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09/23/16 5:21pm
09/23/2016 5:21 PM


Nearly 250,000 women will be diagnosed with an invasive form of breast cancer this year alone. And according to the American Cancer Society, one in about 36 women with the disease will die from it.  READ

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09/04/16 9:00am
09/04/2016 9:00 AM


Dr. Agostino Cervone of Peconic Bay Medical Center jokes that he can tell what kind of surgery a person has had based on the size and location of a scar. In a few years, though, that will become harder to do thanks to the enhancements of laparoscopic surgery. READ

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


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