COURTESY PHOTO | Just breathe. Controlling your breath can lead to a good night’s sleep.
You know when you’re lying in bed, staring at the ceiling, thinking how badly you’d like to fall asleep?
It usually happens after thinking of just about everything else, which for me usually consists of creative story leads I can never remember, appointments I need to plan and when I last got my car’s oil changed. (more…)
New York Blood Center, which supplies all three East End hospitals, said stocks have become “dangerously low” following the Winter Storm Juno.
In a press release, the center issued an urgent call for donors, asking the public to “roll up their sleeves and help rebuild the community’s blood supply.” (more…)
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: you’ve heard of it. More commonly known as MRSA, it’s one of the better-known bacteria around, according to experts at Stony Brook University Medical Center. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announcing a new strategy to battle heroin addiction.
In the ongoing effort to combat the growing use of heroin across Long Island, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced last week a new strategy aimed at making a special drug more accessible to addicts at treatment centers and county facilities — though experts warn it’s no panacea. (more…)
Associated with provisions in the Affordable Care Act of 2010, some Medicare recipients are suddenly finding themselves without a safety net when in need of subsequent care at a skilled nursing facility. (more…)