In the Bronx, crisscrossed by expressways and dotted with old industrial sites, asthma rates are sky high.
A new law goes into effect Wednesday that will help some kids – and their parents – breathe easier.
Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.
It was a day to remember for Brian Davis, not only because he celebrated his 7th birthday, but also because he got a chance to meet the men who saved his life.
The study by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli found that Medicaid costs related to asthma were $532 million in 2013, an increase of more than 26 percent over five years.
The scene of the massive explosion in East Harlem Wednesday was a cause for concern as the street filled with dust and smoke.
Asthma is a potentially life-threatening disease that can cause wheezing, coughing and shortness of breath. But about 25 to 30 percent of patients are misdiagnosed, according to recent studies.
The two-page letter from his cardiologist says the 51-year-old Christie has no medical limitations and is “fit to serve as governor.”
Yost and Young are part of a growing trend of people who seek out customized, intravenous cocktails at wellness centers and spas across the country. Experts told CBS 2 that the formula of vitamins and minerals could provide instant relief for a number of ailments.
Superstorm Sandy may be more than a month behind us, but the danger still lingers in damaged homes.
Homeowners in Long Island’s flood zones have been taking precautions, using protective suits, masks, gloves and boots as they warily clear muck, sewage and mold-infested wallboard. Hundreds of residents have been seeking medical attention.
The New York Daily News described Umenyiora as “frantic,” declining to answer postgame questions.
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.
Engine exhaust from cars, trucks and buses has been linked to cancer, strokes and New York City’s high rate of childhood asthma. The city has tough laws to prevent drivers who sit with their vehicles running, but some say it’s no more than an idle threat, because it’s rarely enforced.
The advocacy organization Environment New York says the New York City, Newark, and Bridgeport statistical area no. 5 among the regions in the nation for the most hazardous air days so far this year.