Rockland County Orders Unvaccinated Kids To Stay Home From Schools With Confirmed Measles CasesParts of the Tri-State Area are on high-alert as a measles outbreak spreads. At least 17 people have tested positive for the airborne disease.
Health Watch: Nonprofit Makes Disease-Fighting Shoes For Impoverished Children WorldwideOne and a half billion people around the world are infected with parasites that entered through their feet and could have been prevented with proper shoes.
Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Raw Chicken Sickens People In Tri-StateMore than 90 people from 29 states have been sickened in a salmonella outbreak linked to raw chicken, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports.
Officials Issue Measles Alert For NYC, Northern SuburbsHealth officials in Rockland County say the source of the measles outbreak can be traced to people who have traveled to Israel.
HealthWatch: Artificial Intelligence Used To Detect, Prevent Colon CancerIt's a combination of traditional colonoscopy and computers that can show doctors colon polyps they might otherwise miss.
Latest Lesson At College: How To Get Rid Of MoldIssues with mold have been detected at two universities in New Jersey and at a college on Long Island, and students are dealing with the gross consequences.
CDC: ‘Mystery Disease’ Sickening Kids In 22 States, Including New JerseyA mystery illness that attacks the nervous system, paralyzing some children, has many parents concerned across the country.
CDC: Cases Of Paralyzing 'Acute Flaccid Myelitis' Reported In 22 StatesU.S. health officials on Tuesday reported a jump in cases of the rare, paralyzing illness in children across the country. So far, three cases have been confirmed in New Jersey.
Health Watch: Doctors Urging Vaccines As First Child Dies From FluHealth officials in Florida have confirmed that a child is the first death in the U.S. due to the flu this season.
New Weapon To Beat Breast Cancer Before It BeginsA personalized way to beat breast cancer may stop the disease before it even begins.
Health Watch: New Radiation Therapy Acts Like GPS For Lung CancerThis new technology tells doctors and the linear accelerator producing the radiation beam, exactly where the cancer is in a patient’s lung.
Diabetes Treatment And New Dementia Link Part Of Big Week In MedicineCBS2's Dr. Max Gomez took a look at all the top health stories.