March 2, 2015
4:40 pm
SaM's rolling out the tunes all evening
Health News
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A new study shows that American minors may find it dangerously easy to purchase e-cigarettes online, despite regulations preventing those under the age of 18 from purchasing such products.According to the study, published in
CDC(NEW YORK) -- More cases of the measles continue to pop up around the nation, with the latest data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showing 170 cases in 17 states and the District of Columbia.According to the CDC, 16 new cases w
Chett Birr(COLEMAN, Wisc.) -- A Wisconsin husband and wife both battling cancer are getting a much-deserved vacation, thanks to donations from their neighbors and local wrestling teams.In a few weeks, Chett Birr will drive his parents, Beth and Gary Birr,
ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Going for a jog on a treadmill can predict how long you’re going to live, a large new study suggests.Researchers from the Mayo Clinic looked at standard treadmill stress test results for more than 58,000 subjects, ages 18 to 96
JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images(DALLAS) -- Since surviving a harrowing brush with Ebola last October, Dallas nurse Nina Pham has been plagued with nightmares, body aches and hair loss, her lawyer told ABC News. On top of that, she says people are afraid of he
ABC News(COVINGTON, La.) -- How a potentially deadly strain of bacteria escaped from a primate research lab infecting four monkeys is a mystery, government officials said, but they added the incident poses no threat to the public.The bacterium in question
WebMD(NEW YORK) -- Larry Hester was 33 years old when he got horrible news.“The ophthalmologist said, ‘You're going to go blind,’” Hester recalled of his diagnosis of retinitis pigmentosa, a genetic condition leading to retinal deg
John Wiley & Sons/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt(NEW YORK) -- Soon-to-be mom Jessica Biel swears by it and Megan Fox is also a follower. With such celebs on the Paleo Diet, the eating plan that is intended to mimic the way our paleolithic ancestors ate, is
iStock/Thinkstock(WATERLOO, Ontario) -- If you're stuck in a relationship that makes you miserable, it could have to do with feeling miserable about yourself.Megan McCarthy, a PhD candidate at the University of Waterloo's Department of Psychology, says th
Monkey Business Images/Thinkstock(ORLANDO) -- A 6-year-old boy has achieved his dream job: being a firefighter.Cameron Witsman, who was born with a lung defect, became an honorary firefighter on Friday in Eustis, Florida, a town about one hour northwest o
JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images(DALLAS) -- Dallas nurse Nina Pham is expected to file a lawsuit against Texas Health Resources calling out the company for their role in her having contracted Ebola last year/In an exclusive story, the Dallas Morning News repor
7Michael/iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(LAS VEGAS) -- The Southern Nevada Health District has identified three additional cases of measles connected to a restaurant on the Las Vegas Strip.  The cases, in adults under the age of 55, are considered to be
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- This just in from the World Health Organization: Your mother was right all along. About 1.1 billion people are at risk for losing their hearing, and half of 12- to 35-year-olds in high income countries expose their ears to "
Amalia Thomas(NEW YORK) -- A New York couple married for 82 years will celebrate a major milestone Saturday when the husband, Duranord Veillard, turns 108. The momentous occasion means the couple will be a combined 212 years old. Veillard’s wife, Je YORK) -- Everybody, chill.There's a scientific explanation for why #TheDress looks black and blue to some people and white and gold to the others.Although your eyes perceive colors differently based on color perceptors in them called
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Some people might think of leprosy as a scourge from biblical times, but it still afflicts victims -- and a Florida county is reporting a rare increase in cases, with three people diagnosed in just five months.In the past de
Creatas/Thinkstock(ARLINGTON, Va.) -- A Virginia resident was released from Virginia Hospital Center on Thursday after being evaluated for possible Ebola.The patient had a fever and a history of recent travel from an Ebola-affected area, according to the
Jacob Wackerhausen/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- This blasted winter will come to an end eventually, but until then, Americans will just have to make the best of things, particularly in the nation’s snow belts.Actually, some folks may have gotten s
rogerashford/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Millions of Americans take statins to help lower their cholesterol, but that daily statin may also cut their risk of liver cancer, according to a new study. Researchers in the United Kingdom looked at nearly 1,2
Wavebreakmedia Ltd/Wavebreak Media/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Past research has indicated that middle-aged suicide rates affecting Americans between 40 and 64 years old have increased by 40 percent since 1999, with the sharpest rise shortly after 2007, coinc
FYI Section
Event Calendar

Events for WCMY