Doctor dilemma: Independence or health system?
Long Island doctors, caught between rising costs and lower insurance reimbursements, are increasingly giving up ... Read More »
LIer with rare disorder needs lung transplant
A young man with an extremely rare genetic disorder is hopeful this week after a ... Read More »
Lawsuit: Major LI Medicaid provider to close
The suit, filed last week by the New York Legal Assistance Group, seeks to force ... Read More »
Schumer introduces anti-fentanyl legislation
U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer on Friday announced his support for legislation aimed at ... Read More »
State IDs docs in medical marijuana program
A public list of doctors, nurse practitioners and physician assistants registered with New York State’s ... Read More »
Meningitis case reported at LI high school
A student at John F. Kennedy High School in Bellmore has been diagnosed with bacterial ... Read More »
Hospitals alerted of emerging deadly fungus
The state health commissioner issued an advisory to hospitals and nursing homes Friday about an ... Read More »
Old prescription drugs collected on LI
For years, Adelphi University professor Jean Harris had expired medicine in her bathroom. After she ... Read More »
LI nurse, former 'chubby kid' drops 70 pounds
HER STORYMcGrath says she was always the “chubby kid” in school but that it was ... Read More »
Why Nassau County is healthier than Suffolk
Does Nassau County have a higher rate of obesity? Do Suffolk adults binge drink more ... Read More »
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