Roosevelt Hospital - New York, NY - Sep 5, 2011 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Confirms Employee Tested Positive For Tuberculosis

All patients and staff members who may have been exposed to the disease have been contacted, St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital said in a statement.


A doctor wears a stethoscope during an examination (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Study Shows Soaring STD Rates In Many Areas Of New York City

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.


FILE - A doctor examines chest x-rays of patients infected with tuberculosis (credit: AP)

Health Officials To Hold TB Information Session At Commack High School

Health department officials in Suffolk County will be holding an information session about tuberculosis after someone at Commack High School was diagnosed with TB.


FILE - Chest x-ray of a patient infected with tuberculosis (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

Commack High School Reports Tuberculosis Case

Officials at Commack High School on Long Island say someone associated with the school has been diagnosed with tuberculosis.


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Parents Warned After Warwick Student Tests Positive For Exposure To Tuberculosis

Parents in the Warwick school district are now being warned that an elementary school student has tested positive for exposure to tuberculosis.


(AP Photo/John Froschauer)

34 At New Jersey Hospital Exposed To Tuberculosis

Patty Ostaszewski says exposure could have come from anyone. She says there are no active TB cases and no risk to patients or workers.


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Nassau County Student Infected With Tuberculosis

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – Parents in the Glen Cove School District are waiting to hear if their children were exposed to tuberculosis after a student was treated for the illness, the district superintendent and […]