State health department publishes draft medical marijuana regulations; public comment period begins Dec. 31The draft rules, released by the health department yesterday, govern the manufacture, distribution, prescription and use of marijuana for medical purposes.
- There was one confirmed human case of West Nile virus in Suffolk County this year, Suffolk health commissioner announced Dec. 12: a senior in the Town of Islip was hospitalized in late August and has since recovered.
- Are you automatically enrolled in Medicare when you turn 65? Can you have both a Medicare Advantage policy and a Medigap policy? Marci’s got answers.
- 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.
- 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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