Sunday will be an extra special Mother's Day for one New Jersey family. A little boy's life was saved thanks to a selfless gift from his mom; CBS2's Jessica Layton reports.

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New Jersey Mom Saves Son's Life By Donating KidneySunday will be an extra special Mother's Day for one New Jersey family. A little boy's life was saved thanks to a selfless gift from his mom; CBS2's Jessica Layton reports.
Long Island Family Searching For Cure For FOXG1 SyndromeA Long Island family is racing against time to help their 2-year-old baby with a rare brain disorder. They've rolled out an ambitious plan to find a cure and, in the process, hope to help millions of others; CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
COVID Survivor Celebrates First Mother's Day After Giving Birth While In A ComaA Middletown, New York, woman beat all odds to survive COVID-19. She gave birth while in a coma. Now, she is finally strong enough to share her story, just in time for Mother's Day; CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports.
NYC Modifies COVID Vaccine Distribution StrategyThere's a new push to get COVID shots into the arms of New Yorkers. The city is modifying its vaccine distribution strategy as demand plummets; CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports.
Hundreds Of Bodies Of COVID Patients Still Being Stored In Refrigerated Morgue In BrooklynCBS2 has learned hundreds of bodies of COVID patients are still being stored in a refrigerated morgue on the waterfront. They've been there for months, despite many families having asked that their loved ones be buried on Hart Island; CBS2's Dave Carlin reports.
New York City Restaurants Increase CapacityMany restrictions are being lifted in New Jersey and New York City, as the Tri-State gets ready for a major reopening later this month. CBS2's John Dias has the details.
New York Lawmakers Want To Expand Vaccine Distribution At PharmaciesState lawmakers want pharmacies to play an even bigger role in vaccine distribution long after the pandemic is over. They say it will help address the disparities, especially in hard-to-reach communities; CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports.
Scientists Working On Preventing Type 1 Diabetes, Extending Life To Age 120Would you want to live to the age of 120 if you were healthy? What about preventing Type 1 diabetes before it ever strikes? CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez says both might be possible, and they're being worked on by scientists as described in a Vatican conference he helped organize and moderate.
Tri-State Area Hospitals Recognize Health Care Heroes For National Nurses DayThursday is National Nurses Day, kicking off a week recognizing the men and women who have been on the front lines of the COVID crisis for more than a year; CBS2's Lisa Rozner reports.
Scientists Say Leftover Grape Skins From Wine-Making Process Could Contain NutritionUC Davis scientists say grape skins leftover from the wine-making process could contain nutrition; Velena Jones reports for CBS2.
Mayor De Blasio Proposes Offering COVID Vaccine To Tourists In NYCNew York City wants to lure tourists back to the Big Apple, not just for the sights, but also for the shot.
Gov. Cuomo Signs NY HERO Act Into LawGov. Andrew Cuomo has signed what he's calling a first-in-the-nation HERO Act into law. The law aims to permanently protect workers from diseases like COVID-19, but business say it's too much regulation; CBS2's Andrea Grymes reports.
CDC: COVID-19 Variant That First Emerged In NYC Is Not More Dangerous Than Other VariantsA new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a coronavirus variant that quickly spread in New York City does not appear to be more dangerous than other variants.
Studies Show Possible Correlation Between COVID-19, DiabetesWhen the coronavirus ignited the pandemic over a year ago, it was thought to be mostly a lung virus. Now we know that it can affect nearly every organ in the body, but there's a surprising new effect of the virus -- diabetes; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Yankee Stadium, Citi Field Will Allow Full Capacity In Certain Sections Starting May 19Baseball will soon be welcoming back even more fans. The capacity at both Yankee Stadium and Citi Field is expanding on May 19; CBS2's Steve Overmyer reports.
Gov. Cuomo Announces New Rules For Baseball FansYankee Stadium and Citi Field to ease restrictions for vaccinated fans and offer free tickets with shots, Gov. Cuomo says.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo Makes Broadway And Baseball AnnouncementGov. Andrew Cuomo gives latest update on COVID restrictions and reopening in New York.
Mayor De Blasio's Daily COVID BriefingMayor Bill de Blasio holds daily briefing on coronavirus recovery, vaccine rollout and more in New York City.
Push To Combat Vaccine Hesitancy As Demand Slows DownThere is a push to make sure more people get the COVID vaccine and expand access for children. It comes as vaccine supply is up but the demand is slowing down. CBS2's John Dias has the story.
Young Woman Opens Up About Being Diagnosed With NarcolepsyIt's been a tough year for teenagers balancing demands during the pandemic, and that can be even more difficult with a serious health problem. CBS2's Hazel Sanchez spoke to one young woman dealing with a frightening condition that was often misdiagnosed.
COVID Vaccine Demand Drops, Health Experts Say U.S. May Never Reach Herd ImmunityA drop in demand for the COVID-19 vaccine has some experts warning that we may never reach herd immunity, so why are so many people opting against the shot? CBS2's Nick Caloway reports.
Paterson Launches Mobile COVID Vaccination UnitsThe city of Paterson announced it will use mobile units to give COVID shots to people who are hard to reach.
NJ TRANSIT Offering NJ Residents Free Rides To Vaccination SitesNJ TRANSIT has rolled out a new effort to help New Jersey residents get their COVID vaccinations.
Actress Rebel Wilson Opens Up About Fertility StruggleActress Rebel Wilson has shared her weight loss journey online, and now she's posted about her fertility struggle. Thousands of people are commenting; CBS2's Alice Gainer reports.

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