CDC Closes Loophole That Kept COVID Vaccine Trial Participants, Foreigners From Getting Boosters
Until recently, people vaccinated overseas and anyone given shots authorized outside the U.S. weren’t eligible to get boosters — even if they were high risk.
Updated: Dec 3, 2021 3:00 PM
NY Pediatricians Prep For Early Rush to Vaccinate Youngsters
"We have about 1,400 children just in our practice that will become eligible. If you imagine a third of that population calling us Monday to schedule the appointment as soon as possible, then you understand."
Oct 30, 2021 12:13 PM
COVID Vaccines Are Coming For Kids Aged 5-11. Here’s What New Yorkers Need To Know.
The Pfizer vaccine for young children cleared its first FDA vote Tuesday, so elementary school-aged kids could become eligible as soon as next week.
Updated: Nov 3, 2021 12:20 PM
The First American To Take A COVID Vaccine Just Got A Booster. Here’s How To Get Yours.
Waning immunity and the delta variant make the booster a good idea for some people.
Oct 9, 2021 9:00 AM
Calls Grow In NY To Fully Outlaw Tobacco, As Federal Menthol Ban Looms
A federal ban on tobacco could avert 633,000 deaths, a third among African Americans. Critics say it could increase policing in communities of color.
May 25, 2021 2:36 PM
FDA Warns 'CBD Has The Potential To Harm You'
Among the 15 companies who received warning letters was Bella Rose Labs, which operates out of Brooklyn.
Dec 2, 2019 1:31 PM
Potentially Deadly Raisins Recalled In NYC
Deshi Distributors has identified allergen contamination in its golden raisins.
Updated: May 15, 2019 1:24 PM
PSA: Maybe Avoid Spicy Tuna Rolls For The Time Being
The CDC and FDA warn that ground, raw Jensen Tuna has been recalled over Salmonella contamination.
Updated: Apr 17, 2019 5:55 PM
Update: Some Romaine Now Safe To Eat
All romaine NOT from California's Central Coast growing region cleared for consumption.
Updated: Nov 27, 2018 11:46 AM
Vape Giant Juul Scales Back Social Media & Tries To Block Sales To Minors
Juul deleted its Instagram and Facebook accounts, and will pull flavored pods from retail stores.
Updated: Nov 13, 2018 4:58 PM
City Agrees To Postpone Enforcement Of Calorie Count Law Until Next Year
City health officials announced Friday that they'd be delaying enforcement of an expanded calorie labeling law requiring convenience and groceries stores to post calorie counts for prepared food.
Updated: Aug 27, 2017 4:08 PM
You Don't Want To Know About This Prepared Food Facility Supplying Whole Foods...
"Inspectors said they found foods like pesto pasta and mushroom quesadillas being prepared or stored in places where condensation was dripping from ceilings, a doorway and a fan."
Updated: Jun 15, 2016 3:46 PM
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