products over...
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Dreamstime
October 21, 2018 - 1:16 pm
Multiple cases of a mysterious illness mimicking the symptoms of polio are under investigation in New York State.
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October 19, 2018 - 8:24 am
The NYC Health Department is rolling out a new plan Friday to cut sugar out of our diet.
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Raw Chicken
Dreamstime
October 18, 2018 - 12:06 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A multidrug-resistant form of Salmonella has caused a rash of infections in the Tri-State area. Ninety-two people in 29 states have been infected, with the outbreak connected to raw chicken products, ABC7 reports. There have been 10 cases in New York and 9 in New Jersey. The...
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Dreamstime
October 17, 2018 - 11:04 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A polio-like disease is creating a scare in the Tri-State area. There have been several confirmed cases of acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, in New Jersey over the past few years. RELATED: Mysterious paralyzing illness found among kids in 22 states In New York, health...
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 Drugs and syringe for Legionnaires' disease.
Dreamstime
October 17, 2018 - 6:34 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Two residents living on the same road in the Bronx have reportedly come down with Legionnaires’ disease. Health Department officials held a public meeting Tuesday night to inform residents in the area about the Legionnaires’ scare. Officials said several buildings along...
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Measles
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October 13, 2018 - 4:47 pm
The Health Department says an international traveler returning from Israel who has been confirmed to have measles visited multiple venues in New York and New Jersey this month.
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This 1981 electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows varicella-zoster virions from a patient with chickenpox. On Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, the CDC says a small but growing proportion of U.S. toddlers have not been vaccinated against any disease. (Dr. Erskine Palmer/CDC via AP)
October 11, 2018 - 1:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A small but growing proportion of the youngest children in the U.S. have not been vaccinated against any disease, worrying health officials. An estimated 100,000 young children have not had a vaccination against any of the 14 diseases for which shots are recommended, according to a...
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An anti-vaccination billboard outside of Syracuse.
Learn The Risk
October 04, 2018 - 1:34 pm
SYRACUSE, NY (1010 WINS) -- A billboard outside of Syracuse is drawing criticism from groups who call its message 'dangerous.' The sign on I-690 tells motorists that 'Vaccines Can Kill' it features a picture of Nicholas Catone -- the son of retired MMA fighter Nick Catone, and his wife Marjorie...
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