Health

 measles vaccine
Markell DeLoatch, Public Opinion, USA Today
October 29, 2018 - 4:07 pm
The measles count in Rockland County continues to grow with health officials confirming 33 cases.
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Jodi Smith Lemacks, left, works with her son, Joshua, in their home in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018. Lemacks is nervous about changing or losing her job because that could mean cutting off her son Joshua from heart specialists he’s seen his entire life. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
October 28, 2018 - 1:07 pm
Insurance shoppers likely will have several choices for individual health coverage this fall. The bad news? There's no guarantee they will cover certain doctors or prescriptions. Health insurers have stopped fleeing the Affordable Care Act's marketplaces and they've toned down premium hikes that...
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 measles vaccine
Markell DeLoatch, Public Opinion, USA Today
October 26, 2018 - 7:39 pm
County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert says the outbreak started with five people who were infected while traveling to Israel.
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The Wanaque Center for Nursing And Rehabilitation
Kevin R. Wexler/NorthJersey.com
October 25, 2018 - 5:04 pm
New Jersey health officials say tests have confirmed a 19th patient has been infected in a viral outbreak at a pediatric rehabilitation center that has killed seven people.
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Dunkin' Donuts
Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images
October 21, 2018 - 2:40 pm
A woman in New Jersey made a disgusting discovery after a trip to a Dunkin’ Donuts last week.
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Hospital corridor
Dreamstime
October 21, 2018 - 12:41 pm
Four cases of a mysterious illness have been diagnosed in New York State, resulting in paralysis similar to the symptoms of polio.
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Rikers Island
BEHAR ANTHONY/SIPA
October 20, 2018 - 12:25 pm
Two inmates at Rikers Island were confirmed to have Legionnaires’ disease while the Health Department scrambled to figure out how they were sickened.
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Chocolate Chip Cookies
Dreamstime
October 19, 2018 - 6:22 am
First it was salt, now New York City wants to go after sugar.
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Hospital corridor
Dreamstime
October 16, 2018 - 7:06 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- A mysterious and rare condition similar to polio has been affecting children across the country, and federal health officials cannot figure out what is causing it. Washington Post Health Reporter Lena Sun said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention first noticed an...
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Squirrel Central Park
Dreamstime
October 16, 2018 - 1:03 pm
A hunter from New York who died four years ago may have gotten a rare brain disorder after eating squirrel brains, according to a new report.
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