Did your mom ever tell you not to sit too close to the TV because it would ruin your eyes? Well, today more kids than ever are near-sighted.
What happens to us after we die? It’s one of life’s biggest mysteries. Now, thanks to a groundbreaking study by local researchers,...
CBS Local Health News
A person who recently came to the United States from Mali, a West African country with limited Ebola transmission, has tested negative for Ebola after being isolated at Bellevue Hospital, city health officials said.
In a first for the Tri-State Area, health care professionals in the suburbs may soon be giving patients unusual prescriptions.
We have been told that the overuse of antibiotic is leading to drug resistant super-bugs, but the vast majority of antibiotics produced in the U.S. are not given to humans, but to the livestock that we eat.
Celebrities are playing the waiting game in a new online campaign calling for a unified response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.
A woman who died of an apparent heart attack in Brooklyn has tested negative for Ebola, sources tell CBS2.
From the city to the suburbs, the hum of leaf blowers is a familiar sound. But it’s not the noise that has people up in arms– it’s their potential health hazard.
Word of stunning statements made by a major architect of the Affordable Care Act has Republicans vowing to repeal it.
Ceili McNicholas, a third-grader in Miller Place School District, told 1010 WINS’ Mona Rivera she feels bad about being banned from school for not getting a booster shot.
“Dr. Salia was extremely critical when he arrived here, and unfortunately, despite our best efforts, we weren’t able to save him,” said Dr. Phil Smith, medical director of the biocontainment unit.
WebMD Health News
The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.
The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.
What does it mean when doctors say a person is brain-dead?
For parents, childhood vaccines are a source of reassurance, but also anxiety about side effects and reactions.