Amid COVID-19 pandemic, stop the spread of flu

Amid the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, with hospitals and health care workers already overburdened, medical experts say it’s more important than ever to slow the spread of the flu.

Improve your mental health with better sleep

For some, the holidays may be the happiest season of all, but for others the hectic pace and endless to-do lists can take a real toll on their mental health.

Free virtual workshops guide NYers through open-enrollment periods

NYC Health + Hospitals recently announced a series of free virtual health insurance workshops to prepare New Yorkers for the upcoming open-enrollment periods.

Dr. Fauci recommends a mask mandate as family gatherings blamed for spread of COVID-19

As coronavirus cases reached a new high on Friday in the US, Dr. Anthony Fauci now believes a mask mandate is necessary to stop the spread of the virus.

New US coronavirus cases top 83,700 for 2nd day in row

A day after the United States set a daily record for new confirmed coronavirus infections, it came very close to doing it again.

FDA approves first treatment for COVID-19

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the antiviral drug Veklury (remdesivir).

Report unveils COVID-19 racial inequities in NJ

According to a report recently released by the New Jersey Policy Perspective (NJPP), major racial disparities exist in COVID-19 cases in the Garden State. Black and Latino residents are overrepresented among the state’s coronavirus positive cases, hospitalizations and deaths.

Med students share: Why I want to be a doctor now

The White Coat ceremony represents a rite of passage, launching first-year medical students on their formal careers in a gathering of faculty, colleagues and family.

As clinical trials halt, U.S. covid cases surge

Eli Lilly announced this week that it would pause a government-sponsored COVID-19 clinical trial because of a potential safety concern.

The doctor is out: A workforce shortage

When it comes to healthcare, 2020 continues to be a bitter pill—and people in the industry are reporting it could get worse.

Confused by Medicare options? What to know

Once a year, an important window of opportunity arrives for Medicare beneficiaries and those about to enroll in the government’s health insurance program for older Americans.

Cuomo warns of rise in NY COVID hospitalizations

Amid New York's spike in COVID cases in "micro clusters" across about a dozen neighborhoods, coronavirus hospitalizations are now also on the rise.

NY, NJ continue to see concerning spike in coronavirus cases

New York and New Jersey health officials continued to monitor a troubling uptick in coronavirus cases Saturday.

COVID Alert NY app notifies users of possible COVID-19 exposure

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced the launch of COVID-19 exposure notification mobile apps in their respective states that will serve as crucial tools to supplement the effort to trace and contact individuals subject to ...

Get your home ready for work and school this winter

Although preparing your home for winter is a fairly consistent process year-to-year, many homes have seen significantly more use this year due to COVID-19 restrictions.