"Health" Tagged Articles

Central New York, Health, Syracuse

Student Diagnosed With Bacterial Meningitis At Syracuse University

By , BDJ 364.04

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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Community

Organization Works to Make Syracuse Lead Safe by 2025

By , BDJ 663.01

Listen here to find out more about Tomorrow’s Neighbors Today Southside’s efforts to end lead poisoning in Syracuse. Audio Transcript: Get the Lead Out By Fernando Garcia-Franceschini SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Tomorrow’s Neighbors Today Southside will begin working towards making Syracuse lead safe with their Get the Lead Out Block Party, an event that will have […]

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Lyme Disease

Tick Season Is Not Over Yet

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Click the play button above to learn what residents should be aware of during tick season. Audio Transcript: Feature News Story_Sheehan By Kendra Sheehan, SYRACUSE (NCC News) —  Summertime in Syracuse means its tick season. Toward the end of July, ticks have reached adulthood, and have grown large enough to make them much easier to spot […]

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Health, Syracuse

A Sudden Rise in Synthetic Marijuana Overdoses Swamp Syracuse Hospitals

By , BDJ 663.02

Click the play button to learn about how synthetic marijuana overdoses affected Syracuse a week ago. Audio transcript: Synthetic Marijuana Transcript By Keir Chapman SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — A surge in synthetic marijuana overdoses caught Syracuse emergency rooms by surprise last week. Crouse Hospital treated 21 patients suffering from an overdose from July 10th-11th, […]

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Flip Flops can be a summer favorite, but they may be dangerous to your health.
Consumer, Health

Flip Flops: Fashion or Foe

By , BDJ 665.2

By Mye Owens  Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – It’s summer time, and nothing says beach ready more than flip-flops. They are comfortable, easy to put on, and come at an extremely affordable cost. But, despite how comfortable these shoes feel on your feet, you may want to find another pair of shoes to wear throughout […]

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Health

Tech Addiction: Study Shows Use of Dating Apps Can Lead to Depression, Low Self-Esteem

By , BDJ 665.2

Syracuse, N.Y. — The use of online dating apps like Tinder and Bumble may lower a user’s self-esteem and overall satisfaction with their dating life, according to the American Psychological Association (APA). In the study, 1,044 women and 273 men, made up of mostly college undergraduate students, were asked to complete questionnaires asking about their […]

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Agriculture, Central New York, Environment, Food, Health, Syracuse

Rahma Edible Forest Snack Garden Brings Fresh Produce to Food Desert

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Transript By Lileana Pearson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (Ncc News) – Food deserts are an area, typically urban, that has minimal access to fresh produce such as fruits and vegetables. Syracuse has several areas that are labeled as food deserts. The two worst residing in zip code areas, 13202 and 13204.  Residents that live in these areas usually […]

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Community, Consumer, Food, Health

An Epidemic on College Campuses?

By , BDJ 364.01

Click the play button above to learn what epidemic is plaguing college campuses nationwide.  Audio Transcript: Khelil_Obesity Audio Transcript By Anthony Khelil Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News)–Obesity is an epidemic that affects many across the United States; however, when it comes to obesity, college students are typically overlooked. The obesity rate among American college students grew from […]

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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

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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