Jeffrey Veatch, of Yorktown Heights, has spoken to more than 12,000 young people about his son and the dangers of drugs.
So far, 16 cases have been identified including 9 children and 7 adults, officials said. Four people have been hospitalized.
Two brothers have been arrested and charged on Long Island for operating what authorities called a sophisticated counterfeiting operation involving many popular health and beauty products.
The health department said seven adults and nine children have been diagnosed to date and four people have been hospitalized.
About 200,000 cardiac pacemakers are implanted every year in this country. Researchers at Mount Sinai Hospital are the first in the U.S. to implant the new, experimental pacemaker that is smaller than a AAA battery.
Popular pre-moistened toiletry wipes are causing an increased number of allergic reactions in Americans using them, according to doctors at the Ohio State University.
The memory-robbing disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, however, the study suggests its impact may actually be on par with cancer and heart disease.
The Health Department said there have been 30 reported cases of the infection caused by a bacterium called Mycobacterium marinum.
Scientists have genetically engineered white blood cells to make them immune to the AIDS virus. Researchers say it seems safe and promising.
The increase in cases of secondary infertility has to do in part with the fact that women are waiting longer to have kids, but there are other possible factors including some problems that can be traced to a woman’s first delivery.
The Michelin-starred Thomas Keller establishment got 42 violation points when it was inspected Feb. 19, city health department records showed. Infractions included failure to hold hot food at 140 degrees and a lack of a hand-washing facility near the food preparation area.
It may not be widely known but breast density can make it more difficult for mammograms to detect breast cancer.
Sen. Charles Schumer was joined by family members of people impacted by prescription drug use on Monday, pushing for Zohydro ER to be pulled from shelves.
The sixth annual ReelAbilities Film Festival opens on March 6. Many of the films are personal stories, giving a voice to a community not always in the spotlight.
The pedals were spinning in Midtown on Sunday when hundreds of people hit the gym to cycle and raise money to fight rare forms of cancer.
A look at some of the country’s most unique and highly-fattening foods, many from state fairs. They may not be the most healthy – but it doesn’t hurt your diet to take a look!