Fearful Of COVID-19, Many Suffering From Obesity Turning To Bariatric Surgery To Facilitate Weight LossIt's a major risk factor for bad outcomes from COVID-19. Obese patients face a higher risk for severe illness and death due to the virus.
Islanders To Host 1,000 Front-Line Health Care Workers At First Game With Fans Since March 2020The Islanders will host 1,000 front-line workers from Northwell Health at tonight's game against the New Jersey Devils.
Long Island Jewish Medical Center Marks 1-Year Anniversary Of 1st COVID-19 Patient With Ceremony Honoring Health Care Workers, PatientsOver the past year, Northwell Health says it has treated more than 163,000 COVID patients. Of those, 30,000 were admitted to hospitals.
Long Island Pays Tribute To Health Care Heroes And Lives Lost As Pandemic Reaches 1-Year MarkThe Town of Oyster Bay and Northwell Health honored thousands of frontline workers Monday.
Connecticut Woman With Rare And Painful Nutcracker Syndrome Donates Kidney, Then Meets RecipientThere was a poignant reunion Wednesday for two women who were strangers but are now bound for life.
Local Health Officials Screening For New, More Contagious Strain Of COVID-19 Found In U.K.British scientists believe the new coronavirus strain is up to 70% more transmissible.
Behind The Scenes At Northwell Health's Medical Equipment Warehouse, Going 'Above And Beyond' State's PPE Stockpile RequirementsWith a record number of coronavirus hospitalizations around the country, hospitals in New York, once the epicenter of the pandemic, are gearing up for an influx.
'Sounds Of Caring' Short Film Highlights Mental Toll Pandemic Is Taking On Frontline Healthcare WorkersAs healthcare workers brace for another wave of COVID-19 cases, some are speaking out about the mental toll the pandemic has taken.
Health Officials Preparing For Worst As Coronavirus Spikes NationwideMany people are calling this a third wave of COVID-19, but it's really the latest and largest spike in what is still the first wave.
Max Minute: CDC Warns Doctors About Adult Version Of Inflammatory Disease Affecting Some Children With COVIDThis could mean that some -- it's unknown how many -- of the 8 million and growing COVID-infected Americans could later develop the potentially life-threatening MIS-A.
COVID-19 Survivor Who Nearly Died From Breathing Complications Thanks Doctors Who Saved HerShe was released from rehab in May but then started having trouble breathing.
Northwell Health CEO Declares Racism A Public Health CrisisThe largest private employer in New York state is pledging to do something to bridge the divide.
Questions Abound About 3-Drug Cocktail President Trump Is Taking To Combat COVID-19As President Donald Trump recovering from COVID-19 at the White House, a number of questions are being asked about his apparent rapid recovery.
Schools: The New Normal | Health Expert Says Hand Washing, Social Distancing Are Most Important Protocols During In-Person ClassesQuestions are being raised about how to keep children safe from COVID-19 as many return to school for in-person classes.
Long Islanders Looking For Green Alternatives Going Car Free For A Day After Study Says Counties' Traffic Delays Could DoubleA new report says traffic on Long Island wastes billion of dollars and millions of hours every year.