A new form of medical marijuana — a controlled-dose, solid-fill pill — is now available at Columbia Care’s medical marijuana dispensary in Riverhead.
Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead unveiled its new on-site gym Oct. 4. The fitness facility, which features cardio machines and free weights, is exclusively for employees and serves as a platform for other Employee Wellness initiatives, hospital officials announced.
Shawn Widmyer-Natale’s whole world changed when she was diagnosed with breast cancer in her early 30s.
The 5K Walk for Breast Cancer Awareness was held Sunday in Riverhead to benefit the North Fork Breast Health Coalition. The annual loop around Tanger Outlets drew hundreds of supporters.
It takes about five minutes of performing continuous CPR until a person starts to get tired, said Greenport firefighter Mike Richter. After that, they might not push deep enough or consistently enough, he said.
But a new device purchased by the Greenport Fire Department using donated money from Peconic Landing — which is also now in use by other fire departments on the North Fork — is helping to solve that problem. READ
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
A home delivery service will be created for patients as part of New York’s expanded medical marijuana program, according to an announcement by the state Department of Health.
Eastern Long Island Hospital announced that its annual summer gala, themed “Under the Tuscan Sky,” on Aug. 13 raised over $285,000. READ
Jesse and Fran Jackson credit music for allowing them to meet and fall in love nearly 71 years ago. As Mr. Jackson puts it, his wife was the only woman he had met who could keep up with him as they danced “the old cow pin stomp,” in the 1940s. READ