This Year's Flu Season Has Been Worse Than Last Year, CDC SaysIn the U.S., there have been at least 26 million illnesses, 250,000 hospitalizations and 14,000 deaths from flu so far this season.
'Second Wave' Of Dangerous Flu Hitting New York, Pediatric Deaths On The RiseThe state health department says New York has seen almost 107,000 confirmed flu cases so far this season, with three flu-associated pediatric deaths.
Heart Health Month: Top Detection And Prevention TipsDr. William Salerno, a cardiovascular disease specialist from Hackensack University Medical Center, has important advice how to take care of your heart.
Coronavirus Update: Non-Citizens Coming From China Shut Out From U.S. After Sunday, Americans Face QuarantineUnder the public health emergency, anyone who's not a U.S. citizen will not be allowed into the country if they could potentially pass on the virus here.
N.J. Gov. Phil Murphy, Health Officials, Outline Coronavirus PreparednessAs fears grow, Murphy took time to lay out how the state is taking extra precautions if the coronavirus hits the Garden State.
U.S. Coronavirus Cases Rise To 5, Concerns Mount In NYCThe CDC says it is testing 110 people in 26 states for possible coronavirus infections.
New York Officials Prepare For Possible Coronavirus As 2nd U.S. Case Is Detected In ChicagoThe CDC says there are now 63 patients under investigation from 22 states, although 11 of those patients have tested negative for coronavirus.
Doctor: 'It Would Not Be Unexpected' To See Coronavirus In NYCSymptom checks of passengers coming into the country from Wuhan started Friday at JFK and airports in San Francisco and Los Angeles.
Airline Passengers Arriving At JFK From Central China Being Screened Due To Virus OutbreakPassengers are being screened for symptoms at three U.S. airports: JFK, Los Angeles and San Francisco.
Flu Deaths Down From Previous Seasons, But Serious Risks Still RemainThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says overall flu activity has declined over the last few weeks, but still remains high.
Doctors: Holiday Season Is Ideal For Spreading The FluFlu season is off to an early start this year according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And if past years are any indication, it's about to get a boost due to family gatherings and holiday parties.
CDC Report Shows Staggering Number Of Deadly Antibiotic Resistant InfectionsThose results come from a CDC report that even has doctors worried.
Gov. Cuomo Echoes CDC Warning, Says Health Department Will Urge New Yorkers To Stop VapingThis comes as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention continues to investigate approximately 450 reports of serious respiratory illnesses linked to vaping, including as many as five deaths.
Parents, Advocates Protest Teen Vaping Outside JUUL Offices In ManhattanAll this comes just days after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced it is investigating nearly 100 possible cases of severe lung illnesses involving e-cigarette users, especially teens and young adults.
CDC Launches Investigation Into Nearly 100 Illnesses Linked To VapingDoctors say people who vape are not exposed to tar, but they're still being exposed to nicotine and possibly other unknown, harmful substances.