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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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Michael Phelps Olympic ‘Cupping’ Treatment Available in Central New York

If you've been watching the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics, you probably have seen the swimming events featuring world-record holder Michael Phelps. Did you happen to notice those pepperoni looking marks on his back? Those bruises are caused by a treatment known as 'Cupping.' Kelley Holmes-Morton is the owner of 'Heads-R-Turning' Salon & Spa in Ilion, NY.

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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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How To Get A Free Air Conditioner In New York

With warmer weather finally arriving, so does the discomfort. If you have a medical condition, and no cool air, this could be disaster. Do you qualify in New York for a free air conditioner? 

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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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Watch Utica Woman on ‘Dr. Oz’ Later this Month [VIDEO]

Some sounds, like birds chirping in the morning outside your window, are pleasant to the ear. Others, like a jack-hammer on the side walk, are not. For Terri Panuccio of Utica that 'jack-hammer' sound can be caused by something as simple as someone eating a potato chip. She suffers from a condition called Misophonia, which is simply a sensitivity to certain sounds. She went and saw 'Dr. Oz' for some answers.

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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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