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August 28, 2018 - 3:09 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- It's not a record to boast about. The CDC reports preliminary data show rates of sexually transmitted diseases are soaring -- reaching almost 2.3 million cases in the U.S. last year. That's the highest number of diagnosed cases ever of syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia...
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August 01, 2018 - 10:45 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention would like to remind you that it's a bad idea to reuse condoms. "We say it because people do it: Don't wash or reuse condoms! Use a fresh one for each sex act," the CDC tweeted. We say it because people do it: Don't wash or...
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Swimming Pool File
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July 16, 2018 - 10:32 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Senator Chuck Schumer has released a report showing a spike in toddler drownings. "I'm urging the CDC to look at our report, and investigate the rising trend of toddler drownings, and do two things. One come up with a protocol to prevent it, and two reach out to parents who...
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Suicide rates inched up in nearly every U.S. state from 1999 through 2016, according to a new government report released Thursday, June 7, 2018.
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June 08, 2018 - 11:05 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Suicide rates inched up in nearly every U.S. state from 1999 through 2016, according to a new government report released Thursday. More than half of suicides in 2015 in a subgroup of 27 states were among people with no known mental health condition, the Centers for Disease Control...
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New York lawmakers are pushing legislation that would prevent teachers from carrying guns.
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May 19, 2018 - 1:47 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Gun control advocates and elected leaders in the city are speaking about gun violence as a public health threat. Emergency room doctor Christine Haynes said she and her colleagues are limited in what they can do to prevent gun violence without help from the government. This...
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