"Health" Tagged Articles

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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Business , Central New York , Community , food , Health , Non-profit

Local businesses are going pink to support CNY cancer research foundation

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By Sarah Minkewicz SYRACUSE, NY (NCC News) – Local businesses are participating in the “Turn it Pink” campaign to raise money and awareness about breast cancer. The campaign is being run by members of the Carol Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund. Jeanne St. Claire, grand-daughter of cancer survivor Carol Baldwin, started the campaign on social media. […]

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Business , Central New York , Health

Syracuse Fitness Trainer Wants Clients To “Rise Above” Challenges

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By Matt D’Ambrosi SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — All those years of hard work and dedication have finally paid off for Ryan Logana. He has what he’s always wanted: his own training facility. Logana is a fitness trainer in Syracuse and has been dishing out his knowledge and expertise to people for the last 12 years, but he’s never […]

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Business , Central New York , Consumer , Government , Health

Sugary Drinks And Obesity: The Two Go Hand In Hand

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By Nicholas McGowan SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News) — October 11 marked this year’s World Obesity Day and for the occasion, the World Health Organization called for an uptick in prices for sugary drinks. Sodas, energy drinks and fruit juices are greatly frowned upon by the organization, citing that the unhealthy drinks lead to unwanted health risks. […]

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Central New York , Community , Environment , food , Health

Signs To Be Put Up Advising People Against Eating Fish In Onondaga Lake

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By Brittany Stephanis SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The process has taken 10 years, but Onondaga Lake will finally have signs warning people not to consume its contaminated fish. “It certainly has been difficult to get to this stage, but it is rewarding to know that the hard work is paying off with interest in protecting […]

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