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Health Report: 2 in 5 adults at risk for diabetes

If your child was born between 2000 and 2011, they have a 40 percent chance of developing type 2 diabetes at some point in their life.

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Health Report: How your brain plays key role in back pain

When you heard the word “neurology” or “neurosurgery,” you probably think of the brain, and you're not off the mark.

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Ithaca police chief: Heroin is “an epidemic” in our community

It’s a problem for law enforcement, health officials, and maybe someone you know.

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Report: NY smoking cessation coverage is “inadequate”

New York State’s coverage for helping smokers quit is inadequate, according to a new report from the American Lung Association.

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Cortland, 11 other SUNY schools, land money for heroin antidote

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258 kits will be distributed across 12 campuses statewide, according to AG Eric Schneiderman

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Ithaca residents question IPD grant, call for “community-oriented policing”

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Organizers have planned a protest ahead of next month’s common council meeting.

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Two-year Hanshaw Road reconstruction project faces new delays

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In official release, TCAT officials say they are maintaining detours for some routes, after hearing from county highway division officials

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Defending champ Serena Williams top seed for U.S. Open

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Serena Williams has been top-seeded for the U.S. Open where she will seek to win the women's singles title for a third consecutive year.

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U.S. officials: Military mulling more troops to Iraq

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Military planners are weighing the possibility of sending more troops to Iraq to provide additional security around Baghdad.