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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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Veterans Can Expect Increased Services at the VA Hospital

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Click the play button above to learn how veterans will have more access to treatment. Audio Transcript: Expanded Services for Veterans By Brenda Koopsen SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Veterans with spinal cord injuries or other disabilities such as Multiple Sclerosis (MS) or Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) can now receive increased access to health care. The Syracuse VA […]

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Central New York, Health, Health Care

Central New York Health Officials Fight the Flu

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  Click the play button above to learn how Oswego County residents can receive flu shots, even if they do not have health insurance Audio Transcript:   Fabbri_OswegoHealthDepartment_Script By A.J. Fabbri SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– As the flu continues to decimate the area, Central New York health officials are saying that vaccinations are readily available to all. […]

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Central New York, Community, Environment, Health, Syracuse

SU Students Learn Life Lessons as They Help in Puerto Rico Recovery


Click the Play button above to find out how some CNY students may have received more than they gave during a recent trip to storm-ravaged Puerto Rico. Audio transcript: Feature News Story Puerto Rico_Candiotti By Elissa Candiotti SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – This holiday season, a group of Syracuse University students say they received the best present of […]

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Central New York, Community, Environment, Government, Health, Syracuse

Tick Drags Can Help Syracuse Understand Deer Population

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By Mary Peters SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – In one neighborhood, residents have come together to do something about the amount of deer. “They’re just crazy.  They’re over running everything.  It’s just not right,” said Kuni Riccardi, a Syracuse resident. She thinks that something needs to be done to fix the problem. “We have been […]

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Central New York, Cigarettes, Community, Consumer, E-Cigarettes, Electronic Cigarettes, Health

New York’s E-Cigarette Ban Could Be Harmful to Smokers

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By Ashley Burroughs SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)-Governor Cuomo has issued a state wide ban that will limit where you can smoke e-cigarettes. This ban will prohibit people from smoking in the following areas: Public Transportation Workplace Indoors at public/private colleges Outdoors where smoking cigarettes are already prohibited E-cigarettes have become a popular alternative to smoking […]

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Business, Central New York, Cigarettes, E-Cigarettes, Government, Health, Smoking

Upcoming Legislature Vote May Prevent New Smokers in Onondaga County

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By Alana Seldon SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The smoking rate among adults in Onondaga County is 20 percent, slightly higher than the state average. 45 percent of those tobacco users in the County are young adults, as young as age 18. However, the county is making strides to change this. Currently, shoppers must be 19 to […]

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