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.

TouroCOM honored for diversity and inclusion

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine today received the 2020 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award for its outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion.

CDC: Coronavirus can linger for 'hours' in the air, airborne spread is possible

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now publicly acknowledging people can be infected with the coronavirus through airborne transmission

NY COVID-19 hot spots hit 5% positivity rate: Cuomo

The state of New York continues to struggle with 20 "hot spots" where coronavirus cases are increasing.

9 NYC zip codes with coronavirus clusters face shutdown of schools, businesses

All non-essential businesses as well as public and private schools in nine New York City zip codes could be closed Wednesday

Study finds New Yorkers overall more likely to seek flu vaccine this year amid COVID-19

EmblemHealth released results of a new study that found that nearly half of New Yorkers will be more likely to get a flu vaccination this fall due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

With COVID-19 raging across the country, hard-hit communities in the South Bronx are slowly starting to rebuild

The pandemic has wreaked havoc on these zip codes, which face the highest fatality rates so far.