- As winter approaches and flu season is nears full swing, local hospitals are urging people to protect themselves.
- With the arrival of cold and flue season, health officials want residents and health care professionals alike to ‘Get Smart’ about antibiotics use.
- Riverhead Central School District on Nov. 12 reported a confirmed case of MRSA — an antibiotic-resistant bacterial skin infection — at Riverhead High School.
- The Medicare Rights Center answers questions about flu shot coverage, Part D comparison-shopping and the “Extra Help” program that provides assistance with prescription drug costs for seniors with limited incomes.
New Ebola screening protocols, including mandatory quarantines, in NY; two returning travelers in Suffolk being monitoredAs state steps up monitoring of West Africa travelers, and announces mandatory quarantine of people who’ve had direct contact with Ebola victims, East Moriches school district alerts parents that relatives of an employee are among those being monitored, but employee “currently poses no risk.”
- Similarity in early Ebola and flu symptoms will overwhelm hospital screening capabilities if Ebola becomes active outside of W. Africa, PBMC president Andrew Mitchell warns, as governor outlines preparedness plans and L.I. congressman demands action by Homeland Security.
- PBMC officials talk about measures in place to prepare for the unlikely arrival of an Ebola patient in Riverhead.
- Considered one of the largest participatory joint replacement events to take place in the US.
- Peconic Bay Medical Center presents the latest in the “Ask the Expert” Medical Speaker Series: Innovative Treatment for Hip and Knee Pain.
- The mission of the school promises to provide the healthcare system with a caring and competent registered staff Radiologic Technologists with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
- Stony Brook professor receives SUNY Grant to develop spinal cord blood flow device.
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