Man's Desire To Donate Organ Winds Up Saving His Life; Organ Donor Still NeededDonating an organ takes lots of time and vigorous medical testing, but should you be a match, the end result is beautiful.
Dial 988 For Help: FCC To Create New 3-Digit Suicide Prevention, Mental Health HotlineOnce it’s implemented, people will just need to dial 988 to seek help, similar to calling 911 for emergencies or 311 for city services.
Two Potentially Breakthrough Drugs Off New Hope To People With Advanced Breast CancerOne is able to reach tumors that have spread to the brain. The other has been described as a guided missile, a drug that's able to bring chemotherapy directly to the cancer cell.
New NYS Law Mandates Manufacturers Change Formula Of Cleaning Products Containing 1,4-DioxaneSome well-known cleaning and cosmetic products will have to change their formula to remain on store shelves in the Empire State.
Viral Video Shows Joyful Reaction Of Newborn Baby With Hearing Aids To Hearing Her MomThe little girl is deaf and she's giving hope to families all across the world.
Local Superheroes Spread Holiday Cheer To Young Patients At Children's Hospital On Long IslandIt's a sad but true reality, not everyone gets to go home for the holidays. Some even have to stay in a hospital, but Long Island's finest are doing their part to make these tough times a little better
Once-A-Month Birth Control Pills? Researchers Say Breakthrough Drug Successfully Tested On AnimalsThe experimental capsule is still years away from drugstores, but researchers reported Wednesday that it worked as designed in a key test in animals.
Health Officials: Widespread Cases Of Flu Reported Across New York State, Hundreds Hospitalized Already"Flu season occurs primarily from October through May," the New York State Department of Health said in a statement Thursday.
Retired NYPD Officer Battling ALS Alone Gets Amazing Outpouring Of Support After Social Media Post Goes Viral“I was guarding a prisoner at a hospital that broke a bed rail in a hospital room and attacked me with it. I wound up suffering head injuries that brought on ALS,” Mike Vinitsky explained.
Could Hair Dye And Straighteners Increase A Woman's Risk For Breast Cancer?The Sister Study found that women who dyed their hair were 9% more likely to develop breast cancer than women who did not color their hair.
CDC: 7 Southern States Reporting Worst Flu Rates In A Decade, 5 Children DeadThere have been 573 confirmed flu hospitalizations reported between Oct. 1 and Nov. 23.
Study Shows Adolescents, Young Adults At Increasing Risk For PrediabetesPrediabetes is defined by several tests as an inability to keep blood sugar in a normal range.
App Offers Financial Incentives For Addicts To Stay CleanFamily members, friends, even insurance companies and employers can cover the incentive payments for users.
New York Grandmother Makes Stunning Recovery, Survives Nearly Fatal 'Internal Decapitation'Doctors say that if the brace had been removed, any slight movement could have severed Bernitt's spinal cord – killing her instantly.
Lice Being Found In More Patients Who Wear Eyelash Extensions, Doctors WarnYou likely won't be able to see them with the naked eye, but the waste left behind around the eye is visible.