Health Articles

Central New York, Community, Education, food, Health, Poverty, Syracuse, Youth

Hot Meals at the Local Boys and Girls Clubs Help Fight Hunger

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  Click the play button to learn how one local, nonprofit is serving its community in more ways than one with daily meals. Audio Transcript: Syracuse Food Shortage   By Cameron Tirado SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Beef stroganoff, salad and sliced pears were on the menu for Monday night’s dinner at the Central Village Boys and […]

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Health, Mental Health

Mental Health Awareness Month Puts Spotlight On Men’s Mental Health Stigma

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Click the play button above to learn about the men’s mental health stigma and the celebrities trying to bring attention to it. Audio transcript: Rubino_Men’sMentalHealth By Andrew Rubino SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Mental health awareness month began today with the start of May. This is the first awareness month since two prominent figures spoke publicly about […]

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Community, Health

Syracuse Corner Stores Offering Healthier Food Options

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Video transcript: Healthy Food in Corner Stores By Jeddy Johnson SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News) — The Onondaga County Health Department and Trinity Health have created a program to ensure Syracuse residents get easier access to healthier foods. The program is aimed at children, but the program has had success amongst neighborhood residents as well. To participate in the […]

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Central New York, Government, Health, Smoking

Syracuse Common Councilor In Favor Of Recreational Marijuana Use

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Video Transcript: Script PDF By Isabella Wood SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer plans to introduce legislation to federally decriminalize marijuana. He hopes for states to be the ones deciding on the drug’s status. A few states have already legalized it for recreational use, but New York is not one of them.  States […]

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Balance, College, Community, Consumer, exercise, food, Health, obesity, Syracuse University

An Epidemic on College Campuses?

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Click the play button above to learn what epidemic is plaguing college campuses nationwide.  Audio Transcript: Khelil_Obesity Audio Transcript By Anthony Khelil Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News)–Obesity is an epidemic that affects many across the United States; however, when it comes to obesity, college students are typically overlooked. The obesity rate among American college students grew from […]

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Central New York, Community, Health, Health Care, Jobs, Poverty, Syracuse

Syracuse Church Treats People Without Health Insurance

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Video Transcript:16April2018 TLang Church Clinic SCRIPT By Taylor Lang SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – The Assumption Church on North Salina Street has been treating people without healthcare for free through its Poverello Health Center. The clinic is open on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. People looking to be treated do not […]

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Alcohol, Health, Syracuse University

SU Professor: New Alcohol Consumption Study Holds Value

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Video Transcript: My Story Script By Anthony Mazzini SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — A recently published study found that consuming more than the recommended amount of alcohol can potentially take years off of your life and could cause severe health complications. The recommended amounts of alcohol are based on the United Kingdom’s recommended upper levels of […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Health, Special Olympics, Syracuse

UPSTATE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY IS MAKING PROGRESS ON THEIR RESEARCH ON AUTISM

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By Kimberly Arreola  SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Upstate Medical University is bringing hope to the Autistic Community.   Researchers from Upstate, New York have developed a new method that can be used to help diagnose Autism. According to Dr. Frank Middleton this new method is as easy as using saliva to test and check for […]

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Central New York, Consumer, Health

CPR Becoming More Accessible Increases Awareness And Teaches Health Skills

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Click play to hear more about the alphabet to help someone profusely bleeding. Audio transcript: A3_CPRConsumerHealth_LIR By Lianza Reyes SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — On Black Friday two years ago, Cassandra West was driving home from shopping when she saw a man lying on the road. She didn’t know how long he was there, or if he […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Health, Non-profit, Sports

Former professional boxer teaches heart health to inner-city youth

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Video Transcript: Fight for Hearts Script Matt St. Jean SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Workout music and children’s laughter filled the room at the Boys and Girls Club in downtown Syracuse as the kids participated in a non-contact boxing class conducted by a local non-profit, Fight for Hearts. Founder of Fight for Hearts, former professional boxer and […]

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Health, Syracuse

Misconceptions of Getting the Flu Shot

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Video Transcript: Flu Shot Script By Erica Pieschke SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – NCC Knows is a franchise of “explainer” news stories produced by 2018 Broadcast and Digital Journalism graduate students at the Newhouse School. Explainer journalism clarifies the more complex facets of news stories, provides deeper background, or explains in greater detail how something that’s been in […]

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Central New York, Health, Health Care, Sexual Awareness, Sexual Transmitted Disease, STD Testing

Local Organizations Support AIDS Prevention Plan Known As PrEP

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Click the play button above to learn if local health organizations think the United States can meet the new CDC director’s goal of ending the AIDS epidemic in the seven years.  Audio Transcript: CentralAIDSPrevention By J.D. Raucci SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — As people flowed into Central Library on Wednesday morning, they weren’t met with the normal […]

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Central New York, Community, Health

Upstate Cancer Center spreads awareness about lung cancer through a human ribbon of light

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By Eshalaxmi Barlingay SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – November signifies the month of Lung Cancer Awareness and to help spread it, Syracuse’s Upstate Cancer Center hosted an event – formation a human ribbon. “We get hundreds of new lung cancer patients here at Upstate every year,” said Dr. Leslie Kohman, Upstate’s director for outreach. Lung Cancer […]

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Central New York, Health Care

Upstate Radiothon Raises $165,000 For Local Children’s Hospital

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By John Licinio SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The Upstate Foundation held a radiothon last week to support the Upstate Galisano Children’s Hospital. According to the Director of Development and Communications at Upstate Galisano Children’s Hospital and the Upstate Foundation, Toni Gary, this year’s radiothon raised over $165,000 for the hospital, surpassing last year’s number […]

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Government, Health, Syracuse

Local Disability Advocate Speaks Out Against ADA Reform Act

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Click the Play button above to hear the Coordinator of Syracuse University’s Disability Cultural Center’s remarks on the ADA Education and Reform Act. By John Licinio SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The upcoming ADA Education and Reform Act has come under fire recently from disability advocates, who allege that the bill will disadvantage disabled individuals […]

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Health, Politics

With New Fiscal Year Looming, Albany Considers Opioid Tax, Other Proposals

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Video transcript: script_opioids By Joe Bloss SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Easter Sunday. Passover. Even April Fools Day. All three are fast approaching, but their importance takes a back seat this weekend for lawmakers in Albany trying to finalize a new state budget as a new fiscal year begins midnight Sunday. To help incentivize progress as the deadline […]

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Central New York, Community, Health, Relay for Life, Syracuse

Relay for Life Reels in Thousands in Donations in Carrier Dome

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Click play to learn how much Relay for Life totaled in the Carrier Dome this Saturday Audio Transcript- RelayForLife_Fabbri By A.J. Fabbri SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)–Relay for Life held their annual 12-hour-long fundraiser in the Carrier Dome this past Saturday. From four in the afternoon until four the next morning, nearly 1,000 participants showed their support […]

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Central New York, Education, food, Health, Syracuse

National Nutrition Month Encourages Healthy Living

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By Tania Joseph SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)— March is National Nutrition Month and this year’s theme is “Go Further With Food. ” When most people think of nutrition, food is a main topic. This year’s campaign promotes healthy eating habits and highlights how food decisions make an impact on your overall health. National Nutrition Month […]

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