"Health" Tagged Articles

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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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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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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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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Education, Non-profit, Sexual Awareness, Sexual Transmitted Disease, STD Testing

STDs Are On The Rise in Onondaga County

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By Ashley Burroughs SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Onondaga County has some of the highest rates of sexually transmitted diseases in the state of New York. This county is specifically susceptible for these rates because of the high populations of poverty and college students. These numbers have doubled because people who are infected don’t know […]

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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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Community, Feature, Health

Refugee Mother Credits Syracuse Healthy Start for helping her raise her child in America and recover from trauma

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Listen here to see how one refugee gained a new outlook on life and motherhood after connecting with Syracuse Healthy Start. By Olivia Johnson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) Aileen Tomaso sits on her couch in North Syracuse, cradling her two-month old son with a smile on her face. Looking at Aileen’s demeanor, one would never […]

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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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