One law makes it a crime to film people within 100 feet (30 meters) of an abortion clinic for the purpose of intimidation -- a law abortion rights groups believe to be the first of its kind in the country. The other law makes it easier for people on their parents' insurance plans to keep sensitive medical information secret, including abortions.
Judge David Hurd in Utica has temporarily blocked the state of New York from forcing medical workers to be vaccinated after a group of health care workers sued, saying their Constitutional rights were violated.
Abortion clinics in neighboring Oklahoma and nearby Kansas say they're still seeing a high volume of patients from Texas as a new state law there banning most abortions remains in effect.
The move came as the state's confirmed coronavirus cases skyrocketed in recent weeks. Idaho has one of the lowest vaccination rates in the U.S.
An Ohio judge ruled this week that a hospital cannot be forced to treat a severely ill COVID-19 patient with ivermectin, reversing an earlier decision.
A new study finds that kidney problems could be considered a long-term symptom of having a COVID-19 infection.
Ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft say they will cover the legal fees of any driver who is sued under the new law prohibiting most abortions in Texas.
The chief executive of Tinder-owner Match Group has sharply criticized a new law prohibiting most abortions in Texas.
Ideal School of Allied Health offers programs to become certified as a home health aide, medical assistant, phlebotomist, and EKG technician.
Louisiana hospitals in Hurricane Ida's path have been forced to evacuate dozens of patients after the storm tore away parts of their roofs, sent water leaking inside and left facilities relying on generator power.
Nearly three-quarters of health care plans are no longer waiving out-of-pocket costs, according to a briefing by the Kaiser Family Foundation.
Employers can require that workers be vaccinated, according to an employment law experts.
The FDA is warning people not to take a drug, used to treat parasites in livestock, to treat or prevent COVID-19.
A rehab center on Long ISland is using the healing power of music to help people struggling with lingering COVID symptoms.
The FDA is expected to soon approve a third shot of Pfizer and Moderna's coronavirus vaccines for people with weakened immune systems.
As the delta variant drives a spike in coronavirus cases nationwide, mostly among the unvaccinated, hospitals in our area are dealing with an uptick in patients.
California Department of Public Health announced all workers in health care settings must be fully vaccinated or receive their second dose by September 30, 2021.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is allowing the problem-plagued factory of contract manufacturer Emergent BioSolutions to resume production of COVID-19 vaccine.
Hospitalizations in the New York area are creeping up at a much slower pace than in Florida and Louisiana but some doctors say the trend is still alarming.
With a Central Valley health clinic as his backdrop, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday signed a bill into law that will now give health care coverage for low-income people age 50 and older, including those who are living in the country without the proper documentation.