New york City health commissioner on concerns about polio and monkeypox
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says polio may have been spreading in the state since April.
Over-the-counter hearing aids expected this fall in US
The Food and Drug Administration says the regulation creates a new class of hearing aids that don’t require a medical exam, a prescription and other specialty evaluations.
Buy medicine or food? NY’s food insecurity crisis tied to poor health
Democrat & Chronicle
A new survey dives deep into the lived experiences of New Yorkers who are food insecure and contrasts them with the food-secure population and the impact on health.
New York reproductive care eroding amid Catholic-secular hospital mergers
Access to common reproductive health services is shrinking in much of the state due to mergers between secular and Catholic-run health care facilities.
West Nile virus detected in 2 New York City residents, record number of mosquitos
CBS New York
Health officials say there are two human cases in Queens and Brooklyn, and the virus has been detected in a record number of mosquitoes across all five boroughs.