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Seasonal Depression Hits Heavier As Winter Arrives

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Click play to learn about how seasonal depression impacts Syracuse University students. Audio Transcript: Seasonal Depression Script By Kendra Sheehan SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) –Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) also known as seasonal depression affects about five percent of the US population every year. The disorder is categorized by occurring around the same time every year. Most […]

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Education, Health, History, Jobs, Non-profit, Politics, Syracuse

Veterans Forum Offers Suggestions to the Community

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Click Play to see ways organizations are going to help veterans. By Abigail Fridmann (SYRACUSE N.Y.)- Today’s Veteran’s Forum at City Hall was designed to allow veterans a chance to express the changes they want to see in the community. But before the talk began, they paused to honor those who lost their lives 77 years […]

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Central New York, Education, Health

How Difficult is it for Students with Anxiety to Deal with College?

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Click the play button above to learn how difficult college can be for students who deal with anxiety. Audio Transcript: Chadwick_Anxiety_Script By Max Chadwick SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)- Anxiety causes a person to have stress out of proportion to the impact of the event, inability to set aside a worry and restlessness. 40 million Americans suffer […]

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

Lack of Sun Causing Vitamin D Deficiencies in Central New Yorkers

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Click here to see why lack of sunlight is landing some Central New Yorkers in the doctor’s office.  Audio Transcript: Vitamin D transcript By Natalie Maier, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — In the months of November through March, the sunlight in Central New York is so scarce that our bodies are not producing any of their own […]

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Central New York, Community, Health

Bone Marrow Drive

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By Dana Grey SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)- The Central New York community is rallying together today in hopes of helping a man in need. Manlius Police Sergeant, Ken Hatter, has non-hodgkins lymphoma and local law enforcement is doing what it can to help fight the cancer. The Cicero Fire Department is hosting a bone marrow registry […]

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Central New York, Education, Government, Health, Syracuse, Uncategorized

New York Mandates Mental Health Education in Schools

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Mental Health in NY Public Schools SCRIPT By Rashika Jaipuriar SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – School may be in session for the year, but New York schools are still catching up on summer homework. The state’s latest legislative changes  went into effect on July 1, and now K-12 public schools are required to incorporate mental health education […]

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Central New York, Health, Syracuse

Student Diagnosed With Bacterial Meningitis At Syracuse University

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Listen here to find out about the diagnosis of bacterial meningitis at Syracuse University. Audio Transcript: Bacterial Meningitis Wrap Script By Ryan Golde SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – A Syracuse University student was diagnosed with bacterial meningitis. The SU Health Services department sent the student home to receive treatment. The university is taking other precautions to […]

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Central New York, Community, Health

Locals Rally Together for Medicare and Medicaid

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Audio Transcript: BrooksHealthcareRally Naiya Brooks SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)- Protesters gathered in downtown Syracuse on July 30th to celebrate Medicare & Medicaid’s 53rd birthday and to demand universal healthcare. Organizers say Congress is threatening the future of healthcare by passing tax cuts and that they plan to fight back to protect and expand both programs. “I see […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Environment, Government, Health, Politics, Public Safety, Syracuse, Travel

Skaneateles Closes Beaches, DEC Tests for Toxic Blue Green Algae

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Audio Transcript: Skaneateles Closes Beaches… By Natalie Maier SKANEATELES, N.Y. (NCC News) – The Village of Skaneateles public beach was closed today as large, visible blooms of blue green algae floated at the shore. The Department of Environmental Conservation has tested the blooms and is waiting on results later this week to see if they are […]

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Central New York, Environment, Health, Public Safety

Officials are Testing Algae Blooms in Skaneateles Lake for Harmful Toxins

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Click the play button above to learn about the possible dangers of algae blooms in the Skaneateles Lake Audio transcript: LaRowe algae wrap By Jonathan LaRowe SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – For the second straight year, harmful algae blooms have popped up in Skaneateles Lake. Officials are testing the blooms for toxins that could be harmful if […]

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Central New York, Environment, Health

Central New Yorkers May Be At Risk Of Catching Rare Virus

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Click the link above to learn more about triple-e, or read the transcript.  By Dominick Muccilo, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Eastern Equine Encephalitis, known as “EEE” could pose more severe implications to the area than West Nile Virus. The West Nile Virus happens seasonally but EEE doesn’t. Lisa Letteney, the Director of Environmental Health in Onondaga […]

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Central New York, Environment, Government, Health, Politics, Poverty, Public Safety, Syracuse, Transportation

I-81 Plans Bring New Concerns About Exposure to Lead

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Click play to hear why a local lead task force member is worried about more than just old housing. Audio Transcript: Maier – Lead on Syracuse’s Bridges By Natalie Maier SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Plans to renovate Interstate Route 81 have been the topic of conversation for over six months now. But local safety activists have […]

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Arts, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Entertainment, Health, Public Safety

‘Diet Culture’ is Causing Eating Disorders

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Click play to hear more about why eating disorder specialists think ‘diet culture’ can be dangerous.  Audio Transcript: Eating Disorders Caused by ‘Diet Culture’ By Natalie Maier SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – More than 214,000 people have signed an online petition to stop Netflix’s show “Insatiable.” Those who have signed feel the show contains triggers for people […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Health

Chocolate Race Raises Awareness for AMV Disorder

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https://soundcloud.com/kayla-burton-37434096/kelleigh-gustafsons-chocolate-challenge Audio Transcript: Chocolate Challenge Script By Kayla Burton SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)-  On Saturday, July 29, 2018, the first ever Chocolate Challenge 5K and 10K race will take place at 8:00 a.m. at Le Moyne College. This race consists of various kinds of chocolate including chocolate bars, chocolate ice cream, chocolate fountains, chocolate chips, chocolate kisses, […]

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Central New York, Community, Government, Health, Public Safety, Technology

Libraries with 3D Printers React to Release of Blueprints for Guns

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Click play to hear one local library’s policy when it comes to 3D printing guns.  Audio Transcript: Libraries React to 3D Gun Blueprints By Natalie Maier FAYETTEVILLE, N.Y. (NCC News) – A company in Austin, Texas has promised to release digital blueprints for 3D printing guns. The release is causing concern among gun control advocates, who think […]

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