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  • Health Matters: Flu season

    Health Matters: Flu season

    The CDC says 8% of Americans can get sick with the flu every year. News 12 sits down with Dr. John Zaso to discuss how to stay healthy during flu season.

    The CDC says 8% of Americans can get sick with the flu every year. News 12 sits down with Dr. John Zaso to discuss how to stay healthy during flu season.

  • Health Matters: Teaching kids about 9/11

    Health Matters: Teaching kids about 9/11

    News 12 sits down with Dr. John Zaso to discuss ways to help have the difficult conversation about 9/11 with children.

    News 12 sits down with Dr. John Zaso to discuss ways to help have the difficult conversation about 9/11 with children.

  • Health Matters: Vaping side effects

    Health Matters: Vaping side effects

    There are reports of lung spots showing up in young Americans who vape, including several cases on Long Island. News 12 sits down with Dr. John Zaso to discuss the side effects, and how the damage could be permanent.

    There are reports of lung spots showing up in young Americans who vape, including several cases on Long Island. News 12 sits down with Dr. John Zaso to discuss the side effects, and how the damage could be permanent.

  • Health Matters: Social media and teens

    Health Matters: Social media and teens

    A new study suggests social media could be harmful to mental health in teenagers. News 12 sits down with Dr. John Zaso to discuss the study and the ways social media could be harmful to teens.

    A new study suggests social media could be harmful to mental health in teenagers. News 12 sits down with Dr. John Zaso to discuss the study and the ways social media could be harmful to teens.

  • Health Matters: Antihistamines to treat children's colds

    Health Matters: Antihistamines to treat children's colds

    They may not offer much help - but a new study finds a growing number of children are being prescribThey may not offer much help - but a new study finds a growing number of children are being prescrib
    They may not offer much help - but a new study finds a growing number of children are being prescribed antihistamines to treat colds. News 12 sits down with Dr. John Zaso to speak about antihistamines.They may not offer much help - but a new study finds a growing number of children are being prescribed antihistamines to treat colds. News 12 sits down with Dr. John Zaso to speak about antihistamines.

    They may not offer much help - but a new study finds a growing number of children are being prescribed antihistamines to treat colds. News 12 sits down with Dr. John Zaso to speak about antihistamines. 

    They may not offer much help - but a new study finds a growing number of children are being prescribed antihistamines to treat colds. News 12 sits down with Dr. John Zaso to speak about antihistamines. 

  • What Moms Need To Know: Sunblock

    What Moms Need To Know: Sunblock

    Sunday, July 21 2019 5:40 AM EDT2019-07-21 09:40:51 GMT
    News 12's Elizabeth Hashagen and Elisa DiStefano sat down with Dr. Dimitria Papadopoulos to discuss what mom needs to know about sunblock!
    News 12's Elizabeth Hashagen and Elisa DiStefano sat down with Dr. Dimitria Papadopoulos to discuss what mom needs to know about sunblock!
  • Health Matters: Hot weather safety tips

    Health Matters: Hot weather safety tips

    As the temperatures heat up to possibly dangerous levels, Dr. John Zaso has some tips to keep cool and stay safe in the hot, humid weather.

    As the temperatures heat up to possibly dangerous levels, Dr. John Zaso has some tips to keep cool and stay safe in the hot, humid weather.

  • What mom's need to know about bug bites and insect repellents

    What mom's need to know about bug bites and insect repellents

    Friday, July 12 2019 11:02 AM EDT2019-07-12 15:02:45 GMT
    What mom's need to know about bug bites and insect repellents.
    What mom's need to know about bug bites and insect repellents.
  • Health Matters: Healthy eating

    Health Matters: Healthy eating

    News 12 sits down with Dr. John Zaso to discuss healthy eating habits, such as what to eat and how much to eat.

    News 12 sits down with Dr. John Zaso to discuss healthy eating habits, such as what to eat and how much to eat.

  • Health Matters: Sunscreen warning

    Health Matters: Sunscreen warning

    A new study finds that some chemicals in some sunscreens can enter your bloodstream and stay for dayA new study finds that some chemicals in some sunscreens can enter your bloodstream and stay for day
    A new study finds that some chemicals in some sunscreens can enter your bloodstream and stay for days. News 12 sat down with Dr. John Zaso to discuss the realities of sunscreen, the new study and skin cancer.A new study finds that some chemicals in some sunscreens can enter your bloodstream and stay for days. News 12 sat down with Dr. John Zaso to discuss the realities of sunscreen, the new study and skin cancer.

    A new study finds that some chemicals in some sunscreens can enter your bloodstream and stay for days. News 12 sat down with Dr. John Zaso to discuss the realities of sunscreen, the new study and skin cancer.

    A new study finds that some chemicals in some sunscreens can enter your bloodstream and stay for days. News 12 sat down with Dr. John Zaso to discuss the realities of sunscreen, the new study and skin cancer.

  • Health Matters: Measles

    Health Matters: Measles

    The number of measles infections continues to grow in New York City and Rockland County. News 12 sat down with Dr. John Zaso to discuss symptoms and prevention, including the pros and cons of the vaccine.

    The number of measles infections continues to grow in New York City and Rockland County. News 12 sat down with Dr. John Zaso to discuss symptoms and prevention, including the pros and cons of the vaccine.

  • Health Matters: Vaccines without parental permission

    Health Matters: Vaccines without parental permission

    Amid the measles outbreak in some parts of the country, some New York lawmakers are proposing a bill that would allow teens over 14 to get some vaccines without parental permission. Dr. John Zaso discusses the pros and cons of that bill, and why it's important that young people learn all the facts about vaccines.

    Amid the measles outbreak in some parts of the country, some New York lawmakers are proposing a bill that would allow teens over 14 to get some vaccines without parental permission. Dr. John Zaso discusses the pros and cons of that bill, and why it's important that young people learn all the facts about vaccines.

  • Health Beat: Autism

    Health Beat: Autism

    Each week a local doctor discusses hot-button topics in health and medicine.Each week a local doctor discusses hot-button topics in health and medicine.

    The government's latest estimate shows that one out of every 40 American children are diagnosed with autism. East Meadow Dr. John Zaso discusses how children are screened for autism and what progress parents can see with an early diagnosis and treatment.

    The government's latest estimate shows that one out of every 40 American children are diagnosed with autism. East Meadow Dr. John Zaso discusses how children are screened for autism and what progress parents can see with an early diagnosis and treatment.

  • Health Beat: Children and Screen Time

    Health Beat: Children and Screen Time

    This week, pediatrician Dr. John Zaso discusses children and screen time, after the American Heart AThis week, pediatrician Dr. John Zaso discusses children and screen time, after the American Heart A

    This week, pediatrician Dr. John Zaso discusses children and screen time, after the American Heart Association reinforced recommendations to limit screen time for children.

    This week, pediatrician Dr. John Zaso discusses children and screen time, after the American Heart Association reinforced recommendations to limit screen time for children.

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