City Health Beat 9/19/15

NY1 VIDEO: The September 18, 2015 edition of "City Health Beat," hosted by NY1 health reporter Erin Billups, features the following topics:

  • Snuffing out smoking - while new statistics show promise, officials recognize that getting people to kick the habit is going to take more than just time and money.
  • For most people, falling down is not a big deal, but for our seniors, it frequently comes with a trip to the hospital. Dr. Sara Bradley, an Associate Professor of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, offers an insight into the long recovery as well as prevention.
  • As fall sports kick into action, a sideline concussion test is showing great strides helping quickly determine whether an injured athlete should seek immediate medical attention.
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