Tag: new york

Legionnaires’ survivor: ‘I’m lucky to be alive’

ALBANY, N.Y. – Doctors twice notified Lori Clark’s family that they expected her to die. Clark, a project manager who lives in upstate New York, was placed in a chemically induced coma for 43 days after she was diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease in 2011. She initially thought she had the flu and delayed seeing a […]

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Newburgh, NY, fights for clean water after cancer-causing chemical discovered

NEWBURGH, N.Y. – Vanessa Budetti tries to live a clean, healthy life. She stocks organic and natural products in her household. She runs frequently to stay in shape. And she even rejects bottled water to decrease her environmental impact. So the 45-year old Newburgh resident said she was surprised when she found out that she […]

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