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The first step to the chain of survival: the importance...

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 C...

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

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

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...

Think you're not at risk? Think again

Today is World Hepatitis Day, designated by the World Health Organization to raise awareness of the disease afflicting nearly 400 million pe...

Fitness trends: Spin your way to good health

Group exercise is an easy way to get yourself motivated if you’ve been falling behind on your workout. Not only does it give you an opport...

Four North Fork waterways to help your family get in...

The North Fork’s waterways from the Peconic to the Sound to the bountiful bays are not only beautiful to look at, but they can also help y...

Walk your way to fitness — nine local trails to hike...

Taking a nice, long hike with your family is not only a great way to spend time together, but it is one way to fit a regular exercise routin...

How to protect yourself from West Nile this summer

One bird from Suffolk County has tested positive so far this year for the West Nile virus, a disease which has killed 7 people and infected ...

Family fitness: Five ways to stay fit this summer

Staying healthy and fit through a regular exercise route can be a challenge for a busy family, but Greg Trent, a personal trainer in Riverhe...

Most common causes for emergency room visits

Between the hours of waiting for doctors, running tests and anxiously awaiting results, there is never a truly good time to visit the emerge...

Keeping your kids safe while they swim this summer

Every day, an average of ten people die from unintentional drowning in the United States. The Long Island Drowning Prevention Task Force was...

Paddle-boarding and yoga: an unlikely friendship

Paddle-boarding and yoga? What does one have to do with the other? A lot more than you'd think, according to Riverhead native Kelly Spence, ...

What to expect when you or a loved one is...

If you suspect that you or a loved one is suffering a stroke, the first thing you should do is call 911 or head right to the hospital. But o...

Diabetes Self-Management Education Seminar

The Suffolk County Department of Health Services in collaboration with Cornell University Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County is offerin...

Caring for aging parents: Riverhead Town offers a wealth of...

  For those that are caring for an elderly or sick parent, there are more than a few resources that are provided by the Town of River...
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