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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.

Sunday, Jan 13, 2019 at 08:34 AM EST

Democrats Roll Out Big Healthcare Proposals at State Level

Democrats Roll Out Big Healthcare Proposals at State Level

Riding the momentum from November's elections, Democratic leaders in the states are wasting no time delivering on their biggest campaign promise — to expand access to health care and make it more affordable. T...

Friday, Jan 11, 2019 at 02:31 PM EST

CDC Says It’s Another Severe Flu Season

CDC Says It’s Another Severe Flu Season

Flu seasons have been particularly severe in recent years and this one in no different. An estimated 6.2 million to 7.3 million people in the United States have been sick with the flu since October, federal...

Friday, Jan 11, 2019 at 05:43 AM EST

Starbucks Exploring Adding Needle-Disposal Boxes in Bathroom

Starbucks Exploring Adding Needle-Disposal Boxes in Bathroom

Starbucks is exploring installing needle-disposal boxes in the bathrooms of certain stores to provide a safe way of throwing out syringes and other drug paraphernalia, NBC News reported. The company's...

Thursday, Jan 10, 2019 at 06:16 PM EST

US Drug Overdoses Rose Most Among Middle-Aged Women: CDC

US Drug Overdoses Rose Most Among Middle-Aged Women: CDC

Federal health experts reported Thursday that the U.S. drug overdose rate has soared for middle-aged women between 1999 and 2017, NBC News reported. It rose a startling 260 percent for women between 30 and...

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