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Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 06:17 PM EDT

NBC 4 New York & NY Giants Health & Fitness Expo

NBC 4 New York & NY Giants Health & Fitness Expo

NBC 4 New York and the New York Giants are thrilled to welcome you to our second annual Health and Fitness Expo.

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 08:32 PM EDT

Antibiotic-Resistant 'Superbug' Found in US for 1st Time

Antibiotic-Resistant 'Superbug' Found in US for 1st Time

A drug resistant “superbug” feared by doctors has shown up in the U.S. for the first time, researchers reported Thursday. The germ, E. coli bacteria with the mcr-1 gene mutation, was found in a Pennsylvania...

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 09:54 AM EDT

5 Arrested in NYC Counterfeit Perfume Bust: Feds

5 Arrested in NYC Counterfeit Perfume Bust: Feds

Federal agents seized cases of fake perfume – some of which contained ingredients linked to cancer and organ damage – and made five arrests in a counterfeiting bust Wednesday morning, authorities said.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 02:26 PM EDT

Candy-Like Edible Marijuana Is Sending Kids to ERs

Candy-Like Edible Marijuana Is Sending Kids to ERs

In Oregon, an 8-year-old boy was rushed to the hospital after finding a marijuana cookie at a park. In Michigan, two children were sent to the ER after getting into a man's stash of gummy candy containing...

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 04:44 PM EDT

Family Health Care Costs Have Tripled Since '01: Analysis

Family Health Care Costs Have Tripled Since '01: Analysis

The costs of providing health care to an average American family surpassed $25,000 for the first time in 2016 — even as the rate of health cost increases slowed to a record low, a new analysis revealed...

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 02:33 PM EDT

BMX Legend Dave Mirra Had Brain Disease: Report

BMX Legend Dave Mirra Had Brain Disease: Report

Doctors have reportedly concluded that BMX rider Dave Mirra, who took his own life in February, suffered from the brain disease CTE. ESPN reports a neuropathologist at the University of Toronto and two others...