Dozens of hospital staffers across Long Island were fired or suspended for not complying with a New York State mandate to get the Covid-19 vaccine by the Sept. 27 deadline, officials said.
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Wednesday she will appoint Dr. Mary Bassett, who previously served as New York City’s health commissioner, to serve New York State in the same capacity — taking over for outgoing agency chief Howard Zucker on Dec. 1.
Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE said on Monday their Covid-19 vaccine induced a robust immune response in 5- to 11-year-olds, and they plan to ask for authorization to use the vaccine in children in that age range in the United States, Europe, and elsewhere as soon as possible.
Certain lifestyle choices can promote a strong immune system. Here are some tips from the experts.
Believe in a Cure, a Port Washington-based nonprofit organization, helps fund important scientific research toward finding a cure for FOXG1 syndrome.
Not long after several drug manufacturers and pharmacy chains agreed to pay multimillion-dollar settlements to resolve lawsuits holding Big Pharma accountable for its role in the opioid epidemic, a rash of fatal overdoses on Long Island underscored that the fight is far from over.
The FDA fully approved the two-dose vaccine for use in people age 16 and older.
All New York State healthcare workers will need to be vaccinated against Covid-19 by Sept. 27, according to a new mandate from outgoing Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday.
Causing minimal disruption to the lives of children and their families is one of the goals of MSK Kids.
According to the American Heart Association, sedentary jobs have increased by 83 percent since 1950, and technology has reduced many people’s need to get up and move. Inactivity is taking a considerable toll on public health.