Research Points To Link Between Use Of Bleach, Infections In ChildrenThey found that children living in homes that are cleaned with bleach weekly had a 20 percent higher rate of childhood infections than those who did not.
New Yorkers On High Alert After Shigella Outbreak Spreads To Rockland CountyThe shigella bacterium outbreak started in Brooklyn, but now parents are on high alert in Rockland County.
CBS2 Exclusive: Shigella Infection Outbreak Spreads To Rockland CountyAn infectious outbreak of the shigella bacterium has already been seen in Brooklyn, and now, the outbreak has spread to the suburbs.
17 NYC Hospitals Being Penalized Millions Of Dollars Over Poor Infection GradesLenox Hill, NYU Langone and Montefiore are among the 17 hospitals being penalized millions of dollars by Medicare.
Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should KnowParents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.
L.I. Hospital: Reused Insulin Pen Part May Mean Hepatitis, HIV Risk For PatientsThe South Nassau Communities Hospital has advised that some patients who received injections from an insulin pen should get tested for hepatitis and HIV.
Seen At 11: Stopping The Spread Of Preventable Infections Deadly and preventable infections have been spreading like wildfire and it hasn't been limited to schools and offices.
Health Officials Find West Nile In Mosquitos On Staten IslandMosquitos collected in the Eltingville Section of Staten Island are the first in the city to be found carrying the West Nile virus this season.
Democratic Lawmakers Want Doctor Tie Ban In New YorkSome lawmakers in Albany want a state law to prohibit doctors from wearing neckties in hospitals. The proposal cites a study that shows bacteria that could lead to serious infection can be carried on ties and other loose-fitting clothing.