A study by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has found that large parts of the city are plagued with soaring rates for multiple STDs – including HIV/AIDS.
Police said they are investing to determine if the suspect, Angel Anthony Cintron, used a needle to threaten a 13-year-old boy into giving up his cell phone.
There was a break in a case Friday night as the NYPD continued to hunt down a serial thief that is stalking the streets armed with a hypodermic needle.
Federal immunization goals remain unmet, the CDC says.
One in 30 baby boomers has been infected with hepatitis C, and most have no clue.
Gonorrhea just got a little more painful to treat, but at least it’s still treatable.
Former Mets pitcher John Franco told WCBS 880 he realized as a baby-boomer with a tattoo, he ought to get tested for Hepatitis C. He is a part of the “Find Hep C” effort to raise awareness.
An Ivy League-trained physician who became a health care investment analyst surrendered Wednesday on charges that accuse him of evading $30 million in losses.
The case is considered extremely rare, but some health officials noted that there is no strict policy for when live donors should be tested for the AIDS virus before a transplant.
The state Health Department says 10 patients who had surgery in January at Lawrence Hospital in Bronxville should be tested for hepatitis and HIV infections.
A new study shows seven out of ten Long Islanders with Hepatitis C don’t even know they are infected.
If your blood was tested at one Rockland County medical facility, you may have reason to worry.
Health officials will return to Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Massapequa Park on Friday, offering vaccines to anyone who may have been exposed.
It’s not what you normally think about on your way to church. But on Tuesday parishioners were returning to pray for good health and to receive injections after being exposed to a potentially dangerous virus.
Nassau County health officials said Monday that thousands of parishioners at a Massapequa church may have been exposed to hepatitis A on Christmas Day.