They 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.
The shigella bacterium outbreak started in Brooklyn, but now parents are on high alert in Rockland County.
An infectious outbreak of the shigella bacterium has already been seen in Brooklyn, and now, the outbreak has spread to the suburbs.
Lenox Hill, NYU Langone and Montefiore are among the 17 hospitals being penalized millions of dollars by Medicare.
Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.
The South Nassau Communities Hospital has advised that some patients who received injections from an insulin pen should get tested for hepatitis and HIV.
Deadly and preventable infections have been spreading like wildfire and it hasn’t been limited to schools and offices.
Mosquitos collected in the Eltingville Section of Staten Island are the first in the city to be found carrying the West Nile virus this season.
Some 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.