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04/20/17 8:00am
CARRIE MILLER PHOTO Eastern Long Island Hospital CEO Paul Connor.

CARRIE MILLER PHOTO Eastern Long Island Hospital CEO Paul Connor.

Eastern Long Island Hospital in Greenport earned the highest grade in Suffolk County for patient safety, according to a recently released report from The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit that aims to improve the quality and safety of American health care. (more…)

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08/01/16 2:00pm

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50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

Groundbreaking for the World Trade Center in New York City took place with jackhammers breaking pavement at  the former site, known as  Radio Row, named for the proliferation of businesses that, in its heyday, sold and repaired radios.

Caesars Palace in Las Vegas opened and was hailed as setting a new standard in luxury in the casino resort industry.

A radio broadcast by China’s Prime Minister Zhou Enlai called on the people of that country to support “the Cultural Revolution.”

Comedian Lenny Bruce, known for his iconoclastic routines that resulted in several arrests , died in Los Angeles of a morphine overdose at the age of 40.

And on Shelter Island … (more…)

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07/27/16 4:30pm
Dr. Nevena Zubcevik described her findings on Lyme disease diagnosis and treatment, and its effect on the brain, to Martha's Vineyard Hospital physicians and members of the public last week.

MARTHA’S VINEYARD TIMES PHOTO Dr. Nevena Zubcevik described her findings on Lyme disease diagnosis and treatment, and its effect on the brain, to Martha’s Vineyard Hospital physicians and members of the public last week.

A place not unlike this Island is engaged in a debate similar to one here about how to best treat Lyme disease and to eradicate tick-borne diseases.

The back-and-forth on the issue on Martha’s Vineyard has made for lively discussions for years, with a new method of treatment making news and triggering negative reactions to the proposal. (more…)

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04/20/15 8:00am
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A rare and potentially fatal tick-borne illness is becoming increasingly prevalent throughout the Northeast, according to the Centers for Disease Control. (more…)