There is a contagious virus that is making its way up the east coast and has now landed in New York. It typically affects children although some adult cases have been documented. Here's what to look for and protect your kids from so they don't come down with it when school starts.
We all try and protect ourselves from mosquitoes this time of year. Now, after extensive testing across the state, it was discovered that all regions contain mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus. Here's how you can protect yourself.
What exactly was on the envelope that got 3 state workers sick on Tuesday? Sounds like the opening line to joke, but this wasn't anything to laugh at. Police say state workers have been taken to a hospital after becoming ill in their Albany office when one of them opened a letter from a fo…
This has been one of the worst flu seasons in recent years and it's gotten to the point where Chrissy has been taking extreme measures to make sure the studio is germ free. While it's greatly appreciated, Jess and I thought things have been getting a little out of hand. We felt that Chrissy was lite…
So I got the flu this year. I have been in isolation in my bedroom since I was diagnosed. Fortunately, I made sure that my dog Freddie stayed away from me too, and it's a good thing because I found out he could catch it too.
'Tis the season, flu season. This most wonderful time of year (note sarcasm) runs from October through May. There are five ways that you can give yourself the best shot at not getting the dreaded flu according to the Department of Health.
I remember hearing or seeing a news story at some point in my past of a person becoming suddenly ill behind the wheel of their vehicle while driving on the Northway and the amazing way they got themselves to safety. It freaked me out.