Breast cancer in men on the rise, experts say

NEW YORK (PIX11) — While breast cancer is most commonly found in women, the disease doesn’t entirely exclude men. New York girl battling cancer gets hometown surprise About one out of every 100 breast cancer cases in the United States is diagnosed in a male, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It’s estimated … Read more

Which horror villain makes your heart race? Find out now

(WSYR-TV) — ‘Tis not the season for jolly and merry but creepy and scary.  With Halloween right around the corner, fans of the holiday are getting in the mood. While costumes are flying off the shelves, scary movies are invading the theaters. And that begs the question… which scary movie villain is the scariest of all time?  Well, … Read more

Hundreds gather at Rochester hospital to protest vaccine mandates

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — As COVID-19 mandates continue to grow, some area residents showed their disapproval for pending mandatory inoculations for healthcare workers. A large number gathered out in front of Strong Memorial Hospital to protest on Monday afternoon. 1 week till New York health care worker vaccination deadline “All we want is a choice. … Read more

USDA wants you to kill this bug on sight

(WWLP) — The Department of Agriculture is asking residents in New England and beyond to kill one specific bug on sight. Invasive pest spotted laternfly found in Vermont That bug is the spotted lanternfly. It’s a colorful, polka-dotted moth that is completely harmless to humans, but it leaves a secretion that is extremely deadly to … Read more

How over-the-counter tests can slow the spread of COVID

WASHINGTON (NXSTTV) — The rise of the highly transmissible delta variant around the U.S. has increased demand for rapid antigen COVID-19 tests that can be purchased from a pharmacy without a prescription, used at home, school, or work, and give results in 15 minutes. American Red Cross expresses regret on segregating blood-based on race On Thursday, the White House announced several initiatives to … Read more

Ida turned into a monster thanks to a giant warm patch in the Gulf of Mexico – here’s what happened

As Hurricane Ida headed into the Gulf of Mexico, a team of scientists was closely watching a giant, slowly swirling pool of warm water directly ahead in its path. That warm pool, an eddy, was a warning sign. It was around 125 miles across. And it was about to give Ida the power boost that … Read more

No plans to pipe down for New York climate group

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — There’s a scene near the end of the movie “Dr. Strangelove” where a character named Major Kong sits atop a falling hydrogen bomb, happily hooting and hollering as he hurtles to certain doom.  Albany 3.5 degrees warmer than 1970; Vermont nearly 4 degrees warmer “That’s me,” said Patrick Whitford, 24, who … Read more

Rochester boy has life-changing surgery in NYC, ready for back to school

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A Rochester boy is now ready to tackle the new school year, thanks to a life-altering surgery performed in New York City. NYC hatchet attack victim can’t walk, needs surgery Julius Pacheco, 6, had an unusual growth on his lip that left the door open to teasing—and prevented him from participating … Read more

Tesla to introduce humanoid robot prototype next year: ‘It’s intended to be friendly’

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (WTVO) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveiled plans to produce a humanoid robot called the Tesla Bot, which will use the same artificial intelligence that powers the company’s autonomous vehicles. According to Reuters, Musk said the electric carmaker will likely launch the Tesla Bot next year, which will be designed to do … Read more

LIVE UPDATE: Grace becomes second hurricane of 2021, Henri expected to reach hurricane strength in coming days

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — The National Hurricane Center continues to monitor the two active systems in the Atlantic: Hurricane Grace and Tropical Storm Henri, which is expected to become a hurricane in the coming days. The remnants of Fred, which made landfall in Florida earlier this week, are also being monitored. Hurricane Grace Grace reached … Read more