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Candida Auris
CDC
1010 WINS Newsroom
May 05, 2019 - 1:25 pm
Sen. Chuck Schumer is calling on the Centers for Disease Control to declare an emergency and unlock special funding to stem a potentially deadly drug-resistant fungus that's been spreading at health care facilities.
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Cat declaw
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1010 WINS Newsroom
May 01, 2019 - 7:36 am
An effort to ban the declawing of cats in New York is moving through the New York Legislature.
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FILE - This March 27, 2019 file photo shows a sign explaining the local state of emergency because of a measles outbreak at the Rockland County Health Department in Pomona, N.Y. Outbreaks in New York state continue to drive up U.S. measles cases, which remain on pace to set a record for most illnesses in 25 years. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
April 22, 2019 - 9:50 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Outbreaks in New York state continue to drive up the number of U.S. measles cases, which are approaching levels not seen in 25 years. Health officials say 71 more cases were reported last week, with 68 of them from New York. That brings this year's total to 626. That is already the...
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Andrew Cuomo
Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images
April 16, 2019 - 10:49 am
A new poll finds most registered voters in New York support the plastic bag ban recently passed by the Democrat-controlled state Legislature. They're not so keen on the big pay raise lawmakers approved for Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
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Marijuana dispensary
Doug Hood
Adam Warner
April 08, 2019 - 12:17 pm
New Yorkers can’t wait for their state to legalize recreational marijuana, so they’re heading up to Massachusetts, where they can satisfy their ganja desires the legal way.
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Hospital
Dreamstime
Mike Montone
April 08, 2019 - 9:56 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- New York state is America's leader in candida auris -- and that's not good. RELATED: Using 1 germ to fight another when today's antibiotics fail | US regulators OK updated version of decades-old antibiotic | Antibiotics for appendicitis? Surgery often not needed It's a very...
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New York State Capitol building
Daniel Barry/Getty Images
April 06, 2019 - 4:12 pm
New York state lawmakers who delivered a budget on time this past week are turning their attention to thorny debates over legalizing recreational marijuana and renewing New York City's rent regulations.
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Wegmans
Ty Lohr, York Daily Record
April 06, 2019 - 3:58 pm
A bizarre exchange in the Senate over a budget provision banning plastic grocery bags statewide inadvertently underscored the upstate-downstate divide in the state Capitol.
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Gov Cuomo sworn in
Photo by Albin Lohr-Jones
April 01, 2019 - 12:27 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo will become the nation's highest paid governor thanks to a pay raise approved by lawmakers as part of the new state budget.
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