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07/10/16 9:00am
07/10/2016 9:00 AM

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During the summer, considerable emphasis is placed on ways to safeguard against tick bites. Less discussed but also important is how to avoid the omnipresent threat of poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac — three plants that all cause the same itchy, persistent skin rash.  READ

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05/08/16 6:00am
05/08/2016 6:00 AM

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

01/23/16 5:00pm
01/23/2016 5:00 PM

I stepped outside, shovel in hand, and eyed my very snow-worthy Jeep.

But I was overconfident.

As I began to dig into the white stuff, I soon realized I had underestimated the 10 or 12 feet I had to remove in order to actually access my car. Being the overeager newbie reporter that I am, I had unwittingly offered to take photos of the freshly fallen snow, aptly timed as the first task of my morning — or so I thought. READ

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12/13/15 12:00pm
12/13/2015 12:00 PM

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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.

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