Latest NY Healthwatch
It’s a disturbing trend: Young people ending up in rehab for prescription drug abuse. But it’s not Oxycontin. They’re getting hooked on medications used to treat attention disorders like ADHD.
Pregnancy can bring with it many health risks for women. One common problem? Blood clots that can lodge in the lungs. Those so-called pulmonary emboli can be fatal – but treating them can be dangerous or lethal to the fetus.
The FDA says the New York state DEC closed the waters to harvesting on July 13 after several cases of people getting sick from eating raw or partially cooked shellfish from the area were reported.
What if I told you I lost 250 pounds without ever setting foot in the gym? Would you believe me?
A new report shows that one in eight New York City children have been diagnosed with asthma, making childhood asthma rates in the city higher than the national average.
Foods such as candy bars, fish, cheese and tomato sauce are just a few of the items recently counterfeited.
Belly fat plagues millions of men and women, but some say you can minimize your middle by eating certain foods.
The native of Barbados, who’d never been married, told CBS 2′s Dana Tyler his wedding day was unbelievable.
At least once in each our lives we’ve all felt as though the room was spinning around us. Well, imagine feeling like that all the time. It happens to millions of people each year. They are suddenly and unexpectedly hit with vertigo, an old condition making a big comeback.
ConAgra Foods Inc. says a lawsuit that claims its products aren’t really kosher is without merit. The suit claims that ConAgra, based in Omaha, Neb., charges premium prices for Hebrew National meats, which it says aren’t really 100 percent kosher.
A Bronx couple’s dream comes true with a very unusual wedding made possible by the extraordinary efforts of others.
He’s a blue-eyed, blond 9-year-old from a small town in Idaho. Normal in every way except for his ears and that has made Trenton Vance a target for bullies.
Burger King wants to lure customers this summer with a barbecue party — and a bacon sundae.
A series of events are taking place in the city this week to kick off the American Heart Association’s multi-city CPR awareness and education tour.