A Pennsylvania hospital said Friday it has discovered the source of a waterborne germ that sickened at least eight premature infants, killing three.
Open Enrollment has begun. Over the next month, millions of Americans will choose their health insurance coverage for 2020. A human resources consultant says it's important to get started, compare your options, and pick the right plan for you.
Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo is calling ballooning Medicaid spending a "major problem" in New York.
Speculation swirled at the beginning of the week that a deal might be imminent. Premarket trading of shares of San Francisco-based Fitbit Inc. were briefly halted before the acquisition was announced.
Stem cells need a "home" to survive. That home is called a niche. Dr. Erika Bach leads a team of researchers at NYU Langone Health. Bach's lab studies those special properties of stem cells and the impact they can have in treating diseases like Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, various cancers, and others.
Physical therapist Allie McNamara guides nine-year-old Emmet through Aqua Therapy. Emmet is just one of 169-permanent residents of Elizabeth Seton Children's, a long-term care facility in Yonkers, New York. McNamara said “ We are also working on making her breathing muscles stronger so she can cough better and not get Pneumonia in the winter.
169 children are permanent residents of the Elizabeth Seton Children’s, a long-term care facility in Yonkers dedicated to providing care to children with complex medical conditions.
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In August 66-year-old James White was taken to Beaumont Hospital Dearborn after a crash. He was listed as a John Doe, even though his family says he had three forms of ID on him.
North Shore University Hospital has announced the introduction of a new digital footprint system for newborn children, replacing the traditional ink and paper.
A Philadelphia jury on Tuesday awarded $8 billion in punitive damages against Johnson & Johnson and one if its subsidiaries over a drug the companies made that the plaintiff's attorneys say is linked to the abnormal growth of female breast tissue in boys.
An Indiana church congregation is paying off $7.8 million in medical debt for approximately 5,940 families, the congregation said in a press release last week.
The investigation began from a complaint filed by former employee to the Human Rights Commission about her time working at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Maine.
Mount Sinai Health System's mobile mammography bus is visiting every borough of New York City each month to help provide breast cancer screenings to women in under-served communities
The Queens Comunity House in Forest Hills is teaming up with ride-sharing app Lyft to provide free transportation for seniors to any doctor in New York City.
Teachers in a large northern New Jersey school district have gone on strike. The job action in Jersey City began early Friday after the teachers union and the district failed to reach a deal. District officials say city schools will be open for a half day on Friday. The last teachers strike in Jersey City occurred 20 years ago.
The Menorah Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing Care in Brooklyn could soon be facing a labor shortage. That's because many in the pool of workers the Center normally hires from to be certified nurse assistants (or CNAs), worry about their immigration status.
Amazon, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway and the New York bank JPMorgan Chase are teaming up to create health care company "free from profit-making incentives and constraints." The business giants offered few details Tuesday and said that the project is in the early planning stage.
President Donald Trump is taking steps to dismantle the Affordable Care Act by announcing the government will no longer make payments to insurers to cover certain costs for low- and middle-income customers. Health experts predict that in the short term nearly 6 million people could see their premiums go up. Several Democratic-leaning states are already planning to sue the administration for withholding the federal dollars.
Recently diagnosed with brain cancer, Sen. John McCain returned to the Senate to cast a procedural vote on health care reform. He called the health care insurance system a "mess." Although McCain voted "yes" on the procedural motion, he said he would not support the actual healthcare bill in its current form.