Connecticut reports 1st case of monkeypox

A New Haven man in his 40s is the first person in Connecticut diagnosed with monkeypox since an outbreak in the U.S. began this spring. He is in isolation, health officials said.

Tiny, infectious worm found in NY parks

The Toxocara worm can cause fever, fatigue, coughing, rash, or abdominal pain, and in extreme cases, can cause blindness or cause neurological damage to the brain.

Why mosquito season is getting worse

Mosquitoes aren't just annoying ― they pose serious health risks, even to people in the U.S. In fact, the CDC calls the mosquito the "world's deadliest animal." Here is why.

CDC: New listeria outbreak tied to 23 illnesses, 1 death

One death and nearly two dozen hospitalizations are tied to a new listeria outbreak of unknown origin, health officials said Thursday. The CDC says nearly all the 23 people known to have been infected in the outbreak either live in or traveled to Florida about a month before they got sick.

Delta pilots picketing at JFK Airport

Off-duty Delta Air Lines pilots on Thursday picketed at airports around the country, including John F. Kennedy Airport in New York. After two years of hectic pandemic travel, the pilots say they're fed up with the pace of their contract negotiations.

How families are handling the end of pandemic-era free school meals

The pandemic-era federal aid that made school meals available for free to all public school students — regardless of family income levels — is ending, raising fears about the effects in the upcoming school year for families already struggling with rising food and fuel costs.