Research Suggests Physical Books May Be Better For Children Compared To TabletsReading to children is critical for their development, and in the digital age, many parents turn to technology, but research suggests that actual books may be better for young children.
'We're In An Official Blood Emergency Right Now': New York Blood Center Calls For Donations​Right now, the New York Blood Center has just one or two day's supply of blood on the shelves. That should be at five to seven days.
Omicron Variant In NYC: Contact Tracing Personnel Working With People Who Tested Positive; Symptoms Described As MildOfficials said two of the cases are in Queens and one is in Brooklyn. The exact location of the fourth case in New York City is unknown.
NYC DOT Investigating Anti-Vaccine Ad At Bus Shelter In BrooklynThe department says it did not sell space for the ad, and it's possible someone pried open the glass casing. 
5 Cases Of Omicron Variant Found In New York, Gov. Hochul SaysThis follows the first detected U.S. case, which was confirmed in California on Wednesday, and a case involving a Minnesota resident who had recently visited the Jacob Javits Center in Manhattan.
Return Of The Office Holiday Party: Despite Evolving Threat From COVID-19, Companies Say They're Safely Surging AheadOffice holiday parties are happening again. For some, it's the first opportunity to meet co-workers in more than a year.
COVID-19 Update: Researchers Say Omicron Variant Could Quickly Outpace Delta Variant In Cases Across The U.S.As more countries report cases of the COVID-19 Omicron variant, scientists in the U.S. are analyzing tens of thousands of virus samples, looking for the new strain.
Traveler Who Attended Anime NYC Convention At Javits Center Tests Positive For Omicron Variant"It is likely that this is not an isolated case, meaning that there is ongoing community spread of the Omicron variant in NYC," New York City Health Commissioner Dr. Dave Chokshi wrote on Twitter.
President Biden Announces Steps To Combat Omicron VariantThe White House released a new plan early Thursday morning to fight the Omicron variant, as the U.S. joined about two dozen other countries with confirmed cases.
First U.S. Case Of Omicron Variant Detected In CaliforniaA person in California became the first in the U.S. to have an identified case of the omicron variant of COVID-19, U.S. officials said on Wednesday. It comes as scientists continue to study the risks posed by the new strain of the virus.
World AIDS Day: Neighborhood Outreach Program In Harlem Raising Awareness, Offering Free TestingWednesday is World AIDS Day, an opportunity to bring awareness to another pandemic that still affects millions of Americans.