Kylie Jenner’s $500G donation helps launch lounge for teen cancer patients

Kylie Jenner is helping to improve the lives of teens fighting cancer. The 23-year-old Kylie Cosmetics founder donated $500,000 to Teen Cancer America that has helped launch a new lounge for…

NY lawmakers want probe of how Cuomo also ordered homes for disabled to accept coronavirus patients

A New York state Democratic leader said that after a conversation with a Republican colleague he may open an investigation into a still-in-effect directive from Gov. Andrew Cuomo that requires group homes…

NJ Gov. Murphy office warned ‘patients will die’ before ordering COVID patients into nursing homes: report

Democratic New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy‘s office was warned that ordering nursing homes to readmit residents recovering from COVID-19 would lead to unnecessary deaths, a new report reveals.  But Murphy went ahead with…

Patients expecting COVID-19 vaccine injected with empty syringes at Kroger location in Virginia: report

Multiple patients at a Kroger location in Virginia who were hoping to receive the COVID-19 vaccine were reportedly injected with an empty syringe by mistake, according to a local report. …

Antibiotics overused in coronavirus patients hospitalized early on in pandemic: study

The majority of patients hospitalized with COVID-19 at the start of the pandemic were overprescribed antibiotics, suggests the findings of new research from the Pew Charitable Trusts.  Antibiotics were overprescribed…

Cuomo admin ordered homes for disabled to accept coronavirus patients & never reversed it

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration ordered homes for people with developmental disabilities to accept coronavirus patients — and never rescinded the order.  The April 10 directive, which mirrored the Cuomo administration’s controversial order…

Texas hospitals dealt winter weather blow scramble to get clean water to patients

Some Texas hospital officials are scrambling to bring in clean water supply while delaying elective surgeries after brutal winter weather resulted in a gradually resolving power, and now emerging water, crisis this…

Some coronavirus patients left with nodules on eyeballs, study finds

New evidence released Tuesday documented so-called nodules in the eyes of patients battling severe COVID-19, with scientists hypothesizing causes like virus-related inflammation and positioning patients face down to improve oxygenation. A team…

Dementia patients more at risk for coronavirus infection, hospitalization, study finds

Dementia patients are at an increased risk of contracting the novel coronavirus, suggests the findings of a new, large study that also determined those who suffer from the cognitive condition…

COVID-19 patients with gum disease 9 times more likely to die, study says

Brushing your teeth regularly and maintaining proper oral care can play a big role in the fight against COVID-19 — since patients with gum disease are nine times more likely…