By Anthony Rivas | Jun 04, 2013 11:26 PM EDT
As more New York parents claimed religious exemptions from vaccinating their kids, more kids have contracted whooping cough.
By Colleen Jenkins | Jan 14, 2013 08:35 AM EST
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo declared a public health emergency on Saturday, giving pharmacists permission to administer flu vaccinations to more people.
By Jonathan Stempel | Jan 11, 2013 10:15 AM EST
Federal judge refused to block a New York City regulation requiring people who perform circumcisions and use their mouths to draw away blood from the wound on a baby's penis to first obtain written consent from the parents.
By Christine Hsu | Dec 28, 2012 02:50 PM EST
A $100 million civil suit against a New York "pimp" doctor accused of being a pervert boss who runs his office like an animal house has been reinstated.
By Christine Hsu | Dec 28, 2012 11:57 AM EST
A man was crushed to death Thursday night after being shoved into the path of an oncoming New York subway train.
By Makini Brice | Dec 29, 2012 11:18 AM EST
Hurricane Sandy caused many mentally ill people to lose their housing or their outpatient facilities to close, losing them to follow-up. As a result, in an already strained mental health care system, many people are falling through the cracks.
By Michelle Nichols | Oct 03, 2012 09:08 AM EDT
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said on Tuesday he is funding the expansion of a pilot maternal health program in Tanzania that is predicted to help 50,000 mothers and their children during the next three years.
By Christine Hsu | Aug 22, 2012 02:43 PM EDT
The recent West Nile virus outbreak is "one of the largest" outbreaks ever seen in the United States, with three times the usual number of cases reported this year, U.S. health officials reported Wednesday.