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HOSPITAL NEWS

Hundreds of joint replacement patients danced away with international dancing...

Internationally renowned dance instructor Alfonso Triggiani taught hundreds of joint replacement patients the hottest dance moves as they burn up the dance floor at the 10th annual Joint Replacement R...

Medical Speaker Series: Innovative Treatment for Hip and Knee Pain.

Peconic Bay Medical Center presents the latest in the "Ask the Expert” Medical Speaker Series: Innovative Treatment for Hip and Knee Pain. This Free community Orthopedic Program will take place on...

PBMC’s School of Radiologic Technology graduates twelve

Peconic Bay Medical Center School of Radiologic Technology graduated twelve new Radiologic Technologists for the healthcare work force of Long Island on Saturday night, August 23, 2014 at Rock Hill Co...
HEALTH

The first step to the chain of survival: the importance of learning CPR

Whether you are a parent, grandparent or babysitter, taking a CPR class should be at the top of your priority list, says East Moriches EMT Critical Care Provider Kerrie Franceschini. “You can make...

Marci's Medicare Answers: home health care, fraud and Medicare Savings Program

Dear Marci, I have Original Medicare. What requirements do I have to meet in order for Medicare to cover home health care? —Rachel Dear Rachel, Medicare will pay for home health care if you ...

Using yoga to balance, relax and be healthy

It’s been around for more than five thousand years, its physical and mental health benefits are abundant and more than 20.4 million people in the United States use it to mediate, exercise and relax....

health and lifestyle blogs

IN THE KITCHEN

A gratifying skillet breakfast

Awakening to the smells and sounds of breakfast cooking in the kitchen can be one of the most gratifying things a p...

Pumpkin spice and everything nice

The scent of autumn has landed itself smack in the center of my kitchen. Pumpkin spice and all the warm delicious t...

Give beets a chance

Is summer really over? I guess you could say it's close to its end. We are left in that limbo between warm days and...
BITS AND PIECES

Potholes in the road to tranquility

I’ve been taking beach walks since I moved to Jamesport over nine years ago. I gravitate to the sand and sea in a...

Prisoners of our own dissatisfaction

“Most people are as happy as they make up their minds to be.” So said our 16th president, Abraham Lincoln. I ...

When one door closes, another opens: Learning to let go

Have you ever felt like you were straddling two worlds? Not in an extraterrestrial sense, but where one chapter of ...
NATURAL LIVING

The joys and sorrows of back-to-school

I think I may be the only person who doesn't love when my kids go back to school. I saw all the smiling faces of th...

Feeling brave? Hit the giant thrift store on Labor Day weekend

The saying goes, "opposites attract." In my younger years, I thought this sounded ridiculous. Why would I want to s...

Nothing says Sunday morning like bacon in the frying pan

Alarm clocks are my nemesis. We are slaves to an alarm six days out of every week. And my husband insists on using ...
LIFE ON PURPOSE

The cross at Ground Zero

“What was God thinking when he let the buildings fall but left this cross?” This question, posed to me o...

It is love alone that counts

It is a little scary to view the chaos in the world today. The world appears to be at war. There are battles o...

Running: lessons from a 5K race

I did it! I completed the 5K run sponsored by the Jamesport Fire Department! Notice that I said “finished...
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