Officer Wilbert Mora's "heroic gift of organ donation" has saved five people, according to an organ donation group. The hero cop was taken off life support on Tuesday.
The “Hero Wagon” is specifically designed for children under medical care with an IV pole bracket and medical-grade fabric.
Mark Cuban says Cost Plus Drugs will buy more than 100 medications directly from their manufacturers and then sell them at lower prices.
Pfizer Inc. said laboratory testing showed its COVID-19 pill Paxlovid appears to be effective against the omicron variant of the coronavirus.
Chronic sleep problems have been associated with medical problems including diabetes, obesity, and high blood pressure as well cognitive dysfunction and mood disturbances.
President Joe Biden directed his team to double its procurement of at-home COVID-19 tests to be delivered for free to Americans, along with N95 masks.
Nearly three decades of experience didn't fully prepare Dr. Ernest Patti for what he would see approaching the emergency room doors when a raging fire filled a Bronx apartment building with smoke on Sunday.
A human donor saved the life of 15-year-old Wilfre Mercedes. Today, after doctors successfully transplanted a pig's heart into a human patient, Mercedes is hopeful thousands of others on transplant waiting lists can go on living, just like he did.
New York will no longer require local health departments to conduct contact tracing for people who test positive for COVID-19, Health Commissioner Mary Bassett said, so that public health staff can focus on testing and vaccination.
Under the new policy, Americans will be able to either purchase home testing kits for free under their insurance or submit receipts for the tests for reimbursement, up to the monthly per-person limit.
New York plans to require health care workers to get a COVID-19 booster.
The Supreme Court is hearing arguments about the vaccine-or-testing requirement for large employers and a separate mandate for health care workers.
CDC officials said the deaths were tragic and could have been prevented. They say some of the deaths occurred because people didn’t realize they’d been infected or refused life-saving shots.
Hochul distanced herself from former Governor Andrew Cuomo and laid out a long list of proposals she says will improve the lives of New Yorkers.
The explosive increase in U.S. coronavirus case counts is raising alarm, but some experts believe the focus should instead be on COVID-19 hospital admissions. And those aren’t climbing as fast. Each measurement has its value, health experts say.
New York state on Tuesday reported 40,000 new cases of COVID statewide, pushing the state's positivity rate up near 20%. Hospitalizations are rising fast, too. That has some public health experts questioning the CDC's decision to shorten the recommended isolation period for people who test positive.
The first person in the U.S. to get a COVID-19 vaccine, New York nurse Sandra Lindsay, has since become a prominent face in the vaccination campaign.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials said the guidance is in keeping with growing evidence that people with the coronavirus are most infectious in the two days before and three days after symptoms develop.
Customers seeking at-home COVID-19 test kits from CVS stores will be limited to no more than six, according to a company spokesperson.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency will be setting up more COVID-19 testing sites in New York City before Christmas.