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Bite from New Tick Results in Food Allergy

Ticks have been a rising problem in the Capital Region and so far my only worry has been the threat of Lyme Disease, well, until I learned about the Lone Star tick.

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Measles in 518: If You Went to These Places, You’re at Risk

The state Department of Health has released a statement saying that a healthcare worker from the Queensbury-based Hudson Healthwaters Health Network has been diagnosed with measles and you could be at risk.

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Salt Den In Latham Said To Be Where To Go For Respitory Health Help

Allergies? Yeah, I've got those. Badly, actually.

People usually express after the third or fourth, "God Bless You," that they're done blessing me. It's cool. I'm used to it. In fact, I typically tell them not to bother after the first one because some days, there might be 15 sneezes coming my way at any given moment.

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GNA’s Country Cares for St. Jude Kids Radiothon Raises $180,720!

Once again, YOU and the Capital Region stepped up BIG TIME to fight childhood cancer!

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Could the Legalization of Marijuana Be Coming to New York?

Two bills are being introduced to the New York Senate and the State Assembly with goals leading to the legalization of marijuana. If all were to go as planned it would be for not only the recreational usage of the

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Hudson Falls Man with Parkinson’s Gets to Keep His Goat

Greg Cutler of Hudson Falls is living with Parkinson's disease. It's a disease that gets worse as time goes by, with a cure unknown. Not much makes the every day easier, but it turns out that one thing truly has made a difference for him; his service pet goat. 

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Massachussetts Considers Mandatory Health Insurance
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600,000 in Capital Region May Be Affected by Data Breach

Newkirk Products, a company based out of Albany has learned that someone accessed their system back in May which contains member information. This could affect you and up to 600,000 locally within the Capital Region.

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1 Year Old, Grayson Needs Help Getting His Service Dog

A month ago, or so I participated in the JDRF Walk for type 1 diabetes in support of my little bff, Grayson. He was diagnosed at just 13 months and has been struggling daily with his levels as he learns the ins and outs of T1D before he can say more than a handful of words.

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Tattoos: Good For Your Health?

Mom, I'm sorry for all of the tattoos I'm about to get.

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Should You Be Worried About The Zika Virus?

Should we be worried about the Zika Virus here in the United States, the short answer is no. Keep in mind I am not a Doctor nor do I even play one on the radio. Heck I didn't even sleep at a Holiday Inn Express last night, I did however take the time to read a few articles about the Virus and I feel pretty good about our situation here in America.

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Pulminary Hypertension Discussion with Rino Aldrighetti -Capital Region Sunday

The great thing about doing the Capital Region Sunday show is that you get to cover a wide range of occupations and subject areas.  In some cases the information can be life saving. Here is a case in point.  Do you know someone with pulmonary hypertension?  They might have it without knowing it!  Take a listen to this repeat of a Capital Region Sunday interview with Rino Aldrighetti CEO of PHA.

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5 Bad Habits That Can Actually Help You Lose Weight

If you missed the show today, we talked about this list and we were all both amazed by some of the thing on the list and oh so happy to hear that these things can actually help us shed a few pounds this New Years. You may know a couple of these already but I know at least two of them totally shocked and made me very happy.

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