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NBC News’ Tom Costello shares doctors’ stories from the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. One doctor, so desperate for supplies, buys off the black market. Another is concerned for her patients and the devastating impact of not allowing visitors into the hospital.   Watch it here...

New Jersey officials have been slow to set an exact timeline for when they project the state’s already overburdened health system will experience a surge in coronavirus-related hospitalizations. Read More >...

In an effort to help keep the patients, staff, and community safe during the coronavirus crisis, Salerno Medical has taken the initiative to triage our patients prior to entering the East Orange and Newark medical offices. Triage tents have been set up at the...

Vaccines provide immunity against targeted diseases through antibodies that have been produced or stimulated by the vaccine itself. These antibodies come from an agent that caused the disease you are attempting to neutralize or protect against, possibly a synthetic version.  Vaccines are categorized into two...

Being dizzy may be defined as silly, scatterbrained, unbalanced or bewildered. However, its primary meaning may be a sign of health issues that may be consequences or side effects of drugs, prescribed or otherwise, and medical treatments. Unbalanced is closer to that meaning, which, according...

—What Is Pneumonia? How Do We Prevent It?— There are all kinds of ways for pneumonia to infect your lungs. It may come from a virus, bacteria or fungus— maybe a combination of any of them.  The infection inflames air sacs in one or both lungs....

What vaccine should you take? Flu or pneumonia, antivirals or antibiotics? And how do you know, because some symptoms are so similar, to which disease you are exposed? Flu is generally regarded as viral in origin while pneumonia is bacterial. But what can start out...