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
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.
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
The prospect of defending a thesis to a panel of discerning advisers is enough to make any Ph.D. candidate sweat. Still, I’m willing to bet most of them haven’t done it from home, via Skype video software, just five weeks after receiving a kidney transplant. READ
Riverhead orthodontist Dr. Victor Grazina knows just how much straight teeth can bolster a child’s self-confidence. READ
Self-identified “problem drinker” Romola Hodas used to attend abstinence-based Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, but she stopped after deciding she didn’t want to give up alcohol altogether. READ
For the past 15 years, I’ve worn contact lenses to correct my nearsightedness, the layman’s term for myopia. During that time, I’ve noticed that laser vision correction surgery has become increasingly accessible, especially since many doctors now offer financing options for the procedure, which generally isn’t covered by health insurance. READ