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2 Central New York Hospitals Make ‘Best Hospitals In NYS List’

U.S.News and World Report has released their annual list of best hospitals in New York State. 

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Belen Dental in Utica Offering Free Dental Care

For the second year in a row, Belen Dental in Utica is offering one day of free dental services. Dr. Aymee Belen and her staff will provide their talents as part of the 'Dentistry from the Heart' event. It's taking place this Saturday, August 6th beginning at 7:00 a.m. Services include cleanings, fillings, and extractions. Be sure to get there early because care is on a first come, first serve basis.

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How Serious is the Water Crisis Threat in Upstate, NY?

The same crisis that devastated the water infrastructure in Flint, MI has already begun in Upstate, NY. Hoosick Falls is a little town in the Capitol region and their water source, in some instances, has been deemed unsafe. How serious is this situation?

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Get Paid To Participate In A Hearing Research Study From Syracuse Univeristy

Looking to make some extra cash? You need to be willing to listen to this. The Hearing Lab at Syracuse University is looking to pay you to borrow your ears.

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FDA Announces New Regulations Of E-Cigarettes

The federal government has made a major announcement for New Yorker's concerning  electronic cigarettes. Going forward, they will issue a ban on the sale of these products to people under the age of 18.

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Oneida County Has Highest Lead Poisoning Rates In All Of New York

As National attention is getting focused on the water crisis in Flint Michigan, locally we are having problems of our own. Oneida County has the highest Lead Poisoning Rates in all of New York.

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Which Counties are the Healthiest in New York?

When it comes to health in New York state, not all counties are created equal. Which counties are the healthiest? And were do counties in Central New York rank?

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Watch Out For Possible Mutant ‘Super Lice’ Outbreak Here In New York

A recent outbreak of super lice has spread to 25 states across America. Is it heading to New York?

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How To Avoid Injuries From Snow Shoveling

Shoveling snow can be some amazing exercise. However, it can also cause a ton of injuries. Here's how to avoid many of those common snow shoveling injuries. 

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How To Stop Snow From Plows Blocking Your Driveway

Do you hate having to shovel the snow at the end of your driveway that the snowplow pushes in? Try using this simple lifehack to avoid that snow from building up. 

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Five of the Germiest Places in Your Home and How to Clean Them

There is no question that germs live everywhere. You can clean every square inch of everything and you still won't be able to avoid the inevitable. Some places where germs gather are pretty obvious, but there are some areas of your house that you probably don't even think of. These areas happen to be some of the germiest in your home.

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Is The Zika Virus A Threat In Central New York?

While the world is preparing for the Zika virus outbreak, should we be concerned here in Central New York?

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