Health News

FDA Shutdown
Junfu Han/Detroit Free Press
January 14, 2019 - 4:11 pm
The partial government shutdown has put the Food and Drug Administration out of work for nearly three weeks, raising concerns about what consumers are feeding their families.
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Drinking Soda
Dreamstime
January 11, 2019 - 6:36 pm
New Yorkers are heading into 2019 a little healthier than before.
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Sugar
Dreamstime
January 10, 2019 - 7:24 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — A little sugar bowl could be added to chain restaurants’ menus in New York City. A bill introduced Wednesday would mandate eateries warn customers about items that contain over 12 grams of added sugar. City Councilman Mark Levine, who introduced the measure, says the Health...
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 measles vaccine
Markell DeLoatch, Public Opinion, USA Today
January 08, 2019 - 5:41 pm
Health officials are cautioning New York residents as the state continues to battle the worst measles outbreak in decades.
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Doctor With Stethoscope
Dreamstime
January 08, 2019 - 5:13 pm
The U.S. cancer death rate has hit a milestone: It's been falling for at least 25 years, according to a new report.
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Schumer on shingles
Sophia Hall/WCBS 880
January 07, 2019 - 3:39 pm
Sen. Chuck Schumer called on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Monday to address a shingles vaccine shortage on Long Island, saying it’s the "perfect example" as to why the government shutdown should end.
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hospital
Dreamstime
December 10, 2018 - 3:07 pm
A New Jersey man accused of pretending he'd had a heart attack and stroke could face up to ten-years in prison.
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HIV Positive
Dreamstime
November 29, 2018 - 4:44 pm
The number of new HIV cases in New York City fell to a record low in 2017, according to a Daily News report.
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Hospital corridor
Dreamstime
November 27, 2018 - 7:28 pm
New Jersey officials say two premature infants with a bacterial infection have died.
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Scientist
Dreamstime
November 26, 2018 - 12:21 pm
More than 100 scientists have signed a petition calling for greater oversight on gene editing experiments after a researcher in China claimed he altered the DNA of twin girls born earlier this month.
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