OxyContin Maker Purdue Pharma Files For Bankruptcy Days After Opioid Deal With NY, Other StatesAccording to the drugmaker, the Chapter 11 bankruptcy settlement is worth $10 billion and will go towards addressing the opioid crisis.
Gov. Cuomo Calls For Ban Of Flavored E-Cigarettes In Vaping CrackdownThe ban would affect all flavors expect for tobacco and menthol. Officials hope to begin enforcing the ban as soon as Oct. 4.
Cancer-Causing Substance Discovered In Common Heartburn Drug Zantac, FDA SaysAccording to the FDA on Friday, small amounts of N-nitrosodimethylamine – or NDMA – were discovered in the drug Zantac.
New York Students Shave Heads To Support Their Friend Dealing With Rare Form Of CancerJake Warnock had his best friend's initials along with the number one shaved into his buzzed brown hair.
Peanut Allergy Treatment Gets Green Light From FDA Advisory PanelPatients are exposed to small, escalating doses of peanut protein with the goal of desensitizing them.
Professor Names Simple Keys To Unlock Happiness, And It's Not What People ThinkYale professor explains the psychological immune system that helps cope with troubling situations.
What You Need To Know About Vaping-Related IllnessesThe CDC, along with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy, urge people to stop vaping as the investigation continues.
Human Cases Of West Nile Virus Confirmed In Queens, Brooklyn & Staten IslandFour people tested positive for the mosquito-borne illness. Two cases were reported in Queens, one in Brooklyn and one on Staten Island.
NYPD Suicides: Retired Sergeant Fatally Shoots Himself, 11th Death This Year As Crisis ContinuesThe Sergeants Benevolent Association says retired Sgt. Jose "Joey" Pabon shot and killed himself Wednesday at his home in Goshen.
CDC: Stop Kissing And Snuggling With Chickens Due To Nationwide Salmonella OutbreakThe new health alert came as the CDC reports over 1,000 people have been infected with salmonella in an outbreak that spans 49 states. New York has been one of the hardest hit states
Is Sitting The 'New Smoking'? Doctors Say Long Days And Poor Posture Can Cause Widespread HarmCBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports that sitting can be just as bad for your neck, back, and shoulders too.
N.J. Lawmaker Wants To Ban Sale Of All Vaping Products; FDA Eyes Flavored E-CigarettesVaping has been around for years, but we’re just now learning the harmful impact of the health epidemic that’s affecting so many teenagers.
'It Was Killing Me': Doctors Save Vaping Victim On Long IslandThe dangers of vaping have been all over the news of late. On Thursday, a Long Island man spoke out about nearly dying from it.
Vaping Facts Versus Fiction: Nicotine, THC And The New Mystery IllnessThough there are varying conclusions in health research findings on tobacco and marijuana, the range strikes some as jarring after generations of Americans being told smoking endangers their health.
Warning Issued After Legionnaires' Disease Cases Surface At Bronx Apartment BuildingOfficials have issued warning for residents in the Bronx after two residents of a high-rise have reported having Legionnaires' disease.