"Health" Tagged Articles

Central New York, Community, Health

Students Diagnosed with Mumps are Living at the Sheraton

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BY GABRIELA KNUTSON, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Syracuse University has quarantined the mumps patients at the Sheraton Hotel near the university. The Onandaga Country Health Commissioner Dr. Indu Gupta said most of the 13 students infected with the mumps are players on the men’s and women’s lacrosse teams. The infected varsity teams have canceled […]

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Central New York, Education, Health, Syracuse

Mental Health Week is Helping Students Prioritize Mental Health

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Listen here to find out how Syracuse University organizations are reducing the stigma surrounding mental health. By Gabrielle Caracciolo SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — This week is national mental health awareness week and organizations at Syracuse University are teaming up to increase student engagement with the mental health services available to them. Multiple offices and organizations […]

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Feature, Health

Empowerment Through Fitness

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BY: Kaitlin Pearson Syracuse N.Y. (NCC News) – We all know the doctors orders; eat healthy, drink lots of water, and stay in shape. To combat the boredom often associated with working out, a new fitness organization is taking colleges and universities across the country by storm combining community with healthy living. As the sunset comes […]

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Central New York, Consumer, Government

NCC News at 4:45 – If Passed, How Will The American Health Care Act Impact Emergency Contraception?

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By Annalisa Pardo Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – The possible repeal of the Affordable Care Act and passage of President Trump’s American Health Care Act could mean insurance companies will no longer cover contraception costs. This includes the cost of emergency contraception, commonly known as Plan B or the morning after pill. NCC News reporter Andrew […]

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Central New York, Health, Non-profit

“Jailbirds” Make Bail By Receiving Donations to Muscular Dystrophy

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By Jake Lapin, SYRACUSE, N.Y. — The Muscular Dystrophy Association held its third annual Lock-Up event at the Spaghetti Warehouse in Syracuse on Thursday. Volunteers arrived and became jailbirds for the day. They got handcuffed and put in stripes for their mugshot before hitting the phones to earn donations. “They love it,” said Karen Fink, who’s […]

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Central New York, Education, Health

Newhouse Knows: The HIV Preventative Drug, PreP

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Newhouse Knows is a franchise of “explainer” news stories produced by 2017 Broadcast and Digital graduate students at the Newhouse School. Similar to explainer journalism produced by professionals, these stories clarify the more complex facets of news stories, provide deeper background, or explain in greater detail how something that’s been in the news works or […]

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Business, Central New York, Health, Non-profit

Café at 407 Serves More Than Coffee and Cake

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By Kayla Spector SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — At least 30 million people of all ages and genders in the United States suffer from an eating disorder and eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of all mental illnesses, according to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders. Café at 407 and Ophelia’s Place, located […]

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Business, Central New York, Consumer, food, Health, safety

Edamame Recall Should Not Have a Significant Effect on CNY Restaurants

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By Biko Skalla SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – A national brand of edamame is being pulled off central New York grocery store shelves because of fears it has been contaminated by potentially fatal listeria bacteria. Advanced Fresh Concepts announced the recall after random testing of their edamame showed a potential listeria monocytogenes contamination. Listeria can be deadly […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Environment, Politics, race, Religion, safety

1000 people in Syracuse protest for SU and SUNY ESF to be “safe and fearless”

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By Angelica Rodriguez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)- Around 1000 students and community members joined the national movement #SanctuaryCampus Walk Out to protest against the hate fueled during the elections this year. Students around the country walked out of classes on Wednesday to express their thoughts and feelings against the expected Trump’s immigration policies. They wanted their school […]

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