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.
Before you turn angrily to the next page because I’ve dared to write about ways to make Thanksgiving dinner healthier, please hear me out: I love butter with an intensity that rivals that of the late Julia Child and I’m a total sugar fiend.
Around the holidays, people begin thinking about ways they can give back to the less fortunate.
Until recently, whenever I heard the word “meditation” I immediately pictured a New Age guru with a soothing voice telling me to close my eyes and imagine myself on a tropical island, breathing in the sultry air. READ
Music, said Gregory Garrett, can have a “tremendous” effect on people.
A few weeks ago, I did something I quickly learned was a mistake: I applied a dab of peppermint essential oil to my temples and wrists, inadvertently giving myself a mild chemical burn. READ
If you experience a medical emergency, you may not be able to tell first responders what health conditions you have or what medications you’re taking. You may not be able to communicate at all. This can make the job of emergency medical technicians more difficult, potentially even putting your life at risk. READ