Last summer, a homeowner in the Nassau Point section of Cutchogue did everything he could to protect himself from contracting a tick-borne illness. He sprayed his lawn with repellent three times and cleared his property of the brush and leaves so attractive to the bloodsucking arachnids. READ
Between evolving dress codes and a shift to electronic record keeping, Cathy Sepko, R.N., has adapted to considerable change during her 40-year career in nursing at Eastern Long Island Hospital.
Roughly two weeks after a New York State mandate took effect requiring that all prescriptions be transmitted to pharmacies electronically, local doctors and pharmacists say they’re adjusting to the change. READ
Not long ago, I was scrolling through my Facebook news feed when I came across a photo of my year-old niece attending her first swimming lesson.
“Aww, that’s cute,” I thought. “But can a baby really be taught how to swim?” READ
March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. And if you’re reading this column, it’s likely that you or someone you know has been affected by the disease, which is the nation’s second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths.
There was a time when Lyme disease made artist Eva Haughie so sick she could no longer recognize her own work. READ
Has someone in your family had glaucoma, making you curious if you carry the genetic disease as well?
Dr. Lawrence Buono, of North Shore Eye Care, is here to help. On Thursday, Dec. 17 from 10 a.m. to noon, the opthamologist will offer free glaucoma screenings at Eastern Long Island Hospital.
Even if you like working out, finding the time and energy to drive to spin class — particularly in cold-weather months when you’d rather be binge-watching “Game of Thrones” — can be a real drag.
Enter GymGuyz, an in-home personal training franchise opening soon on the North Fork that will bring the workouts to you.