Longer NYC Commutes, Household Crowding Linked To Higher COVID-19 Rates
During the peak of the city’s first wave, each extra minute added onto the average commute time for a given neighborhood correlated with an increase in the area’s daily case rate.
Sep 20, 2021 1:15 PM
NYC COVID Cases Are Falling But The Positive Testing Rate Is Flat. Here's What It Means For Reopening
The contrast between the city’s declining cases and its flat test positivity speaks to the importance of judging an outbreak by more than one disease metric.
Mar 17, 2021 12:42 PM
Flesh Eating Bacteria Infects Five People Through Exposure In Long Island Sound
All five patients were hospitalized, Connecticut health officials said.
Sep 14, 2020 11:54 AM
[Updated] CDC Says Those Infected By COVID-19 Do Not Need To Get Tested For 3 Months
“People who have tested positive for Covid-19 do not need to quarantine or get tested again for up to three months as long as they do not develop symptoms again."
Aug 14, 2020 3:26 PM
Arts & Entertainment
Two People Claim They Got Ear Infections From The New Museum's Tank
Did the sensory deprivation tank at the New Museum give two visitors an ear infection?
Updated: Dec 9, 2011 5:24 PM
Deadly Listeria Outbreak In Cantaloupes Spreads To NY
Health officials say a NY man has died from a listeria infection from tainted cantaloupes, the 21st death from the outbreak—and the infection will likely spread more.
Updated: Oct 8, 2011 7:22 PM
Doctors Might Be Banned From Wearing Germ-Infested Ties
A new bill to ban doctors from wearing germ-carrying neckties in hospitals is being discussed, but the medical community finds the move a touch ridiculous
Updated: May 5, 2011 7:06 PM
"Butt Enhancement" Quack Injected Women with Caulk
courtesy mydesignsecrets.com New Jersey Health officials are trying to get the
Updated: Mar 7, 2010 1:48 PM
Mumps Outbreak Hits Brooklyn Orthodox Jews
With many cases stemming from an outbreak at a Jewish boys'
Updated: Feb 9, 2010 10:38 AM
Swine Flu May Be Waning
The most recent update about the H1N1 "swine flu" on the
Updated: May 7, 2009 10:49 AM
HIV Test Results Not Completely Positive, Actually Negative
The Dept. of Health is looking into why hundreds of New Yorkers
Updated: Jun 22, 2008 4:25 PM
HIV Among High Schoolers Up Nearly 30%
Kids who weren't even born when AIDS was an epidemic that ravaged
Updated: May 18, 2008 12:01 PM
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