"Health" Tagged Articles

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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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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